March 31, 2009(Key vote)
Title: Calorie Information Posting Requirement for Restaurants
Vote Smart's Synopsis:
Vote to pass a bill that requires all restaurants in West Virginia to post caloric information for every item on the menu.
-Requires the Governors Office of Health Enhancement and Lifestyle Planning to establish a Healthy Lifestyles Restaurant Calorie Posting Program, which requires all restaurants to provide caloric information at the point of purchase (Article 1E).
-Requires restaurants to post the total number of calories in each item of the menu (Article 1E).
-Includes drive-through windows, salad bars, buffet line, and cafeteria services (Article 1E).
NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.