HB3073 S ED AMT #1 3-10

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The Committee on Education moved to amend the bill by striking out the title and substituting therefor a new title, to read as follows:

Eng. House Bill 3073A Bill to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated 18-5D-6, relating to establishing the West Virginia Emergency School Food Act; providing findings; allowing an annual countywide survey of public school students to determine certain eating patterns and the availability of nutritious food to certain students when schools are closed; allowing the collection and compilation of information regarding the availability of food resources in the county on certain days including a plan that includes virtual school students and distribute the information to all students; allowing a county board to investigate and implement any program that may facilitate this initiative; allowing a county board to provide an annual county wide or a coordinated regional training opportunity for an entity that potentially qualifies as a summer feeding site; allowing a county board to provide its survey, a summary of its activities, and any findings or recommendations the county board has thereto, to the West Virginia Office of Child Nutrition; allowing a public school to include in its crisis response plan an assessment and plan to feed students during certain remote learning days and to public virtual school students; and allowing the West Virginia Office of Child Nutrition to monitor certain activities and share between counties information about innovative and successful program initiatives.