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2015 Senate Bill 139: Authorize fundraising "bake sales" in schools

Public Act 139 of 2015

Introduced by Sen. Patrick Colbeck (R) on February 18, 2015
To require the Michigan Department of Education (MDOE) to “take all steps necessary to ensure maximum state and local control" over school lunch nutrition mandates. Also, to limit to three per week the number of school day fundraising sales of food or beverages that do not meet mandated school lunch nutritional standards. The bill was introduced in response to federal and MDOE restrictions and bans on the sales.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Education Committee on February 18, 2015
Reported in the Senate on March 11, 2015
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the House on March 19, 2015
Referred to the House Education Committee on March 19, 2015
Reported in the House on April 23, 2015
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on May 12, 2015
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on May 12, 2015
Amendment offered by Rep. Christine Greig (D) on May 12, 2015
The amendment failed 47 to 62 in the House on May 12, 2015.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
Amendment offered by Rep. Andy Schor (D) on May 12, 2015
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on May 12, 2015
Passed 66 to 43 in the House on May 13, 2015.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To require the Michigan Department of Education (MDOE) to set rules that permit no less than two days a week on which schools could hold fundraising sales of food or beverages that do not meet mandated school lunch nutritional standards. Also, to require schools to notify parents a week ahead of such sales. The bill was introduced in response to federal and MDOE restrictions and bans on the sales.
Received in the Senate on May 14, 2015
Amendment offered by Sen. Vincent Gregory (D) on May 19, 2015
The amendment failed by voice vote in the Senate on May 19, 2015
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on June 3, 2015

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