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ACR 161 - Establishes September as "Food Literacy Awareness Month" - Key Vote

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Edward Hernandez voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation-Resolution.

Read statements Edward Hernandez made in this general time period.

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NOTE: THIS IS A NON-BINDING CONCURRENT RESOLUTION. IT IS NOT SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR AND THEREFORE DOES NOT HOLD THE WEIGHT OF LAW.

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Legislation-Resolution - Resolution Passed (Senate) (22-13) - (Key vote)

Title: Establishes September as "Food Literacy Awareness Month"

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a resolution that establishes the month of September as Food Literacy Awareness Month.

Highlights:
  • Establishes the month of September as Food Literacy Awareness Month.
  • Defines “food literacy” as the understanding of the impact of an individual’s food choices on the individual’s health, environment, and community.
  • Alleges that people who shop at farmers’ markets strengthen the local economy while decreasing the demand on transportation from outlying areas.
  • Alleges that food items sold in a more direct way, such as at farmers’ markets, are less processed and can result in significant energy savings.

 

Legislation-Resolution - Resolution Passed (House) (53-21) - (Key vote)

Title: Establishes September as "Food Literacy Awareness Month"

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a resolution that establishes the month of September as Food Literacy Awareness Month.

Highlights:
  • Establishes the month of September as Food Literacy Awareness Month.
  • Defines “food literacy” as the understanding of the impact of an individual’s food choices on the individual’s health, environment, and community.
  • Alleges that people who shop at farmers’ markets strengthen the local economy while decreasing the demand on transportation from outlying areas.
  • Alleges that food items sold in a more direct way, such as at farmers’ markets, are less processed and can result in significant energy savings.

 

Legislation-Resolution - Introduced (House) -

Title: Establishes September as "Food Literacy Awareness Month"

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