School Breakfast Program and National School Lunch Program; processing of applications. (HB587)

Introduced By

Del. Danica Roem (D-Manassas Park)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


School Breakfast Program and National School Lunch Program; processing of applications. Requires each public elementary or secondary school to process each web-based or paper-based application for student participation in the School Breakfast Program or the National School Lunch Program administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture within six working days after the date of receipt of the completed application. The foregoing provision of the bill has a delayed effective date of August 1, 2023. The bill requires school divisions that cannot currently comply with such requirement to develop a plan for ensuring compliance by August 1, 2023. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101066D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Education
01/18/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB587)
01/26/2022Assigned Education sub: K-12
02/01/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/01/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (6-Y 2-N)
02/02/2022Reported from Education with amendment(s) (18-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2022Read first time
02/07/2022Read second time
02/07/2022Committee amendments agreed to
02/07/2022Engrossed by House as amended HB587E
02/07/2022Printed as engrossed 22101066D-E
02/08/2022Read third time and passed House (84-Y 15-N)
02/08/2022VOTE: Passage (84-Y 15-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/2022Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/10/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB587E)
02/16/2022Assigned Education sub: Public Education
03/03/2022Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2022Passed by for the day
03/07/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2022Read third time
03/08/2022Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2022Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB587ER)
03/10/2022Signed by Speaker
03/11/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB587ER)
03/11/2022Signed by President
03/22/2022Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 22, 2022
03/22/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
04/11/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 424 (effective 8/1/23)
04/11/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0424)

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