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Federal/State:New Jersey
Bill:NJ HB 3019 - Community garden produce in school cafeterias
Summary:Would authorize public schools to serve to students certain produce grown in community garden.
Sponsor(s):Assemblyman Gilbert L. Wilson (D)
Status:
As of 6/21/2013: Senate amendment (36 -0)
As of 6/7/2013: Passed by Committee, second reading
As of 2/6/2013: Received in Senate, referred to Committee on Environment and Energy
As of 2/5/2013: Passed by the Assembly
As of 12/12/2012: Second reading
As of 12/12/2012: Reported out of Committee with amendments
As of 6/11/2012: Introduced, first reading, referred to Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources

Federal/State:New Jersey
Bill:NJ SB 2561 - Use of produce in school meals
Summary:Would allow the use of produce grown in community gardens in the school meals.
Sponsor(s):Senator M. Theresa Ruiz (D)
Status:
As of 6/21/2013: Senate amendment (38-0)
As of 6/7/2013: Passed by Committee, second reading
As of 2/15/2013: Introduced, referred to Committee on Education

Federal/State:New Jersey
Bill:NJ AB 2643 - NJ Farm to School Award Program
Summary:Would establish the "Best in New Jersey 'Farm to School' Awards Program" to annually recognize the best farm to school programs implemented by a school or school district.
Sponsor(s):Ronald Dancer (D) (co-sponsor: Gilbert Wilson)
Status:
As of 9/9/2014: Adopted August 25, 2014
As of 3/6/2014: For status updates, visit the state legislature's website.

Federal/State:New Jersey
Bill:NJ AB 2644 - Clearinghouse for dairy farmers to offer products to schools
Summary:Directs the Dept. of Agriculture to establish a clearinghouse website for farmers to offer produce and dairy products for use by school breakfast programs, school lunch programs, and food banks.
Sponsor(s):Ronald Dancer (D) (co-sponsors: Bob Andrzejczak, Parker Space, Gilbert Wilson)
Status:
As of 9/9/2014: Adopted August 25, 2014
As of 3/6/2014: For status updates, visit the state legislature's website.

Federal/State:New Jersey
Bill:NJ SB 1907 - Creates Best NJ Farm to School Award
Summary:Would establish “Best New Jersey ‘Farm to School’ Awards Program” to annually recognize the best farm to school programs implemented by a school or school district
Sponsor(s):Peter Barnes (D)
Status:
As of 4/3/2014: For status updates, please visit the legislator's website.

Federal/State:New Jersey
Bill:NJ AJR 56 - School Garden Day in NJ
Summary:Would designate a day during the week as “"School Garden Day in NJ”
Sponsor(s):Bob Andrzejczak (D) (co-sponsors: Ronald S. Dancer, Celeste M. Riley, Parker Space)
Status:
As of 3/6/2014: For status updates, visit the state legislature's website.

Federal/State:New Jersey
Bill:NJ AB 2641 - Voluntary contributions by taxpayers to support school farms and gardens
Summary:Would provide for voluntary contributions by taxpayers on gross income tax returns to support farm to school and school gardens programs.
Sponsor(s):Parker Space (R) (co-sponsors: Bob Andrzejczak, Ronald Dancer, Gilbert Wilson)
Status:
As of 3/6/2014: For status updates, visit the state legislature's website.

Federal/State:New Jersey
Bill:NJ SJR 49 - Designating School Garden Day in NJ
Summary:Would designate Wednesday of “Jersey Fresh Farm to School Week” as “ School Garden Day in NJ.”
Sponsor(s):Peter Barnes (D)
Status:
As of 4/3/2014: For status updates, please visit the legislator's website.

Federal/State:New Jersey
Bill:NJ SB 1903 - Taxpayer support for farm to school and school garden programs
Summary:Would require the Department of Agriculture to post on its website certain information regarding the State’s farm to school program.
Sponsor(s):Peter Barnes (D)
Status:
As of 4/3/2014: For status updates, please visit the legislator's website.

Federal/State:New Jersey
Bill:NJ SB 1908 - Allows contributions to NJ Farm to School program
Summary:Would allow contributions to NJ “Farm to School” program.
Sponsor(s):Peter Barnes (D)
Status:
As of 4/3/2014: For status updates, please visit the legislator's website.