S. 2217: Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2015

Introduced:

Oct 29, 2015

Status:

Referred to Committee on Oct 29, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on October 29, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Roy Blunt

Junior Senator from Missouri

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 29, 2015
Length: 9 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted (details)

See Instead:

H.R. 2017 (same title)
Passed House — Feb 12, 2016

About the bill

Full Title

A bill 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

Oct 29, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

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