School meal policies; each local school board required to adopt policies. (SB840)

Introduced By

Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington) with support from co-patron Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)

Progress

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

Description

Local school boards; school meal policies. Requires each local school board to adopt policies that (i) prohibit school board employees from requiring a student who cannot pay for a meal at school or who owes a school meal debt to do chores or other work to pay for such meals or wear a wristband or hand stamp and (ii) require school board employees to direct any communication relating to a school meal debt to the student's parent, which may be made by a letter addressed to the parent to be sent home with the student. This bill is identical to HB 50. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/15/2018Presented and ordered printed 18104058D
01/15/2018Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/24/2018Assigned Education sub: Public Education
02/01/2018Reported from Education and Health (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB840)
02/05/2018Read second time and engrossed
02/06/2018Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2018Placed on Calendar
02/08/2018Read first time
02/08/2018Referred to Committee on Education
02/16/2018Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #1
02/19/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 0-N)
02/21/2018Reported from Education with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2018Committee substitute printed 18107298D-H1
02/22/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB840H1)
02/23/2018Read second time
02/26/2018Read third time
02/26/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18107298D-H1
02/26/2018Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB840H1
02/26/2018Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/26/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2018Passed by temporarily
02/28/2018House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2018Title replaced 18107298D-H1
03/05/2018Enrolled
03/05/2018Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB840ER)
03/05/2018Signed by Speaker
03/06/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB840ER)
03/08/2018Signed by President
03/14/2018Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 14, 2018
03/14/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/30/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 712 (effective 7/1/18)
03/30/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0712)