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Legislation Trends

This table shows bills filed in the current legislative session and can be sorted by issue and number of bills. Bills may be active, adopted, or failed. For more information, visit our Legislation Database to search by state and issue.

IssueNumber of BillsStates
School, Nutrition173Alaska, Arizona, California, California, California, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Federal, Federal, Federal, Federal, Federal, Georgia, Hawaii, Hawaii, Hawaii, Hawaii, Illinois, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Jersey, New Jersey, New Mexico, New Mexico, New Mexico, New York, New York, New York, New York, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, Oregon, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Tennessee, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wisconsin
Food Assistance Programs131Alabama, Alaska, California, California, District of Columbia, Federal, Federal, Federal, Florida, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maine, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, New York, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wisconsin
Farms and Gardens99Alaska, California, California, District of Columbia, Federal, Federal, Federal, Florida, Georgia, Georgia, Hawaii, Hawaii, Illinois, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maine, Minnesota, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, New York, New York, New York, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Wisconsin
Access to Healthy Food78Arizona, California, California, California, District of Columbia, Federal, Federal, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Hawaii, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Missouri, New Jersey, New Jersey, New Mexico, New Mexico, New York, New York, New York, New York, Tennessee, Wisconsin
Obesity, General71Alabama, California, California, Federal, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, Mississippi, New Jersey, New Mexico, New Mexico, New Mexico, New York, New York, New York, New York, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming
School, Physical Activity43Federal, Federal, Hawaii, Hawaii, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia
School, Other Initiatives41Alabama, Arizona, District of Columbia, Federal, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Maine, Massachusetts, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Jersey, New Jersey, New York, New York, New York, New York – Suffolk County, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia
Councils and Task Forces30California, Georgia, Hawaii, Hawaii, Hawaii, Hawaii, Hawaii, Illinois, Illinois, Iowa, Iowa, Kansas, New Mexico, New Mexico, New York, New York, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island
Breastfeeding29California, District of Columbia, Federal, Hawaii, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Washington, Wisconsin
Marketing/Advertising to Children29Arizona, Arizona, Federal, Federal, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, New York – Suffolk County, New York – Suffolk County, Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina
Sugar-Sweetened Beverages/Taxes26California, California – San Francisco, Connecticut, Hawaii, Hawaii, Illinois, Illinois, Illinois – Chicago, Massachusetts, New York, New York – Suffolk County, New York – Suffolk County, New York – Suffolk County, Tennessee, Vermont, West Virginia, West Virginia
Sales and Other Taxes23Hawaii, Illinois, Kansas, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Navajo Nation, Nebraska, New York, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Wisconsin
Menu and Package Labeling23Arizona, California, Federal, Federal, Georgia, Hawaii, Hawaii, Louisiana, Minnesota, New Jersey, New Jersey, New York, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Wisconsin
Physical Activity, General20Federal, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, New York, New York, New York, Ohio, Vermont
Trans Fats15Federal, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, New York, New York
Preschool Nutrition10Alaska, California, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Maryland, Ohio
Restrictions on Food and Beverage Sales10Arizona, California, Illinois, Maine, New York, New York – Suffolk County, Washington, Wisconsin, Wisconsin
BMI Screening, Children10Hawaii, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma
Built Environment7California, Delaware, Hawaii, New York, Washington
Weight Bias6Arizona, Hawaii, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi
Preemption4Federal, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Wisconsin
Lawsuits/Personal Responsibility3North Carolina, Oklahoma