2007 Regular Session


File Code: Public Health
Sponsored By:
Senators Forehand, Pugh, and Raskin
Food Service Facilities - Use of Artificial Trans Fat - Prohibition


Providing for the types of foods that contain artificial trans fat; prohibiting a food service facility from using food containing artificial trans fat for specified purposes; providing for a specified exception to the use of trans fat in a food service facility; requiring a food service facility to maintain on-site the original label for specified food under specified circumstances; authorizing a food service facility to provide specified documentation indicating the contents of a food instead of providing the original label; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Senate Action
First Reading Finance
Hearing 3/8 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Finance
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Jennie M. Forehand, District 17
Senator Catherine E. Pugh, District 40
Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Electronic Government
Food -see also- Kosher; Meat, Poultry, Seafood; Milk
Health -see also- Mental Health
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Rules and Regulations

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Health - General
( 21-301 , 21-304 , 21-353 , 21-354 , 21-355 , 21-356 , 21-1214 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered