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Federal/State:Wisconsin
Bill:WI HB 40 - State budget
Summary:Would eliminate the power of local governments to limit or restrict portion sizes for food or beverages based on their size, calorie count, or nutritional content.
Sponsor(s):Joint Committee on Finance
Status:
As of 7/2/2013: Signed by Governor Scott Walker
As of 6/27/2013: Passed by House and Senate, on Governor's desk
As of 6/17/2013: Amended bill passed by committee, placed on calendar
As of 6/17/2013: Bill amended to include motion limiting powers of local government, see page 677
As of 5/29/2013: Introduced February 20, 2013, Representative Patricia Strachota filed Motion 150 to prevent local governments from restricting the serving size of food and beverage items sold.