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SB 558: Genetically Engineered Food


Genetically Engineered Food; Providing a list of raw agricultural commodities found by the Legislature to be cultivated commercially in genetically engineered form; requiring manufacturer, processor, packer, distributor, and retail food store labeling practices for genetically engineered foods by a specified date; exempting specified foods, commodities, ingredients, and other substances from the labeling requirements, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 5/2/2014 Senate - Died in Agriculture
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Agriculture (AG)
  2. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  3. Regulated Industries (RI)
  4. Community Affairs (CA)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    12/20/2013 Senate • Filed
    1/10/2014 Senate • Referred to Agriculture; Commerce and Tourism; Regulated Industries; Community Affairs -SJ 46
    2/3/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Agriculture, 02/10/14, 4:00 pm, 301 Senate Office Building --Meeting cancelled
    3/4/2014 Senate • Introduced -SJ 46
    5/2/2014 Senate • Died in Agriculture

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  • SB 558, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 12/20/2013 at 10:00 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1 Genetically Engineered Foods Rehwinkel Vasilinda Similar Last Action: 5/2/2014 H Died in Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee
    Location: In committee/council (ANRS)

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    500.90 Page 3 (pdf)

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