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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 9

January Session, 2005

 

LCO No. 47

   

Referred to Committee on Education

 

Introduced by:

 

SEN. CRISCO, 17th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING NUTRITIOUS PUBLIC SCHOOL LUNCHES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That the general statutes be amended to prohibit student cafeterias in public schools from serving any food item that contains more than thirty-five per cent added sugar or more than eight grams of fat.

Statement of Purpose:

To address childhood obesity by ensuring that student cafeterias in public schools provide nutritious lunches for children of school age.