LD 718
Session - 126th Maine Legislature
H "A" to C "A", Filing Number H-440, Sponsored by Dill
LR 52
Item 9
Bill Tracking, Additional Documents Chamber Status

Amend the amendment on page 2 by inserting after subsection 5 the following:

Amend the bill in section 1 in §2591 by inserting after subsection 1 the following:

2 Food.   "Food" means food intended for human consumption.

Amend the bill in section 1 in §2591 by renumbering the subsections to read consecutively.

Amend the amendment in section 2 in subsection 1 on the 4th to 6th lines (page 3, lines 15 to 17 in amendment) by striking out the following: "any 4 of the following states: New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania" and inserting the following: 'at least 5 contiguous states including Maine'


This amendment defines "food" to mean food intended for human consumption and changes the contingent effective date to provide that the Act takes effect when legislation requiring mandatory labeling of genetically engineered food has been adopted by 5 contiguous states including Maine.

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