Bill Details - SB103 (2017)

SB 103  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0922

05/04

 

SENATE BILL 103

 

AN ACT limiting food and beverage advertising and marketing on school property.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Lasky, Dist 13; Sen. D'Allesandro, Dist 20; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21; Sen. Hennessey, Dist 5; Sen. McGilvray, Dist 16; Sen. Reagan, Dist 17; Sen. Soucy, Dist 18; Sen. Watters, Dist 4; Rep. Gidge, Hills. 33

 

COMMITTEE: Education

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill restricts the advertising and marketing of food and beverages that may not be sold on school property during the school day.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0922

05/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT limiting food and beverage advertising and marketing on school property.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  New Section; School Boards; Limitations on Corporate Advertising and Marketing.  Amend RSA 189 by inserting after section 15-a the following new section:

189:15-b  Regulation of Food and Beverage Advertising in Schools.

I.  Except as provided in paragraph II, a school district shall prohibit at any school within the district, during school hours:

(a)  The advertising of any food or beverage that may not be sold at school during the school day.  For purposes of this section, food and beverages that may not be sold at school during the day are those that do not meet the minimum nutrition standards as set forth by the school district, following the nutritional standards as required under the department of education rules for nutritional foods.  Advertising shall be prohibited on any property or facility owned or leased by the school district or a school and used any time for school-related activities, including but not limited to, school buildings, athletic fields, facilities, signs, scoreboards upon replacement, parking lots, school buses or other school district vehicles, equipment, vending machines upon contract renewal, school district-provided uniforms, school district-developed educational material or approved book covers for distribution.

(b)  The participation in a corporate incentive program that rewards children when they reach certain academic goals with free or discounted foods and beverages that may not be sold at school during the school day.

II.  This section shall not apply to:

(a)  Advertising on broadcast, digital, or print media, unless the media are produced or controlled by the school district, school, faculty or its students.

(b)  Advertising on clothing with brand images worn on school grounds.

(c)  Advertising contained on product packaging of items brought in by students for self consumption.

(d)  Advertising on vehicles owned and operated by a food or beverage company on school property while in the process of delivering to the school or servicing company owned equipment leased to the school.

(e)  Advertising on vending machines located in faculty lounges or other areas with restricted student access.

(f)  Trademarks on items or literature when such materials are used as part of a school authorized educational event, activity, or presentation.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 19, 2017 Introduced 01/19/2017 and Referred to Education; SJ 5
Jan. 31, 2017 Hearing: 01/31/2017, Room 103, LOB, 10:00 am; SC 8
Feb. 23, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 02/23/2017; SC 11
Feb. 23, 2017 Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 02/23/2017; SJ 7
Feb. 16, 2017 Introduced 02/16/2017 and referred to Education HJ 8 P. 45
March 15, 2017 Public Hearing: 03/15/2017 01:00 PM LOB 207
March 28, 2017 Full Committee Work Session: 03/28/2017 10:00 AM LOB 207
April 26, 2017 Executive Session: 04/26/2017 LOB 207
May 4, 2017 Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 05/04/2017 (Vote 12-7; RC) HC 22 P. 7
Minority Committee Report: Ought to Pass
May 4, 2017 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 05/04/2017 HJ 15 P. 17

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 31, 2017 Senate Hearing
Feb. 23, 2017 Senate Floor Vote
March 15, 2017 House Hearing
April 26, 2017 House Exec Session
May 4, 2017 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB103 Revision: 1599 Date: Jan. 24, 2017, 11 a.m.