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Policy Summary

Restricts the use of city funds to buy sugar-sweetened beverages in any form, except as specifically exempted; also does not allow sugar-sweetened beverages to be sold, provided or distributed under a city contract or grant.

Background Information

State California
Jurisdiction Name San Francisco
Jurisdiction Type City, County,
Population Size 800,000+
Legal Strategies
  • Requires something, sets standards
  • Prohibits/discourages something
Reach Community-wide
Food System Category Distribute; Get;

Policy Details

Refers to priority populations?
No

Health-related goal?
Yes

Restricts use of government funds to purchase sugar-sweetened beverages.

Environmental goal?
No

Economic goal?
No

Includes findings?
No

Has a stated intent or purpose?
No

Includes definitions?
Yes

Sec. 101.2

Addresses implementation?
Yes

The City Administrator, or the purchaser (at City Administrator's discretion) may adopt rules, regulations, or guidelines to implement the law. (Sec. 101.7.)

Enforcement provisions?
Yes

Administrative fines from $500, to $750, to $1,000 (sec. 101.6).

Evaluation component?
No

Requires extra investment?
No

Code context and ordinance history

Part of San Francisco Administrative Code; Chapter 101, Restricting the Purchase, Sale, or Distribution of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages By or for the City. History: Added by Ord. 99-15 , File No. 150243, App. 6/25/2015, Eff. 7/25/2015, Oper. 9/1/2015.