Amendments for SB13-153

Senate Journal, February 15
After consideration on the merits, the Committee recommends that SB13-153 be amended
as follows, and as so amended, be referred to the Committee of the Whole with favorable
recommendation.
Amend printed bill, page 2, after line 9 insert:

"SECTION 2. In Colorado Revised Statutes, 22-82.6-104, amend
(2) (a), (3) (a), (3) (d), and (4); and add (3) (f) as follows:
22-82.6-104. Interagency farm-to-school coordination task
force - creation - repeal. (2) (a) The task force consists of thirteen
FIFTEEN members as follows:
(I) The commissioner of education or the commissioner's
designee;
(II) The commissioner of agriculture or the commissioner's
designee;
(III) The executive director of the department of public health and
environment or the executive director's designee;
(IV) The executive director of the Colorado commission on
higher education or the executive director's designee, FROM, INCLUDING
BUT NOT LIMITED TO, COLORADO UNIVERSITIES, COLLEGES, COMMUNITY
COLLEGES, AND EXTENSIONS;
(V) The following five members as selected by the member
serving pursuant to subparagraph (I) of this paragraph (a):
(A) Four THREE representatives of school food service directors;
and
(B) A representative of parent LOCAL NONPROFIT COMMUNITY
organizations engaged in farm to school or local food systems; and
(C) A PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER OR PRINCIPAL;
(VI) The following four FIVE members as selected by the member
serving pursuant to subparagraph (II) of this paragraph (a):
(A) A representative of fruit and vegetable organizations;
(B) A representative of cattle ranching organizations;
(C) A representative of the western dairy association; and
(D) A representative of a food distribution association; AND
(E) A REPRESENTATIVE OF A FARM, ORCHARD, OR RANCH IN
COLORADO THAT SELLS PRODUCE, FRUIT, OR ANIMAL PRODUCTS TO AT
LEAST ONE COLORADO PUBLIC SCHOOL, SCHOOL DISTRICT, OR BOARD OF
COOPERATIVE SERVICES;
(VII) A REPRESENTATIVE OF SCHOOL FOOD SERVICES
MANAGEMENT FROM AN INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION, SELECTED
BY THE MEMBER SERVING PURSUANT TO SUBPARAGRAPH (IV) OF THIS
PARAGRAPH (a); AND
(VIII) ANY NUMBER OF NONVOTING EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS AS
DESIGNATED BY A MAJORITY VOTE OF THE TASK FORCE.
(3) The task force shall study, develop, and recommend policies
and methods to best implement a farm-to-school program, including:
(a) Creating ADVISING farm-to-school program pilots or
expanding food focus education program pilots;
(d) Advising school districts on methods by which a school
district may improve facilities to allow for the purchase and use of
minimally processed and fresh and locally produced foods in school
meals; and
(f) EXPLORING VARIOUS STATEWIDE DATA COLLECTION SYSTEMS
TO TRACK FARM-TO-SCHOOL ACTIVITIES.
(4) The task force shall report its progress, findings, and
recommendations to the education committees of the house of
representatives and the senate, the senate agriculture and natural
resources committee, and the house agriculture, livestock, and natural
resources committee, or any successor committees, on or before February
1, 2013 2015, AND EVERY FEBRUARY 1 EVERY TWO YEARS
THEREAFTER.".

Renumber succeeding sections accordingly.

Agriculture,
Natural
Resources, &
Energy