|Introduced in House||Passed House||Introduced in Senate||Passed Senate||Became Law|
School boards; distribution of excess food.
Allows public school boards to distribute excess food to low-income students eligible for the School Breakfast Program or National School Lunch Program administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture or to low-income students that the school board determines are otherwise eligible to receive excess food.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:
1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 22.1-207.3:1 as follows:
� 22.1-207.3:1. Distribution of excess food.
A. As used in this section, "excess food" means any remaining unexpired, unopened, and unconsumed food [ intended to be served as part of a reimbursable meal that was unable to be utilized for a current or future meal provision ] �after a school has served breakfast and lunch to students during a school day.
B. Each school board may distribute excess food to enrolled
low-income ] �students eligible for the School
Breakfast Program or National School Lunch Program administered by the U.S.
Department of Agriculture �[ or to low-income students that who
] �the school board determines are �[ otherwise ] �eligible
to receive excess food.
C. The method by which a school board distributes excess food shall be established by the school board in accordance with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration requirements and guidelines for the distribution of excess food.
D. A school board may develop a policy describing the process for distributing excess food under this section, saving excess food for later consumption, or donating excess food.
|Danica A. Roem||D-Richmond||Sponsor|
|R. Lee Ware||R-Richmond||Cosponsor|
|Ibraheem S. Samirah||D-Richmond||Cosponsor|
|Alfonso H. Lopez||D-Richmond||Cosponsor|
|Chris L. Hurst||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 with amendments (8-Y 0-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 20100879D|
|01/06/2020||House||House: Referred to Committee on Education|