The Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act preempts state “good Samaritan” statutes that provide less protection from civil and criminal liability arising from food donated in good faith for distribution to the needy than the Act provides.
Preemptive Effect of the Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act
Date of Issuance:
Monday, March 10, 1997
Updated July 9, 2014