or Login to see your representatives.

Access Candidates' and Representatives' Biographies, Voting Records, Interest Group Ratings, Issue Positions, Public Statements, and Campaign Finances

Simply enter your zip code above to get to all of your candidates and representatives, or enter a name. Then, just click on the person you are interested in, and you can navigate to the categories of information we track for them.

Key Votes

HB 2726 - Nutrition Labeling on Menus - Key Vote

Oregon Key Votes

Stages

Family

Issues

Stage Details

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (21-7) - (Key vote)

Title: Nutrition Labeling on Menus

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires chain restaurants with 15 or more locations to make calorie counts and other nutritional information for each menu item available to customers.

Highlights:
-Defines "chain restaurant" as a restaurant with a trade name or service mark that has 15 or more locations in the United States, with a menu composed of at least 80% standardized items (Sec.1). -Requires chain restaurants to make written lists with the total calories, grams of saturated fat, grams of trans fat, grams of carbohydrates, and milligrams of sodium for each menu item available to customers (Sec. 2). -Requires chain restaurants to post calorie information next to each item on their menus, menu board, or food tag in a size and typeface no less prominent than that used to display the price of the menu item (Sec. 3). -Allows the Department of Human Services to inspect chain restaurants for compliance with this Act and establishes a penalty for violations (Sec. 5). -Prevents local governments from having local requirements concerning the disclosure of nutritional information by restaurants (Sec. 6).
Note:

NOTE: A BILL WITH AN EMERGENCY CLAUSE GOES INTO EFFECT IMMEDIATELY UPON ENACTMENT OR ON A SPECIFIED DATE.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (43-15) - (Key vote)

Title: Nutrition Labeling on Menus

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires chain restaurants with 15 or more locations to make calorie counts and other nutritional information for each menu item available to customers.

Highlights:
-Defines "chain restaurant" as a restaurant with a trade name or service mark that has 15 or more locations in the United States, with a menu composed of at least 80% standardized items (Sec.1). -Requires chain restaurants to make written lists with the total calories, grams of saturated fat, grams of trans fat, grams of carbohydrates, and milligrams of sodium for each menu item available to customers (Sec. 2). -Requires chain restaurants to post calorie information next to each item on their menus, menu board, or food tag in a size and typeface no less prominent than that used to display the price of the menu item (Sec. 3). -Allows the Department of Human Services to inspect chain restaurants for compliance with this Act and establishes a penalty for violations (Sec. 5). -Prevents local governments from having local requirements concerning the disclosure of nutritional information by restaurants (Sec. 6).
Note:

NOTE: A BILL WITH AN EMERGENCY CLAUSE GOES INTO EFFECT IMMEDIATELY UPON ENACTMENT OR ON A SPECIFIED DATE.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Nutrition Labeling on Menus

Sponsors

Back to top