H.R. 2017: Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2015

Introduced:

Apr 23, 2015

Status:

Passed House on Feb 12, 2016

This bill passed in the House on February 12, 2016 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Representative for Washington's 5th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 22, 2016
Length: 9 pages

Prognosis:

18% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to improve and clarify certain disclosure requirements for restaurants and similar retail food establishments, and to amend the authority to bring proceedings under section 403A.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Summary

Legislation scheduled for a House vote this week seeks to change the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) labeling requirements for nutrition information displayed by restaurants, convenience stores, grocery stores, and pizzerias. The Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2015 (H.R. 2017) would direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to issue new rules to allow a food ...

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History

Apr 23, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 18, 2015
 
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.

Feb 12, 2016
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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