2007 Regular Session


File Code: Primary and Secondary Education Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 496
Sponsored By:
Delegates Lawton, Ali, Barkley, Cane, V. Clagett, Dumais, Gilchrist, Glassman, Glenn, Gutierrez, Healey, Hucker, Ivey, Jennings, Lafferty, Love, Malone, Manno, McConkey, McIntosh, Mizeur, Montgomery, Morhaim, Niemann, Ross, Sossi, Stein, Stull, Tarrant, Taylor, Waldstreicher, and Weir
Procurement - Public Schools and Facilities - Preference for Locally Grown Foods


Providing a percentage price preference for locally grown foods under specified circumstances; requiring each county board of education to adopt specified regulations concerning the establishment of a specified percentage price preference; requiring county boards to review specified procurement specifications and, to the extent practicable, require the use of a percentage price preference in their purchase of food; defining terms; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading Health and Government Operations
Hearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Jane E. Lawton, District 18
Delegate Saqib Ali, District 39
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate Rudolph C. Cane, District 37A
Delegate Virginia P. Clagett, District 30
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Jim Gilchrist, District 17
Delegate Barry Glassman, District 35A
Delegate Cheryl Glenn, District 45
Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, District 18
Delegate Anne Healey, District 22
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate J. B. Jennings, District 7
Delegate Stephen W. Lafferty, District 42
Delegate Mary Ann E. Love, District 32
Delegate James E. Malone, Jr., District 12A
Delegate Roger Manno, District 19
Delegate Tony McConkey, District 33A
Delegate Maggie McIntosh, District 43
Delegate Heather Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate Justin D. Ross, District 22
Delegate Richard A. Sossi, District 36
Delegate Dana Stein, District 11
Delegate Paul S. Stull, District 4A
Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40
Delegate Herman L. Taylor, Jr., District 14
Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18
Delegate Michael H. Weir, Jr., District 6

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Education, Boards of
Food -see also- Kosher; Meat, Poultry, Seafood; Milk
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index
Public Buildings and Facilities -see also- Stadiums; St Hse.
Public Schools
Rules and Regulations

Bill affects the following Statute:

( 5-112.1 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered