Nutritional guideline; Board and VDH to develop for all competitive foods in public schools, report. (SB414)

Introduced By

Sen. Jill Holtzman Vogel (R-Winchester)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Competitive foods in public schools; report.  Requires the Board of Education, in cooperation with the Department of Health, to promulgate and periodically update regulations setting nutritional guidelines for all competitive foods sold or served to students during regular school hours. The bill also requires (i) the Board to adopt either the Alliance for a Healthier Generation's Competitive Foods Guidelines or the Institute of Medicines Recommended Standards for Competitive Foods in Schools as the initial statewide standard for competitive foods, (ii) the Board to report to the General Assembly on the final regulations by December 1, 2011, and (iii) local school boards to report to the Department of Education on their plans to implement the final regulations by 30 days prior to the beginning of the 2012-2013 school year. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10
01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10103725D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/22/2010Assigned Education sub: Public Education
01/28/2010Reported from Education and Health with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2010Committee substitute printed 10104613D-S1
01/29/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2010Read second time
02/01/2010Reading of substitute waived
02/01/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10104613D-S1
02/01/2010Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB414S1
02/02/2010Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2010Placed on Calendar
02/08/2010Read first time
02/08/2010Referred to Committee on Education
02/09/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB414S1)
02/16/2010Assigned Education sub: #2 Students and Daycare
02/24/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB414S1)
02/25/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (10-Y 0-N)
03/03/2010Reported from Education with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2010Committee substitute printed 10105660D-H1
03/04/2010Read second time
03/05/2010Read third time
03/05/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10105660D-H1
03/05/2010Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB414H1
03/05/2010Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
03/05/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2010Reconsideration of House passage agreed to by House
03/05/2010Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
03/05/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB414H1)
03/09/2010House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2010Title replaced 10105660D-H1
03/13/2010Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB414ER)
03/14/2010Signed by Speaker
03/15/2010Signed by President
03/16/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB414ER)
04/13/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 718 (effective 7/1/10)
04/13/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0718)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 1 minute.