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Key Votes

AB 1656 - Requiring Fur Product Labeling - Key Vote

California Key Votes

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Issues

Stage Details

Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Requiring Fur Product Labeling

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (22-11) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (59-11) - (Key vote)

Title: Requiring Fur Product Labeling

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that, beginning September 1, 2011, prohibits the sale or display for sale of clothing apparel made wholly or partially of fur without having attached thereto and conspicuously displayed a tag or label that includes the names of both the animal or animals from which the fur was acquired and the country of origin of any imported furs.

Highlights:
-Exempts used clothing from the fur labeling requirement (Sec. 1). -Specifies that a violation of the fur labeling requirement is punishable by a fine of up to $500 for the first violation and a fine of up to $1,000 for each subsequent violation (Sec. 1). -Specifies that each article of clothing not labeled properly constitutes a separate violation (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Requiring Fur Product Labeling

Sponsors

  • Ted W. Lieu (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Fiona Ma (CA - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Elaine Kontominas Alquist (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Bob Blumenfield (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mike Eng (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mike Feuer (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Dave Jones (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jose Solorio (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
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