04RS HB261


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HB 261 (BR 1095) - T. Feeley, T. Burch, M. Marzian, S. Westrom

     AN ACT relating to school beverages.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to define "school day" and "healthy beverage"; prohibit an elementary school from selling soda waters during a school day; require that at least 75% of the beverages sold in middle and high schools be healthy beverages; prohibit the sale of beverages during the breakfast and lunch serving periods in competition with the School Breakfast Program or National School Lunch Program; amend KRS 156.160 to establish penalties for the failure to comply with the beverage sale standards in schools.


     HFA (1, T. Feeley) - Clarify that no beverage can be sold in competition with the School Breakfast Program or National School Lunch Program during the school day until 30 minutes after the close of the last lunch serving period unless a waiver has been obtained from the Kentucky Board of Education; and delete the penalty for habitual violations.

     HFA (2/P, M. Marzian) - Retain original provisions and attach the provisions of HB 155.

     HFA (3/Title, M. Marzian) - Make title amendment.

     Jan 13-introduced in House
     Jan 14-to Health and Welfare (H)
     Jan 15-posted in committee
     Feb 5-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 6-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 12-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 13, 2004
     Feb 18-floor amendment (1) filed
     Feb 26-floor amendments (2) and (3-title) filed
     Mar 3-3rd reading; floor amendment (2) ruled not germane ; passed 64-30 with floor amendment (1)
     Mar 4-received in Senate
     Mar 9-to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)

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