2011 Regular Session


File Code: Primary and Secondary Education Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 528
Sponsored By:
Senator Raskin
Education - Open Space on Public School Property - Planting and Maintaining Gardens


Requiring county boards of education to encourage the use of open space on public school property for the purpose of planting and maintaining gardens; requiring specified schools and community groups to submit specified plans to the county superintendent; requiring specified schools and community groups to limit the application of pesticides under specified circumstances; authorizing county boards to incorporate the use of school gardens into specified curriculum guides and to use specified produce in school cafeterias; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Hearing 3/2 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Education Health and Environmental Affairs
House Action
No Action

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Agriculture -see also- Farmland
Education, Boards of
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Food -see also- Kosher; Meat, Poultry, Seafood; Milk
Health -see also- Mental Health
Pest Control
Public Schools
Real Property

Bill affects the following Statute:

( 7-108.1 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs