|Introduced in House||Passed House||Introduced in Senate||Passed Senate||Became Law|
School meals; adoption of policies.
Requires each local school board to adopt policies that prohibit school board employees from requiring a student who cannot pay for a meal at school or who owes a school meal debt to throw away or discard a meal after it has been served to him.
Patrons-- Roem, Bagby, Levine, Ayala, Davis, Delaney, Hope, Keam, Kory, Lopez, Rasoul, Samirah, Subramanyam and Ware
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:
1. That � 22.1-79.7 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:
� 22.1-79.7. School meal policies.
Each local school board shall adopt policies that:
1. Prohibit school board employees from requiring a student who cannot pay for a meal at school or who owes a school meal debt to throw away or discard a meal after it has been served to him, do chores or other work to pay for such meals, or wear a wristband or hand stamp; and
2. Require school board employees to direct any communication relating to a school meal debt to the students parent. Such policy may permit such communication to be made by a letter addressed to the parent to be sent home with the student.
|Danica A. Roem||D-Richmond||Sponsor|
|R. Lee Ware||R-Richmond||Cosponsor|
|Ibraheem S. Samirah||D-Richmond||Cosponsor|
|Alfonso H. Lopez||D-Richmond||Cosponsor|
|Mark H. Levine||D-Richmond||Cosponsor|
|Patrick A. Hope||D-Richmond||Cosponsor|
|Glenn R. Davis||R-Richmond||Cosponsor|
|Hala S. Ayala||D-Richmond||Cosponsor|
|01/29/2020||House||House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 1-N)|
|01/13/2020||House||House: Assigned Education sub: Pre-K-12|
|01/06/2020||House||House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100887D|
|01/06/2020||House||House: Referred to Committee on Education|