H.R. 3895 (110th): MEAL Act


Oct 18, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 18, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Rosa DeLauro

Representative for Connecticut's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 18, 2007
Length: 11 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to extend the food labeling requirements of the Nutrition Labeling and Education Act of 1990 to enable customers to make informed choices about the nutritional content of standard menu items in large chain restaurants.

Summary (CRS)

Menu Education and Labeling Act or the MEAL Act - Amends the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act to require restaurants that are a part of a chain with 20 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 18, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3895”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


14 cosponsors (14D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 5563 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 8, 2006

H.R. 2426 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 14, 2009

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