SB 157 (BR 1664) - D. Mongiardo, T. Buford
AN ACT relating to children's health.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to prohibit or limit the sale of certain food products at school during a school day to require schools to provide at least six grams of dietary fiber averaged over a period of one week; create a new section of KRS Chapter 160 to require the appointment of a school district food service director with certain qualifications; specify continuing education requirements of cafeteria managers and for food service directors to maintain their credentials; amend KRS 156.160 to require a 30 minute structured physical activity for preschool through intermediate beginning in 2003-2004, the middle school in 2004-2005, and in the high school in 2005-2006; amend KRS 156.990 to establish penalties for any public school that does not comply with the prohibitions relating to the sale of competitive food and beverages; require a legislative task force to study the obesity epidemic and the health consequences of obesity in Kentucky's youth, which shall make recommendations to the Legislative Research Commission by August 31, 2003.
Jan 31-introduced in Senate
Feb 5-to Health and Welfare (S)