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Federal/State:Georgia
Bill:GA HB 17 - Creating farm to school programs
Summary:Would provide for a farm to school program to promote the sale of Georgia grown farm products to county and independent school districts in this state; amend Article 1 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the State Board of Education, so as to provide for a program to encourage and solicit county and independent school districts to purchase Georgia grown farm products; repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Sponsor(s):Representative Keisha Waites (D)
Status:
As of 2/21/2013: In the hopper, ie the symbolic name for the place where legislators file bills for introduction with the Clerk of the House or Secretary of the Senate
As of 11/29/2012: Prefiled

Federal/State:Georgia
Bill:GA SR 1198 - Recognizes Healthy Kids Georgia and Health Schools Program
Summary:Recognizes the Healthy Kids Georgia and Healthy Schools Programs, highlighting that the program encourages schools to partner with their local communities and the Healthy Schools Program to confront the childhood obesity crisis by implementing health and wellness programs in Georgia's schools. The bill further highlights that the Healthy Schools Program provides assistance at no cost to guide participants to resources that help them make healthy changes in nutrition, physical activity, and health education
Sponsor(s):Senator Renee Unterman (R)
Status:
As of 3/25/2014: For status updates, visit the state legislature's website.

Federal/State:Georgia
Bill:GA SR 1199 - Recognizes the Alliance for a Healthier Generation
Summary:Recognizes the Alliance for Healthier Generation, specifically highlighting that the 2006 Healthy Schools Program launched in 231 schools in 13 states and has since grown to become the nation's most extensive effort to prevent childhood obesity in schools, including more than 20,000 schools in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. The bill also highlights that the Alliance for a Healthier Generation's facilitated agreements with companies to create products and services that meet its nut
Sponsor(s):Senator Renee Unterman (R)
Status:
As of 3/25/2014: For status updates, visit the state legislature's website.