Legislation

H.3329 An Act to promote healthy alternatives to sugary drinks

Type:  Healthcare 

This legislation implements various strategies to reduce the consumption of soda and other sugary beverages to improve children’s health. Provisions include, but are not limited to, a tiered per ounce sugary beverage tax, the revenue of which will be directed towards children’s health and nutritional programs, warning labels on sugary beverage advertisements, and the creation of a commission to increase access to clean drinking water in public spaces such as parks and schools.