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City of Perris, Cal., Municipal Code ch. 7.46 (current through Nov. 5, 2018)
Brief Summary
This law requires restaurants that sell children's meals that include a beverages to make the default beverage offered with such meals either water with no added sweeteners, milk (or a non-dairy alternative), or 100% juice with no added sweeteners in a serving size of no more than eight ounces.
Legal Strategies
Prohibits/discourages something.
Requires something, sets standards.
Reach
Community-wide
Food System Category: Distribute, Get
State: California
Jurisdiction Type: City
Jurisdiction Name: Perris
Does the law refer to priority populations in some way?
Yes. See references to "children's health," and "children's meal." §§ 7.46.010, 7.46.030.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal related to improving or protecting health?
Yes. See references to "children's health "and "healthy beverages." §7.46.010.
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?
Yes. "The purpose of this chapter is to support children's health by requiring healthy beverages to be offered as the default beverage included with restaurant children's meals." § 7.46.010.
Does the law include definitions, or are there definitions in the section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
Yes. § 7.46.020.
Does the law address implementation in some way?
No.
Are there enforcement provisions that identify specific penalties or consequences for non-compliance?
Unclear. Enforcement provisions are not specified within chapter 7.46 or title 7. However, the language of the law specifies that "this chapter shall be enforceable through the use of the administrative citation procedures set forth in Perris Municipal Code chapter 1.18, section 1.18.010." (§ 7.46.040). That section provides for "administrative citations," which according to chapter 1.18 shall not exceed $ 100.00 for a first violation, $200.00 for a second violation of the same municipal ordinance violation within one year, and $500.00 for each additional violation of the same municipal ordinance violation within one year. §§ 1.18.010; 1.18.040.
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
This chapter is located in Title 7 Health and Wellness. History: Ord. No. 1340, § 2, 3-14-2017.