Joint Committee on Nutrition & Health in Public Schools
(created by SB 474)

Committee Information
Senate Members: Public Members:
 Susan Combs
 Nancy M. DiMarco
 Adrain B. Johnson
 William John Klish
House Members:  Shirley J. Neeley
 Dora Rivas
 Eduardo Sanchez
 Michael J. Sullivan
 Melissa Ann Wilson
Clerk: Ms. LeAnn Gallegos
Schedule, Minutes, Witness List and Bills Referred to Committee Schedule, Minutes, Witness List and Bills Referred to Committee

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Icon: Press ReleaseApril 15, 2004
Sen. Lucio Selected Chair of Joint Interim Committee Members Address Various Nutrition and Health Topics


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Interim Charges

The Committee shall:

  1. determining the nutritional content and quality of foods and beverages served to public school children, including food service meals, a la carte foods, and competitive foods and food provided in vending machines;
  2. evaluating the short-term and long-term financial, psychological, and physiological impact of obesity in public school children;
  3. assessing the academic, emotional, and health value of a universal breakfast and lunch program by evaluating school children from school districts that provide each child a free or reduced-price breakfast and lunch;
  4. evaluating school contracts relating to competitive food products and vending machines.


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