(By Delegates Perdue, Campbell, Fleischauer,
Marshall, Poore and Staggers)
[Introduced February 14, 2013; referred to the
Committee on Health and Human Resources then Education.]
A BILL to repeal §18-2-6a of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as
amended, relating to the sale of healthy beverages and soft
drinks in schools.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
ARTICLE 2. STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION.
§1. Repeal of section relating to the sale of healthy beverages
and soft drinks in schools.
Section six-a, article two, chapter eighteen of the Code of
West Virginia, 1931, as amended, is hereby repealed.
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is repeal the section of state
code that allows soft drinks to be sold in the school system under
This bill has been recommended for passage during the 2013
Regular Session by the Joint Committee on Health.