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HB 545: Drinking Water in Public Schools

GENERAL BILL by Jenne ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Alexander ; Antone ; Cortes ; Duran ; Eskamani ; Fernandez ; Geller ; Grieco ; Hart ; Hill ; Mercado ; Silvers ; Smith, C. ; Stark ; Toledo

Drinking Water in Public Schools; Requires each school district to locate all drinking water sources in certain schools, install barcode on each source, & install filters that meet certain specifications on all such sources; requires such schools to post certain signage on certain water sources & to publish specified information on school district's website.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died in PreK-12 Quality Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/23/2019 House • Filed
1/30/2019 House • Referred to PreK-12 Quality Subcommittee; PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee; Education Committee -HJ 66
3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 65
5/3/2019 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in PreK-12 Quality Subcommittee