Donation of food to charity organizations; regulations for food prepared in his private residence. (SB917)

Introduced By

Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston) with support from 14 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield), Del. Kris Amundson (D-Mount Vernon), Del. Vince Callahan (R-McLean), Del. Chuck Caputo (D-Oak Hill), Del. Brian Moran (D-Alexandria), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon), Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria), Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale), Sen. Jeannemarie Devolites Davis (R-Vienna), Sen. Mark Herring (D-Leesburg), Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke), Sen. Jay O'Brien (R-Clifton), Sen. Toddy Puller (D-Mount Vernon)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Donation of food to charity organizations. Provides that the Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services, in conjunction with the Board of Health, shall promulgate regulations permitting any person to donate food prepared in his private residence to any political subdivision or to any charity organization, which is exempt from taxation under 26 U.S.C. 501 (c) (3), for distribution to needy persons. The bill likewise provides that the Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services, in conjunction with the Board of Health, shall promulgate regulations permitting any political subdivision and any charity organization, which is exempt from taxation under 26 U.S.C. 501 (c) (3), that is engaged in a food distribution program for needy persons to distribute any food properly donated to it. In addition, the bill prohibits a locality from enacting or enforcing any general law, special act, state regulation, or local ordinance or regulation that imposes conditions or requirements inconsistent with or more stringent than the regulations promulgated by the Board. This bill contains an emergency clause. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/08/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 074728744
01/08/2007Prefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 01/10/07 074728744
01/08/2007Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources