H.R. 3110, The Food Marketing in Schools Assessment Act
- This item is from the 110th Congress (2007-2008) and is no longer current. Comments, voting, and wiki editing have been disabled, and the cost/savings estimate has been frozen.
- This bill, or a similar bill, was reintroduced in the current Congress as H.R. 3625, The Food Marketing in Schools Assessment Act.
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H.R. 3110 would provide for the Secretary of Education to study and report on the marketing of foods and beverages in middle and high schools.
Food Marketing in Schools Assessment Act - Directs the Secretary of Education to study and report to the Congress on the marketing of food and beverages in middle and high schools.
Requires such study to assess the nutritional quality of such foods, the media through which they are marketed to children in such schools, and mechanisms that regulate such marketing.
Directs the Secretary to collaborate in the conduct of such study with the Division of Adolescent and School Health of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Status of the Legislation
Latest Major Action: 9/11/2007: Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Healthy Families and Communities.
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