H.R. 3562 (101st): Nutrition Labeling and Education Act of 1990

Introduced:

Oct 31, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 8, 1990

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 8, 1990.

Law:

Pub.L. 101-535

Sponsor:

Henry Waxman

Representative for California's 24th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 8, 1990

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to prescribe nutrition labeling for foods, and for other purposes.

Summary

The Nutrition Labeling and Education Act (NLEA) (Public Law 101-535) is a 1990 United States Federal law. It was signed into law on November 8, 1990 by President George H. W. Bush.

The law gives the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authority to require nutrition labeling of most foods regulated by the Agency; and to require that all nutrient content ...

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History

Oct 31, 1989
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 16, 1990
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jul 30, 1990
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 24, 1990
 
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 26, 1990
 
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 8, 1990
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This page is about a bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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