January 3, 2011

Federal Register, Dec. 22, 2010. The U.S Department of Energy (DOE) waives the general rule of Federal preemption for energy conservation standards under 42 U.S.C. 6297(c) with respect to any State regulation concerning the water use or water efficiency of faucets, showerheads, water closets and urinals if such State regulation is: …

December 27, 2010

Nation’s Restaurant News, Dec. 19, 2010 An organization representing restaurant inspectors across California proposed guidelines Friday recommending the penalty-free enforcement of state menu-labeling requirements that go into effect Jan. 1. California restaurant chains face uncertainty as the second phase of state menu-labeling rules goes into effect with the new year …

July 16, 2010

March 24, 2010 // Franchising.com // WASHINGTON — Federal government pre-emption of state and local menu labeling regulations included in the health care reform legislation will provide more regulatory certainty to franchise chain restaurants and offer consumers consistent nutritional information from location to location, the International Franchise Association said today. Read …