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HB 1233: Genetically Engineered Foods

GENERAL BILL by Rehwinkel Vasilinda ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Cruz ; Pafford

Genetically Engineered Foods; Provides definitions; provides list of commercial commodities commonly cultivated in genetically engineered form and requires DACS to publish list by specified date & to update published list annually; provides mandatory labeling requirements for genetically engineered raw agricultural commodities & processed foods made with or derived from genetically engineered ingredients; exempts specified foods, commodities, ingredients, & other substances from labeling requirements; authorizes department to adopt rules; provides for enforcement of labeling requirements; provides penalties & civil remedies.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 5/3/2013 House - Died in Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee
Location: In committee/council (ANRS)
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/1/2013 House • Filed
3/5/2013 House • Introduced -HJ 118
3/8/2013 House • Referred to Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee; Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 212
5/3/2013 House • Died in Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee