Bill Text: NJ S3217 | 2020-2021 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Allows qualified school to be called "New Jersey Farm Fresh School."

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2020-12-07 - Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Economic Growth Committee [S3217 Detail]

Download: New_Jersey-2020-S3217-Introduced.html

SENATE, No. 3217

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

219th LEGISLATURE

 

INTRODUCED DECEMBER 7, 2020

 


 

Sponsored by:

Senator  THOMAS H. KEAN, JR.

District 21 (Morris, Somerset and Union)

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

     Allows qualified school to be called "New Jersey Farm Fresh School."

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

     As introduced.

  


An Act concerning the New Jersey "Farm to School" Program, and supplementing Title 4 of the Revised Statutes.

 

     Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

 

     1.    The Secretary of Agriculture, upon receiving proof that at least 20 percent of the food served by a school comes from farm products grown and produced in New Jersey, may allow the school to use the words "New Jersey Farm Fresh School" in any promotional materials or description of the school.  For purposes of this section, "school" means any public or nonpublic school and any public or nonpublic institution of higher education.

 

     2.    This act shall take effect immediately.

 

 

STATEMENT

 

     This bill authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture to allow a school to use the words "New Jersey Farm Fresh School" in any promotional materials or description of the school upon receiving proof that at least 20 percent of the food served by the school consists of farm products grown and produced in New Jersey.

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