HB1668 (2018) Detail

Relative to children's meals served by food service establishments.


HB 1668 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2762

05/10

 

HOUSE BILL 1668

 

AN ACT relative to children's meals served by food service establishments.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. McBeath, Rock. 26; Rep. Murray, Rock. 24; Rep. Horrigan, Straf. 6; Rep. Francese, Rock. 18

 

COMMITTEE: Commerce and Consumer Affairs

 

-----------------------------------------------------------------

 

ANALYSIS

 

This bill limits the type of beverages offered with a children's meal to milk, water, sparkling or flavored water, and juice.

 

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2762

05/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to children's meals served by food service establishments.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  New Subdivision; Children's Meals.  Amend RSA 143-A by inserting after section 20 the following new subdivision:

Children's Meals

143-A:21  Beverages Offered with Children's Meals.   

I.  If a food service establishment licensed under RSA 143-A:4 offers a children's meal that includes a choice of beverage, the beverages offered shall be limited to milk or a non-dairy milk alternative, 100 percent juice or fruit juice combined with water or carbonated water with no added caloric sweetness, water, sparkling water, or flavored water with no added natural or artificial sweeteners.

II.  In this section, a "children's meal" means a combination of food items or food and a beverage that is sold together at a single price and is primarily intended for consumption by children.

III.  Nothing in this section shall preclude the food service establishment from offering any lawful nonalcoholic beverage to a minor for a charge.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect November 1, 2018.

Links

HB1668 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 7, 2018 House Hearing
Feb. 14, 2018 House Hearing
Feb. 21, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 6, 2018 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1668 Revision: 2361 Date: Nov. 13, 2017, 12:57 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Commerce and Consumer Affairs HJ 1 P. 19
Feb. 7, 2018 ==CANCELLED== Public Hearing: 02/07/2018 02:00 PM LOB 302
Feb. 14, 2018 ==RESCHEDULED== Public Hearing: 02/14/2018 02:00 PM LOB 302
Feb. 20, 2018 Subcommittee Work Session: 02/20/2018 09:00 AM LOB 305
Feb. 21, 2018 Executive Session: 02/21/2018 LOB 302
Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 14-4; RC)
March 6, 2018 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 03/06/2018 (Vote 14-4; RC) HC 9 P. 37
March 6, 2018 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA RC 292-39 03/06/2018 HJ 6 P. 69