Amendment #3 to H.4071

Supp. Budget Amendment #3

Representatives Hill of Ipswich, Jones of North Reading, Peterson of Grafton, Poirier of North Attleboro and deMacedo of Plymouth move to amend the bill move that the bill be amended by adding the following two sections:

“SECTION 5. Subsection (c) of section 222 of chapter 111 of the General Laws, as inserted by section 6 of chapter 197 of the Acts of 2010, is hereby amended by striking subdivision (2) and inserting in place thereof the following: - (2) All competitive foods or beverages sold or provided in public schools shall be limited to foods or beverages that comply with the nutritional standards; provided, however, that the nutritional standards shall not apply, unless a public school district or board of trustees elects to apply the nutritional standards, to: competitive foods or beverages sold on school grounds up to 30 minutes before the beginning of the school day or 30 minutes after the end of the school day, with the exception of competitive foods or beverages sold through vending machines, in which case the nutritional standards shall apply at all times; or, competitive foods or beverages sold during the school day at booster sales, concession stands, and other school-sponsored or school-related fundraisers and events.

SECTION 6. Clause (iv) of subdivision (4) of subsection (c) of section 222 of chapter 111 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking the word 'may' and inserting in place thereof the following: - shall.”.