Maine LD 456: An Act To Include Nonalcoholic Malt Beverages in the List of Exempt Products in the Law Regarding the Labeling of Genetically Engineered Products

LD 456 (subjects: FOOD , LABELING )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=456&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Russell Black of Wilton: (R – District 114) — e-mail

6 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
2/24/2015 House Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION AND FORESTRY.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
2/24/2015 Senate On motion by Senator EDGECOMB of Aroostook Tabled until Later in Today’s Session, pending REFERENCE , in concurrence.
Unfinished Business
2/26/2015 Senate Unfinished Business
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4/1/2015 Senate Unfinished Business
4/2/2015 Senate Unfinished Business
4/7/2015 Senate Unfinished Business
4/9/2015 Senate Unfinished Business
4/14/2015 Senate Taken from the table by the President
On motion by Senator Edgecomb of Aroostook REFERRED to the Committee on AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION AND FORESTRY , in concurrence.
5/20/2015 House Reports READ.
On motion of Representative HICKMAN of Winthrop, the Majority Ought to Pass Report was ACCEPTED.
The Bill was READ ONCE.
Under suspension of the rules, the Bill was given its SECOND READING without REFERENCE to the Committee on Bills in the Second Reading.
The Bill was PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
5/21/2015 Senate Reports READ.
On motion by Senator EDGECOMB of Aroostook the Majority Ought to Pass Report ACCEPTED, in concurrence.
READ ONCE.
Under suspension of the Rules, READ A SECOND TIME and PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED, in concurrence.
5/26/2015 House PASSED TO BE ENACTED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
5/27/2015 Senate PASSED TO BE ENACTED, in concurrence.

Bill Text

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An Act To Include Nonalcoholic Malt Beverages in the List of Exempt Products in the Law Regarding the Labeling of Genetically Engineered Products

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 22 MRSA 2594, sub- 3, as enacted by PL 2013, c. 436, 1 and affected by 2, is amended to read:

3. Exempt products. Alcoholic beverages , nonalcoholic malt beverages and medical food are exempt from the disclosure requirements of this chapter. For purposes of this subsection, “nonalcoholic malt beverage” means a malt beverage that contains less than 1/2 of 1% alcohol by volume.

summary

This bill exempts nonalcoholic malt beverages from the disclosure requirements of the laws regulating the labeling of genetically engineered products.

Patterns of Support

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