Introduced Version






SENATE BILL No. 358

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 20-34-3-21.

Synopsis: Vending machine beverages sold in schools. Establishes minimum requirements for the beverages that are offered in vending machines in public schools.

Effective: July 1, 2006.





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    January 10, 2006, read first time and referred to Committee on Commerce & Transportation.







Introduced

Second Regular Session 114th General Assembly (2006)


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SENATE BILL No. 358



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning education.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 20-34-3-21; (06)IN0358.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 20-34-3-21 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2006]: Sec. 21. (a) This section does not prohibit a school corporation from adopting vending machine policies that are more restrictive than the requirements in this section.
    (b) A vending machine that is located in a public school that contains any grade from kindergarten through grade 5 may only dispense the following beverages:
        (1) Water.
        (2) Fruit or vegetable based drinks that contain one hundred percent (100%) real fruit or vegetable juice.
        (3) Milk.
    (c) A vending machine that is located in a public school that does not contain any grade from kindergarten through grade 5 and that contains any grade from grade 6 through grade 8 may only dispense the following beverages:
        (1) Water.
        (2) Fruit or vegetable based drinks that contain one hundred percent (100%) real fruit or vegetable juice.
        (3) Milk.
        (4) Sports drinks.
        (5) No calorie soft drinks.
        (6) Fruit or vegetable drinks that contain more than five percent (5%) fruit or vegetable juice but not more than forty (40) calories per serving.
        (7) After school hours, soft drinks and other juice or vegetable drinks.
    (d) A vending machine that is located in a public school that does not contain any grade from kindergarten through grade 8 must dispense a variety of beverages that may include the following:
        (1) Water.
        (2) Fruit or vegetable based drinks that contain one hundred percent (100%) real fruit or vegetable juice.
        (3) Milk.
        (4) Sports drinks.
        (5) Fruit or vegetable drinks that contain more than five percent (5%) fruit or vegetable juice but not more than forty (40) calories per serving.
        (6) Soft drinks.
However, not more than fifty percent (50%) of the total vending machine beverage selections may be soft drinks.