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  1. Introduced Jan 10, 2013
  2. Passed House
  3. Passed Senate
  4. Signed into Law

HB 1196

Indiana House Bill

Genetically engineered food. Provides that, beginning July 1, 2014, any food that is offered for retail sale is misbranded if it is not disclosed that the food is or may have been entirely or partially produced with genetic engineering. Provides that, beginning July 1, 2014, a food that is genetically engineered or a processed food may not state or imply that the food is natural. Establishes exceptions to the disclosure requirements and prohibition on stating a food is natural. Requires the state department of health (department) to administer and enforce the disclosure and labeling requirements. Allows the department to adopt rules. Establishes a Class A infraction for violations. Allows the department or a person to seek an injunction for a violation.
Session:
2013 Regular Session
Bill Subjects:
Budget, Spending, and Taxes
Sponsors (2):

Votes

There are currently no roll call votes recorded for this bill.

Actions

Date Chamber  
Jan 10, 2013 House First reading: referred to Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
Jan 10, 2013 House Coauthored by Representative Shackleford
Jan 10, 2013 House Authored by Representative Forestal

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