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Primary and Secondary Education - Health and Safety (Sugar-Free Schools Act)

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Senator Young


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Requiring specified county boards of education to develop a plan on or before August 1, 2018, for reducing students' total sugar intake per school meal based on specified recommendations; requiring each county board to convene a workgroup to study the best practices of other jurisdictions to lower students' total sugar intake per school meal, consider whether the results of the study would be appropriate in the local school system, and make recommendations to the county board based on specified information; etc.
Analysis:Not available at this time
All Sponsors:Senator Young
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: SB0065 Session: 2016 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2017
Creates a Task Force or Commission
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Broad Subject(s):Primary and Secondary Education
Narrow Subject(s):Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Education, Boards of
Food -see also- Kosher; Meat, Poultry, Seafood; Milk
Health -see also- Mental and Behavioral Health
Public Information
Public Schools
Statutes:Article - Education

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November 28, 2017 1:08 P.M.