Connecticut Seal

General Assembly

File No. 452

    February Session, 2014

Substitute House Bill No. 5566

House of Representatives, April 8, 2014

The Committee on Education reported through REP. FLEISCHMANN of the 18th Dist., Chairperson of the Committee on the part of the House, that the substitute bill ought to pass.

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

July 1, 2014

10-223e(e)(2)

Sec. 2

July 1, 2014

10-223h(d)

Sec. 3

July 1, 2014

PA 11-61, Sec. 138(a) and (b)

Sec. 4

July 1, 2014

10-214

Sec. 5

from passage

10-235(a)

Sec. 6

from passage

10-144e(c)

Sec. 7

July 1, 2014

10-5c(a)

Sec. 8

July 1, 2014

10-221q(a)

Sec. 9

July 1, 2014

10-65(a)

Sec. 10

July 1, 2014

10-264l(m)

Sec. 11

from passage

PA 11-48, Sec. 197

ED

Joint Favorable Subst.

 

Screening

Current

Grades

Grades under the Bill

Vision

K, 1-6 inclusive, & grade 9

K, 1, & 3-5 inclusive

Hearing

K-3 inclusive, 5 & 8

K, 1, & 3-5 inclusive

Postural

5 – 9

Female students: 5 and 7,

Male students: 8 or 9

Beverage

Current Law

Bill

Milk

May be flavored but cannot contain artificial sweeteners or more than four grams of sugar per ounce

Only low-fat or skimmed milk; bans nonnutritive sweetening agents, sugar alcohols, or added sodium; keeps the existing artificial sweetener ban and sugar limit

Nondairy Milks (such as soy or rice milk)

May be flavored but cannot (1) contain artificial sweeteners or more than four grams of sugar per ounce or (2) have a high amount of calories from fat.

Bans nonnutritive sweetening, sugar alcohols, or added sodium; keeps the artificial sweeteners ban, sugar limit, and low amount of calories from fat.

Fruit or vegetable juice (100%)

Bans added sugars, sweeteners, and artificial sweeteners

Bans added sodium

Water, fruit, or vegetable juice combinations

Bans added sugars, sweeteners, and artificial sweeteners

Bans added sodium; must meet the nutrition requirements of the Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010 (P.L. 111-296); keeps the artificial sweeteners, sweeteners, and sugar ban.

Water only

Bans sugars, sweeteners, artificial sweeteners, and caffeine

Bans added sodium; keeps the sugar, sweetener, artificial sweetener, and caffeine bans.

Yea

32

Nay

0

(03/21/2014)

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