'Made in California' label bill placed on suspense

By CMTA Staff

Capitol Update, May 9, 2013 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

A measure proposing a new statewide marketing program focused on promoting products manufactured in California received renewed attention this week following its placement on the Senate Appropriations Committee suspense file. The bill, SB 12 authored by Senator Ellen Corbett, D-San Leandro, seeks the adoption of a "Made in California" label and requires the Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development (Go-Biz) to formulate the plan in addition to designing the new label. While many California businesses seemingly support the idea, questions surrounding exactly what would pass as a "Made in California" product and how such a product would be determined are beginning to surface. The bill has until May 24th to come off the suspense file.x

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