Food donations; labeling, liability. (HB1293)

Introduced By

Del. Elizabeth Bennett-Parker (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patron Del. Jackie Glass (D-Norfolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Food donations; labeling; liability. Exempts individuals and entities that donate food and charitable organizations that accept food donations from criminal and civil liability for donating or receiving food past its best-by date or other non-safety labels so long as all parties are informed. The bill provides that immunity from liability shall not apply in instances of gross negligence or intentional misconduct. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/20/2022Presented and ordered printed 22104304D
01/20/2022Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/31/2022Assigned ACNR sub: Agriculture
01/31/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB1293)
02/09/2022Stricken from docket by Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

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