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Federal/State:Louisiana
Bill:LA SCR 96 - Increasing water availability for students
Summary:Would request the Department of Education to submit a report to the Legislature regarding the availability of water for student consumption at elementary and secondary schools.
Sponsor(s):Senator David Heitmeier (D)
Status:
As of 6/3/2014: Adopted Amy 30, 2014
As of 4/29/2014: For status updates, visit the legislature's website.

Federal/State:Louisiana
Bill:LA SCR 41 - Develop tastier food options for National School Lunch Program
Summary:Would request that the United States Department of Agriculture develop tastier food options for the National School Lunch Program.
Sponsor(s):Senator Rick Gallot (D)
Status:
As of 4/3/2014: For status updates, please visit the legislator's website.

Federal/State:Louisiana
Bill:LA SCR 98 - School-Based Health Care Awareness Day
Summary:Would designate April 23, 2014, as "School-Based Health Care Awareness Day" in Louisiana.
Sponsor(s):Senator Fred H. Mills, Jr. (R)
Status:
As of 4/29/2014: For status updates, visit the legislature's website.

Federal/State:Louisiana
Bill:LA HR 162 - Rules relative to student lunch time
Summary:Requests that the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to adopt a rule relative to student lunch time. Each local education agency will provide no less than twenty minutes of time for students to be seated and consume their food. The twenty minutes of seated lunch time will be separate from the time required for students to navigate from the classroom to the lunch room, stand in line to receive the lunch meal, and to return to the classroom after lunch has been consumed.
Sponsor(s):Representative Patrick Williams (D)
Status:
As of 5/28/2014: Adopted May 22, 2014

Federal/State:Louisiana
Bill:LA HCR 114 - Rules relative to school lunchtime
Summary:Requests the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to adopt a rule relative to student lunch time. Would urge the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to adopt a rule stating that "each local education agency shall provide no less than twenty minutes of time for students to be seated and consume their food. The twenty minutes of seated lunch time shall be separate from the time required for students to navigate from the classroom to the lunch room, stand in line to receive the lunch
Sponsor(s):Representative Patrick Williams (D)
Status:
As of 6/3/2014: Adopted May 30, 2014