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Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La., Code § 6:56 (current through Sept. 21, 2017)
Brief Summary
Requires commercial and noncommercial food sellers to provide some type of sugar-free soft drinks or pops, or water, for diabetic customers.
Legal Strategies
Requires something, sets standards.
Reach
Community-wide
Food System Category: Get
State: Louisiana
Jurisdiction Type: City
Jurisdiction Name: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish
Does the law refer to priority populations in some way?
Yes. Diabetics, sec. 6:56.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal related to improving or protecting health?
Yes. Diabetes, sec. 6:56.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal of fostering improved environmental conditions?
No.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal related to promoting or supporting the community's economy?
No.
Does the law include findings (including jurisdiction-specific findings), or are there findings in the larger section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
No.
Does the law have a stated intent or purpose, or is there an intent or purpose in the larger section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
Unclear. Includes this language: "in order to provide those persons with diabetes access to sugar-free substitutes in commercial and noncommercial establishments [primarily engaged in the selling of food and drink.".
Does the law include definitions, or are there definitions in the section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
No.
Does the law address implementation in some way?
No.
Are there enforcement provisions that identify specific penalties or consequences for non-compliance?
No.
Does the law include an evaluation component, beyond reporting on activity?
No.
Does the law require an extra or atypical financial or resource investment?
No.
Code context and ordinance history
Part of Title 6, Public Health; Chapter 1, General; Part II, Miscellaneous Regulations; Section 6.56, Soft drinks. History: City Code 1951, Title 6, § 58.