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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1994         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1697

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Kay Khan

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act to reduce childhood obesity by removing the state subsidy for sugared sweetened beverages and candy .

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Kay Khan

11th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1994        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1697

By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1697) of Kay Khan relative to reducing childhood obesity rates by removing the state subsidy for sugared sweetened beverages and candy.  Revenue. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act to reduce childhood obesity by removing the state subsidy for sugared sweetened beverages and candy .
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              Section 6 of Chapter 64H of the Massachusetts General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 official Edition, is hereby amended in paragraph (h) by deleting the following: “soft drinks” and further amended inserting after the second sentence the following new sentence; "Food products'' does not include candy, confectionary, or soft drinks.”

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