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2009 Regular Session
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At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Representative Greenlick, Kotek, Senator Bates
Regular Sponsors: Senator Morrisette
Bill Title: Relating to nutritional information for consumers; and declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Requires chain restaurant to make certain nutritional information regarding menu items offered by restaurant available to customers.
Requires chain restaurant to inform customers of information availability. Requires chain restaurant to post total calorie information in specified manners and locations. Directs Department of Human Services to adopt rules to administer and enforce requirements. Directs department to create exception for drive-through areas under specified circumstances. Assigns caloric and other nutritional values to certain alcoholic beverages. Authorizes imposition of civil penalty for violation of nutritional information provisions that remains uncorrected following opportunity to cure violation without penalty. Limits civil penalty to not less than $250 and not more than $1,000. Preempts local governments from adopting requirements for determination or disclosure of nutritional information by chain] restaurant. Makes nutrition typical value determination requirement operative January 1, 2010. Makes nutritional information disclosure requirements operative January 1, 2011. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
Chapter Number: Chapter 314
Fiscal Impact: Has Minimal Fiscal Impact
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
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