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H.R. 772: Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2017

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 772 amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetics Act to clarify the information certain retail food chain establishments, with 20 or more locations, must disclose about nutrition to the consumer to prevent overly burdensome regulations for certain establishments, such as convenience stores, supermarkets, grocery stores and pizza restaurants, and to provide flexibility in how restaurants display calorie information.

Specifically, the bill allows retail food establishments where the majority of orders are placed by customers who are off-premises at the time such order is placed, such as pizza restaurants ...

Sponsor and status

Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 5th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 6, 2018
Length: 10 pages

Jan 31, 2017


Passed House (Senate next) on Feb 6, 2018

This bill passed in the House on February 6, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.


32% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Jan 31, 2017

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Jun 9, 2017
Considered by Health

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jul 27, 2017
Ordered Reported

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

Jan 8, 2018
Reported by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Jan 31, 2018
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Feb 6, 2018
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 772 is 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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