2003-2004 Regular Session - SB 540
Common-Sense Consumption Act; provide limited liability for claims of obesity
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 2 of Title 26 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to standards, labeling, and adulteration of food, so as to enact the "Common-sense Consumption Act"; to provide for a short title; to provide for definitions; to provide for limited liability of food manufacturers, packers, distributors, and others from claims relating to weight gain and obesity; to provide for exceptions to such liability; to provide for pleading requirements relating to claims; to provide for a stay during the pendency of any motion; to provide for applicability of claims; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/19/2004 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/18/2004 - Senate Hopper