H.R.2225 - To authorize the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to make grants to local educational agencies to support the purchase or lease and use of vending machines that offer for sale healthy foods and beverages in schools.108th Congress (2003-2004)
Summary: H.R.2225 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)
Introduced in House (05/22/2003)
Authorizes the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to make grants to local educational agencies (LEAs) for: (1) LEA purchase or lease of qualified vending machines to place in schools for student use; and (2) offsetting of any loss of LEA revenue resulting from using qualified vending machines which offer only healthy foods and beverages for sale.
Requires an LEA, as a condition for receiving such a grant, to agree to: (1) remove any vending machines that sell foods and beverages of minimal nutritional value from each elementary or secondary school where qualified vending machines will be placed using the grant funds; and (2) use only qualified vending machines in such school for a period prescribed by the Director.
Limits maximum portion sizes of food and beverages offered for sale in qualified vending machines.