Genetically engineered foods; definition, labeling of food, penalty. (HB1591)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Genetically engineered foods; penalty. Defines "genetically engineered"; establishes conditions under which a food must be labeled as "genetically engineered" and must, in some cases, bear additional labeling; and provides that a violation of the section is a Class 3 misdemeanor. Amends § 3.2-5120, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/08/2015Committee
01/08/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15100608D
01/08/2015Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/19/2015Assigned ACNRsub: Agriculture
01/19/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1591)
01/26/2015Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/10/2015Left in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources