2009 Regular Session


File Code: Commercial Law - Consumer Protection Prior Year Introduction As: HB 1499/08 - HGO
Sponsored By:
Delegates Boteler, Ali, Aumann, Eckardt, Elmore, Frank, George, Glenn, Haddaway, Howard, McComas, Myers, Olszewski, Robinson, Schuler, Shewell, Smigiel, Stein, Stocksdale, Stull, Walkup, and Weir
Public Health - Food Containing a Product of Cloned Animals - Labeling


Requiring persons that manufacture, process, or prepare specified foods that contain any product of a cloned animal or the progeny of a cloned animal to state on the label or packaging of specified foods or on a sign near foods that are not packaged, that the food contains product from a cloned animal or the progeny of a cloned animal; requiring the lettering of the statement on a label, package, or sign to be a specified size or be conspicuous and easily legible to consumers; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Health and Government Operations
Hearing 3/3 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Joseph C. Boteler, III, District 8
Delegate Saqib Ali, District 39
Delegate Susan L. M. Aumann, District 42
Delegate Adelaide C. Eckardt, District 37B
Delegate D. Page Elmore, District 38A
Delegate William J. Frank, District 42
Delegate Ron George, District 30
Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn, District 45
Delegate Jeannie Haddaway, District 37B
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate LeRoy E. Myers, Jr., District 1C
Delegate John A. Olszewski, Jr., District 6
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Todd Schuler, District 8
Delegate Tanya T. Shewell, District 5A
Delegate Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., District 36
Delegate Dana Stein, District 11
Delegate Nancy R. Stocksdale, District 5A
Delegate Paul S. Stull, District 4A
Delegate Mary Roe Walkup, District 36
Delegate Michael H. Weir, Jr., District 6

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Animals -see also- Birds; Turtles
Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Food -see also- Kosher; Meat, Poultry, Seafood; Milk
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Signs and Billboards

Bill affects the following Statute:

Health - General
( 21-214 )


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