Nutritional guideline; Board and VDH to develop for all competitive foods in public schools, report.
Purpose of legislation
Requires the Board of Education, in cooperation with the Department of Health, to promulgate and periodically update regulations setting nutritional guidelines for all competitive foods sold to students during regular school hours. The bill also requires (i) the Board to adopt either the Alliance for a Healthier Generation's Competitive Foods Guidelines or the Institute of Medicine’s Recommended Standards for Competitive Foods in Schools as the initial statewide standard for competitive foods, and (ii) the Board to report to the General Assembly on the final regulations by December 1, 2011. This bill incorporates SB 210 (Barker).
|Legislation mandating a change||Chap 0718 (2010)|
|VAC chapter to be changed||8 vac 20 - 740 : Regulations Governing Nutritional Guidelines for Competitive Foods Sold in Virginia Public Schools|
|Associated Regulatory Action||CH 740: To establish nutritional guidelines for all foods sold to students in the public schools during the regular school day Latest Stage: Proposed|