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SB 2687 - Prohibits Local Government Management of Nutrition Labeling - Key Vote

Mississippi Key Votes

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibits Local Government Management of Nutrition Labeling

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (92-26) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Local Government Management of Nutrition Labeling

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits local government from regulating the sales and marketing of food and drinks.

Highlights:
  • Specifies that only the state legislature has the authority to regulate the sales and marketing of food and nonalcoholic beverages served by restaurants, retail outlets, and vending machines (Sec. 1).
  • Prohibits any office without statewide authority from engaging in activities including, but not limited to, the following (Sec. 1):
    • Enacting or upholding local legislations related to the provision of food nutrition information or consumer incentive items;
    • Limiting the sales or production of food items approved by federal or state agencies; or
    • Conditioning any license or permit for a food service operation upon the existence or non-existence of food-based health disparities.

 

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (50-1) -

Title: Prohibits Local Government Management of Nutrition Labeling

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Prohibits Local Government Management of Nutrition Labeling

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