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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
Bill Text: PDF

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  • 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

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  • HB 1233, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/1/2013 at 4:34 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1728 Genetically Engineered Foods Sachs Similar Last Action: 5/3/2013 S Died in Agriculture
    Location: In committee/council (AG)

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    500.90 Page 3 (pdf)

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