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Federal/State:New Mexico
Bill:NM SB 143 - New Mexico fresh fruitsand vegetables in school meals
Summary:Would appropriate $1.44 million from the general fund to the Physical Education Department to distribute to school districts and charter schools for the purchase of New Mexico grown fresh fruits and vegetables for school meal programs.
Sponsor(s):Pete Campos (D)
Status:
As of 2/3/2014: For status updates, visit the state legislature's website.

Federal/State:New Mexico
Bill:NM HM 50 - School Nutrition Day
Summary:New Mexico declares February 3, 2014 “ School Nutrition Day,” and recognizes that funding for school nutrition programs to promote healthier lifestyles and academic achievement is a wise investment in the health of its people and its future work force.
Sponsor(s):Jimmie C. Hall
Status:
As of 3/25/2014: Adopted on January 31, 2014

Federal/State:New Mexico
Bill:NM HB 81 - Fund for Public Education Department to distribute fresh produce in school meals.
Summary:Would appropriate $1.4 million from the general fund to the Public Education Department to distribute to school districts and charter schools for the purchase of New Mexico grown fresh fruits and vegetables for school meal programs.
Sponsor(s):Representative Don L. Tripp (R)
Status:
As of 1/28/2014: For status updates, visit the state legislature’s website.