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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.

Date Version PDF TXT
02/06/2020 House: Printed as engrossed 20100879D-E Open
01/06/2020 House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100879D Open

            

2020 SESSION

    20100879D
    HOUSE BILL NO. 698
    House Amendments in [ ] � February 6, 2020
    A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 22.1-207.3:1, relating to school boards; distribution of excess food.
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    Patron Prior to Engrossment--Delegate Roem
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    Referred to Committee on Education
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    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.

    Picture Name From Date Type
    Danica A. Roem D-Richmond Sponsor
    R. Lee Ware R-Richmond Cosponsor
    Ibraheem S. Samirah D-Richmond Cosponsor
    Sam Rasoul 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
    Date Branch Action
    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
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    Start Description.
    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.
    End Description.

    Bill TEXT Points.
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    Department of Agriculture
    Department of Agriculture or to low-income students that the school board determines are otherwise eligible to receive excess food

    Agriculture
    Department of Agriculture or to low-income students that the school board determines are otherwise eligible to receive excess food

    School boards



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