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AB 126 - Requires Calorie Disclosure by Certain Restaurants - Key Vote

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Requires Calorie Disclosure by Certain Restaurants

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (11-10) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (25-14) - (Key vote)

Title: Requires Restaurant Chains to Disclose Calorie Counts

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires restaurant chains to disclose calorie counts.

Highlights:
  • Requires an owner or operator of a restaurant who meets the following criteria to comply with certain federal regulations including, but not limited to, the disclosure of nutrient content (Sec. 1):
    • The restaurant is part of a chain with 15 or more locations in the state;
    • The restaurant is part of a chain with 20 or more locations; or 
    • The restaurant elects to be subject to the federal regulations. 
  • Authorizes the following individuals to enforce the provisions of this bill (Sec. 1):
    • The officers and agents of the Divisions of Public and Behavioral Health of the Department of Health and Human Services;
    • The officers and agents of local boards of health; or
    • The appropriate local law enforcement agency. 
  • Classifies a violation of the provisions of this bill as a misdemeanor (Sec. 2).
  • Establishes the following penalties for a restaurant owner or operator who violates the provisions of this bill within the previous 5 years (Sec. 2):
    • A fine between $50 and $500 for a first offense;
    • A fine between $100 and $1,000 for a second offense; and
    • A fine between $250 and $2,500 for a third or subsequent offense.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Requires Restaurant Chains to Disclose Calorie Counts

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