Maine LD 985: An Act To Align Maine’s School Marketing Law with Current Federal Food Standards

LD 985 (subjects: EDUCATION DEPT , POWERS )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=985&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text & Amendments | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Matthea Daughtry of Brunswick: (D – District 49) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook

0 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
3/18/2015 House Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
3/19/2015 Senate On motion by Senator Langley of Hancock, REFERRED to the Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs, in concurrence.
5/20/2015 House CONSENT CALENDAR – FIRST DAY
Under suspension of the rules
CONSENT CALENDAR – SECOND DAY.
The Bill was PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED as Amended by Committee Amendment “A” (H-157)
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
5/21/2015 Senate Report READ
On motion by Senator KATZ of Kennebec Tabled until Later in Today’s Session, pending ACCEPTANCE of OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report , in concurrence.
5/26/2015 Senate Unfinished Business
5/27/2015 Senate Unfinished Business
5/28/2015 Senate Unfinished Business
5/29/2015 Senate Unfinished Business
6/1/2015 Senate Unfinished Business
6/2/2015 Senate Unfinished Business
6/3/2015 Senate Unfinished Business
6/4/2015 Senate Unfinished Business
6/5/2015 Senate Unfinished Business
6/8/2015 Senate Taken from the table by the President ProTem
Ought to Pass As Amended Report Accepted , in concurrence.
READ ONCE
Committee Amendment “A” (H-157) READ
On motion by Senator KATZ of Kennebec Senate Amendment “A” (S-207) to Committee Amendment “A” (H-157) READ and ADOPTED Committee Amendment “A” (H-157) As Amended By Senate Amendment “A” (S-207) thereto ADOPTED , in NON-CONCURRENCE. Under suspension of the Rules read a second time and PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY Committee Amendment “A” (H-157) As Amended By Senate Amendment “A” (S-207) thereto , in NON-CONCURRENCE. Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
6/9/2015 House The House RECEDED and CONCURRED to PASSAGE TO BE ENGROSSED as Amended by Committee Amendment “A” (H-157) as Amended by Senate Amendment “A” (S-207) thereto
ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
6/10/2015 House PASSED TO BE ENACTED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
6/10/2015 Senate PASSED TO BE ENACTED, in concurrence.
6/22/2015 House This Bill, having been returned by the Governor, together with objections to the same pursuant to Article IV, Part Third, Section 2 of the Constitution of the State of Maine, after reconsideration, the House proceeded to vote on the question: “Shall this Bill become a law notwithstanding the objections of the Governor?”
ROLL CALL NO. 351V
85 having voted in the affirmative and 59 in the negative, with 7 being absent, and accordingly it was the vote of the House that the Bill not become a law and the veto was sustained.
Placed in the Legislative Files. (DEAD)

Bill Text & Amendments

Important Note: The bill text below presents L.D. 985 as originally introduced. L.D. 985 was changed by the legislature through amendment. To understand the impact of this legislation in proper context, be sure to read adopted amendment text, available here: C-A (H-157) S-A to C-A (S-207) .

An Act To Align Maine’s School Marketing Law with Current Federal Food Standards

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 20-A MRSA 6663 is enacted to read:

6663. Marketing guidelines for healthy food and beverages at school

1. Marketing guidelines for food. Beginning October 1, 2015, the department shall adopt rules regarding the marketing, advertising or promotion of food in school buildings and on school grounds to ensure compliance with the most recent federal regulations adopted pursuant to Section 204 of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 and 42 United States Code, Section 1758b. Rules adopted pursuant to this subsection are major substantive rules as defined in Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 2-A.
2. Marketing guidelines for beverages. Beginning October 1, 2015, the department shall adopt rules prohibiting the marketing, advertising or promotion of beverages except for water, 100% juice and low fat-milk in school buildings and on school grounds.

summary

This bill updates the school food and beverage marketing law by requiring the Department of Education, beginning October 1, 2015, to adopt rules regarding the marketing, advertising or promotion of food in school buildings and on school grounds to ensure compliance with the most recent federal regulations adopted pursuant to Section 204 of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 and the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act. It also requires the Department of Education to adopt rules prohibiting the marketing, advertising or promotion of beverages except for water, 100% juice and low-fat milk in school buildings or on school grounds.

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