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SB 168: Drinking Water in Public Schools

GENERAL BILL by Cruz ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Pizzo ; Berman ; Gibson ; Book ; Stewart ; Rader ; Rouson ; Taddeo ; Torres ; Farmer

Drinking Water in Public Schools; Subject to legislative appropriation, requiring each school district to install filters that meet certain specifications on drinking water sources; requiring such schools to post certain signage on certain water sources and to publish specified information on the school district’s website; authorizing school districts to request additional funding to compensate school district staff for the installation or replacement of filters, etc. APPROPRIATION: $3,000,000

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 11/12/2019 Senate - CS by Education; YEAS 8 NAYS 0
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (AED)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
8/21/2019 Senate • Filed
9/19/2019 Senate • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations
11/5/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 11/12/19, 3:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
11/12/2019 Senate • CS by Education; YEAS 8 NAYS 0