senate Bill S1587A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides for the development and implementation of statewide school nutrition standards, for the review of school wellness policies

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 13, 2012 print number 1587a
amend and recommit to education
Jan 04, 2012 referred to education
Jan 10, 2011 referred to education

Co-Sponsors

S1587 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4363A
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§915-a & 918-a, amd §2854, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S5785A, A11027

S1587 - Summary

Provides for the development and implementation of statewide school nutrition standards for food and beverages that are sold to students and for the review of school wellness policies.

S1587 - Sponsor Memo

S1587 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  1587

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  OPPENHEIMER, MONTGOMERY -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Educa-
  tion

AN  ACT  to  amend the education law, in relation to the development and
  implementation of statewide school nutrition standards  for  food  and
  beverages  that are sold to students and the review of school wellness
  policies

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Short title.  This act shall be known and may be cited as
"the school nutrition act of 2011".
  S 2. The education law is amended by adding a  new  section  915-a  to
read as follows:
  S  915-A. FOOD AND BEVERAGE NUTRITION STANDARDS. 1. A. THE COMMISSION-
ER, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF  HEALTH,  THE  DEPARTMENT  OF
AGRICULTURE  AND  MARKETS, THE OFFICE OF GENERAL SERVICES AND WITH INPUT
FROM, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, AT  LEAST  ONE  REPRESENTATIVE  EACH
FROM  THE  SCHOOL FOOD SERVICE DIRECTORS; SCHOOL BOARDS; SCHOOL ADMINIS-
TRATORS; CERTIFIED DIETICIANS/NUTRITIONISTS  OR  REGISTERED  DIETICIANS;
THE PEDIATRIC MEDICAL COMMUNITY; THE PUBLIC HEALTH COMMUNITY; COMPREHEN-
SIVE  CARE CENTERS FOR EATING DISORDERS, ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE
TWENTY-SEVEN-J OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW; AND THE AGRICULTURAL COMMUNITY,
SHALL DEVELOP BY DECEMBER THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND  TWELVE,  STATEWIDE
SCHOOL  NUTRITION  STANDARDS  FOR  FOOD  AND  BEVERAGES THAT ARE SOLD TO
STUDENTS EXCLUSIVE OF THOSE PROVIDED THROUGH  THE  FEDERAL  SCHOOL  MEAL
PROGRAMS.  THE COMMISSIONER SHALL SEEK TO ENSURE THAT SUCH INPUT REPRES-
ENTS A BALANCED AND COMPREHENSIVE PERSPECTIVE.  SUCH NUTRITION STANDARDS
SHALL BE DEVELOPED TO PROMOTE A HEALTHFUL DIET  TAKING  INTO  ACCOUNT  A
PREPONDERANCE OF THE NUTRITIONAL, SCIENTIFIC AND MEDICAL KNOWLEDGE WHICH
IS CURRENT AT THE TIME SUCH RECOMMENDATIONS ARE MADE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05306-01-1

Co-Sponsors

S1587A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4363A
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§915-a & 918-a, amd §2854, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S5785A, A11027

S1587A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the development and implementation of statewide school nutrition standards for food and beverages that are sold to students and for the review of school wellness policies.

S1587A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1587A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 1587--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  OPPENHEIMER, MONTGOMERY -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Educa-
  tion  --  recommitted to the Committee on Education in accordance with
  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the education law, in relation to the development and
  implementation of statewide school nutrition standards  for  food  and
  beverages  that are sold to students and the review of school wellness
  policies

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Short title.  This act shall be known and may be cited as
"the school nutrition act of 2012".
  S 2. The education law is amended by adding a  new  section  915-a  to
read as follows:
  S  915-A. FOOD AND BEVERAGE NUTRITION STANDARDS. 1. A. THE COMMISSION-
ER, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF  HEALTH,  THE  DEPARTMENT  OF
AGRICULTURE  AND  MARKETS, THE OFFICE OF GENERAL SERVICES AND WITH INPUT
FROM, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, AT  LEAST  ONE  REPRESENTATIVE  EACH
FROM  THE  SCHOOL FOOD SERVICE DIRECTORS; SCHOOL BOARDS; SCHOOL ADMINIS-
TRATORS; CERTIFIED DIETICIANS/NUTRITIONISTS  OR  REGISTERED  DIETICIANS;
THE PEDIATRIC MEDICAL COMMUNITY; THE PUBLIC HEALTH COMMUNITY; COMPREHEN-
SIVE  CARE CENTERS FOR EATING DISORDERS, ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE
TWENTY-SEVEN-J OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW; AND THE AGRICULTURAL COMMUNITY,
SHALL DEVELOP BY DECEMBER THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND THIRTEEN, STATEWIDE
SCHOOL NUTRITION STANDARDS FOR FOOD  AND  BEVERAGES  THAT  ARE  SOLD  TO
STUDENTS  EXCLUSIVE  OF  THOSE  PROVIDED THROUGH THE FEDERAL SCHOOL MEAL
PROGRAMS. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL SEEK TO ENSURE THAT SUCH INPUT  REPRES-
ENTS A BALANCED AND COMPREHENSIVE PERSPECTIVE.  SUCH NUTRITION STANDARDS
SHALL  BE  DEVELOPED  TO  PROMOTE A HEALTHFUL DIET TAKING INTO ACCOUNT A

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05306-02-2

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