2011-2012 session

AB 88 ( Huffman )

Food labeling: genetically engineered food.

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Status:
Amended Assembly March 21, 2011
Died  
Location:
Assembly Desk Asm Appropriations
Scheduled hearings:
None
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Location: Assembly Desk Appropriations Committee Appropriations Committee
Feb. 1, 2012
From committee without further action pursuant to Joint Rule 62(a).
Jan. 19, 2012
In committee: Set, second hearing. Failed passage.
 Vote: Asm Appropriations
Ayes: 7
Noes: 9
Abstain: 1
Jan. 18, 2012
May 27, 2011
In committee: Hearing postponed by committee.
May 18, 2011
In committee: Set first hearing. Failed passage. Reconsideration granted.
 Vote: Asm Appropriations
Ayes: 17
Noes: 0
Abstain: 0
 Vote: Asm Appropriations
Ayes: 6
Noes: 9
Abstain: 2
May 17, 2011
May 4, 2011
From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 10. Noes 6.) (May 3). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
May 3, 2011
 Vote: Asm Health
Ayes: 10
Noes: 6
Abstain: 3
April 29, 2011
April 26, 2011
In committee: Set first hearing. Failed passage. Reconsideration granted.
 Vote: Asm Health
Ayes: 9
Noes: 7
Abstain: 3
 Vote: Asm Health
Ayes: 19
Noes: 0
Abstain: 0
April 21, 2011
March 22, 2011
Re-referred to Com. on HEALTH.
March 21, 2011
From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on HEALTH. Read second time and amended.
 Version: Amended Assembly
Jan. 7, 2011
From printer. May be heard in committee February 6.
Jan. 6, 2011
Read first time. To print.
 Version: Introduced
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Local Stories > There oughta be a law > They may not be buzz worthy, but there are plenty of divisive, vital, even strange bills popping up inside the Capitol this year.
News & Review - Sacramento, Feb. 2, 2012
.noprint {display: none;} To print: Click here or Select File and then Print from your browser's menu This article was printed from the Local Stories section of the Sacramento News & Review, originally published February 2, 2012. This article may be read online at:   http:   Copyright ©2012 Chico Community Publishing, Inc.   Printed on 2012-02-02. There oughta be a ...

Genetically engineered fish should be labeled
San Francisco Chronicle - Opinion, Jan. 19, 2012
... ed fish sold in California be labeled as "genetically engineered." The Consumer Right to Know Act, AB88, introduced by Assemblyman Jared Huffman, D-San Rafael, protects the public's right to know how their food is produced while the U.S. Food and Drug Administration reviews the ...

Genetically engineered fish should be labeled
San Francisco Chronicle - Opinion, Jan. 18, 2012
... ed fish sold in California be labeled as "genetically engineered." The Consumer Right to Know Act, AB88, introduced by Assemblyman Jared Huffman, D-San Rafael, protects the public's right to know how their food is produced while the U.S. Food and Drug Administration reviews the ...

Lots of agreement at Congressional candidate forum
The (Eureka) Times-Standard, Jan. 16, 2012
... agreement, with Huffman, a member of the California Assembly, noting that he had already introduced AB 88, legislation to do just that. The third question dealt with permit fees for rock cod fishermen. The fees are different in different zones and the question Advertisement yld_ ...

Laying down the laws
Sacramento Bee, Jan. 1, 2012
... nts who suffer a seizure while on campus. (Sen. Bob Huff, R-Diamond Bar)Military and college tuitionAB 882 ensures that military service members and their dependents do not lose residency status at California colleges if they are sent outside the state. (Assemblymen Paul Cook, R- ...

Jean Halloran: California Must Label Genetically Engineered Fish*
The Huffington Post - Blog, May 24, 2011
... News Today, Assembly Member Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), decided to postpone a vote on his bill, AB 88, The Consumer Right To Know Act, which would require the labeling of genetically engineered fish sold in California. Action on the bill, which did not have enough votes in t ...

Frankenfish labeling bill introduced
Aquafornia (SoCal water blog), Jan. 16, 2011
... tion that would require all genetically engineered salmon sold in California to be labeled as such. AB 88, which Huffman introduced on Jan. 6 and which will receive a formal hearing in March, comes in answer to a Massachusetts biotech company’s effort to gain the FDA†...

Bioengineered salmon: State bill seeks clear label
Aquafornia (SoCal water blog), Jan. 7, 2011
... right to know if their food comes from the wild or was bioengineered, said Huffman, who introduced AB88 on Thursday to require the salmon, which many environmentalists call "Frankenfish," to be clearly labeled. ... " Continue reading from the San Francisco Chronicle by clickin ...

Bioengineered salmon: State bill seeks clear label
San Francisco Chronicle, Jan. 7, 2011
... right to know if their food comes from the wild or was bioengineered, said Huffman, who introduced AB88 on Thursday to require the salmon, which many environmentalists call "Frankenfish," to be clearly labeled. "This is not a new issue. Genetically engineered food has been a c ...

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