assembly Bill A5561

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the sale of certain foods in vending machines on school grounds or property

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Current Bill Status - Stricken


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 15, 2021 enacting clause stricken
Feb 19, 2021 referred to education

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A5561 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §915-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A6900
2013-2014: A10032
2015-2016: A5914
2017-2018: A5951
2019-2020: A2263

A5561 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the sale of certain foods in vending machines on school grounds or property.

A5561 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5561
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. PICHARDO, SAYEGH, TAYLOR, GALEF -- read once and
   referred to the Committee on Education
 
 AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to the  sale  of  certain
   foods in vending machines on school grounds or property
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1.  The education law is amended by adding a new section 915-a
 to read as follows:
   § 915-A.   VENDING MACHINES.  1.  SCHOOL  VENDING  MACHINES  SHALL  BE
 STOCKED ONLY WITH FOOD AND BEVERAGES DESCRIBED IN THIS SUBDIVISION.
   (A)  FOR  ALL  STUDENTS,  ONLY THE FOLLOWING FOOD AND BEVERAGES MAY BE
 PROVIDED IN VENDING MACHINES:
   (1) FRUITS, VEGETABLES, WHOLE GRAINS AND RELATED COMBINATION  PRODUCTS
 AND  NON-FAT  AND LOW-FAT DAIRY THAT ARE LIMITED TO TWO HUNDRED CALORIES
 OR FEWER PER PORTION AS PACKAGED AND CONTAIN:
   (I) NO MORE THAN THIRTY-FIVE PERCENT OF TOTAL CALORIES FROM FAT;
   (II) LESS THAN TEN PERCENT OF TOTAL CALORIES FROM SATURATED FATS;
   (III) ZERO TRANS FAT (LESS THAN OR EQUAL TO 0.5 GRAMS PER SERVING);
   (IV) THIRTY-FIVE PERCENT OR LESS OF CALORIES FROM TOTAL SUGARS, EXCEPT
 FOR YOGURT WITH NO MORE THAN THIRTY GRAMS  OF  TOTAL  SUGARS  PER  EIGHT
 OUNCE PORTION AS PACKAGED; AND
   (V)  A SODIUM CONTENT OF TWO HUNDRED MILLIGRAMS OR LESS PER PORTION AS
 PACKAGED;
   (2) WATER WITHOUT FLAVORING, ADDITIVES OR CARBONATION;
   (3) ONE PERCENT AND NON-FAT MILK IN EIGHT OUNCE PORTIONS;
   (4) FLAVORED MILK WITH NO MORE THAN TWENTY-TWO GRAMS OF  TOTAL  SUGARS
 PER EIGHT OUNCE PORTION;
   (5) ONE HUNDRED PERCENT FRUIT JUICE IN FOUR OUNCE PORTIONS FOR ELEMEN-
 TARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOLS AND EIGHT OUNCE PORTIONS FOR HIGH SCHOOLS; AND
   (6)  CAFFEINE-FREE  BEVERAGES,  WITH THE EXCEPTION OF TRACE AMOUNTS OF
 NATURALLY OCCURRING CAFFEINE SUBSTANCES;
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.