MD HB815 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Republican 10-1)
Status: Engrossed on April 8 2019 - 50% progression
Action: 2019-04-08 - Rereferred to Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Pending: Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Prohibiting a person from stating on a label of a food product that the product is milk unless the product meets a certain definition; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to establish and implement a plan to enforce a certain prohibition, including notice of the Department's intent to implement a ban on all products that do not meet certain requirements, including plant-based products mislabeled as milk; and requiring the Department to notify the Department of Legislative Services within 10 days of a certain occurrence.

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Public Health – Milk – Labeling


Roll Calls

2019-03-31 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (107-32) (Y: 107 N: 32 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2019-04-08SenateRereferred to Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2019-04-08SenateFirst Reading Senate Rules
2019-04-08HouseThird Reading Passed (107-32)
2019-04-06HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2019-04-06HouseFloor Committee Amendment {840517/1 Adopted
2019-04-06HouseMotion Reconsider Second Reading (Delegate Stein) Adopted
2019-04-05HouseSpecial Order until later this session (Delegate Kipke) Adopted
2019-04-05HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2019-04-05HouseFavorable with Amendments {310213/1 Report Adopted
2019-04-05HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Environment and Transportation
2019-02-15HouseHearing 3/01 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-02-15HouseHearing canceled
2019-02-15HouseHearing 3/19 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-02-15HouseHearing canceled
2019-02-11HouseHearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-02-08HouseFirst Reading Environment and Transportation


Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments