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Mandate 478

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
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)
Chap 568 (2015)
VAC chapters to be amended
8 vac 20 - 740 : Regulations Governing Nutritional Guidelines for Competitive Foods Sold in Virginia Public Schools
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 3377: CH 740: To establish nutritional guidelines for all foods sold to students in the public schools during the regular school day
Latest Stage: Final
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