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2015 Regular Session



Public Schools - Thirsty Kids Act

Sponsored by:

Delegate Miller, A.


In the House - Hearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Requiring each public school to make available free, unlimited, potable drinking water for each student throughout the school day, include a reusable water bottle on the school supplies list for each student in kindergarten through grade 12, and provide specified cups for drinking water in specified locations; and requiring the State Department of Education to encourage each county board to develop a plan to promote the consumption of drinking water, the use of reusable water bottles, and weekly cleaning of water bottles.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates A. Miller, Carr, Ebersole, Fennell, Fraser-Hidalgo, Frush, Luedtke, Metzgar, Moon, Tarlau, and M. Washington
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0296
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2015
Bill imposes a local government mandate which is a directive in a bill requiring a local government unit to perform a task or assume a responsibility that has a discernible fiscal impact on the local government unit
Ways and Means  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Primary and Secondary Education
Narrow Subject(s):Beverage Containers
Education, Boards of
Education, State Department of
Health -see also- Mental Health
Public Schools
Statutes:Article - Education

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October 24, 2017 4:45 P.M.