S. 274 - Children Eating Well Act

Education. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to strengthen nutrition education for elementary school and secondary school students to promote healthy eating choices through developmentally appropriate lessons and activities integrated into the school day. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Children Eating Well Act

S. 274 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
A bill to strengthen nutrition education for elementary school and secondary school students to promote healthy eating choices through developmentally appropriate lessons and activities integrated into the school day. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to strengthen nutrition education for elementary school and secondary school students to promote healthy eating choices through developmentally appropriate lessons and activities integrated into the school day.
Other Titles
  • CHEW Act
  • Children Eating Well Act
Sponsor
Kirsten Gillibrand
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Education
  • Advisory bodies
  • Child health
  • Department of Agriculture
  • Department of Education
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Executive agency funding and structure
  • Food industry and services
  • Nutrition and diet
  • Physical fitness and lifestyle
  • Teaching, teachers, curricula
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    Major Actions
    Introduced2/11/2013
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced2/11/2013
    2/11/2013Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from Teachers unions, which…

    support this bill

    Teachers unions$1,281,530
    $1,281,530

    1 Organization Supports and 0 Oppose; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Children Eating Well Act

    1 organization support this bill

    National Education Association
    National Education Association (2013). Legislative Action Center. Retrieved June 27, 2013, from National Education Association.

    0 organizations oppose this bill

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 113th U.S. Congress, from Teachers unions interest groups, January 1, 2008 – December 31, 2013.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Support
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Oppose
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$45,530$0
    John BarrassoRWY$1,000$0
    Mark BegichDAK$35,250$0
    Michael BennetDCO$22,750$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$15,000$0
    Roy BluntRMO$0$0
    John BoozmanRAR$0$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$21,150$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$27,150$0
    Richard BurrRNC$0$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$1,500$0
    Ben CardinDMD$21,000$0
    Tom CarperDDE$2,000$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$25,250$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
    Tom CoburnROK$0$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
    Susan CollinsRME$1,000$0
    Chris CoonsDDE$24,750$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
    John CornynRTX$0$0
    Mike CrapoRID$1,000$0
    Ted CruzRTX$0$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$44,000$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$24,950$0
    Mike EnziRWY$1,000$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$11,000$0
    Deb FischerRNE$0$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$0
    Alan FrankenDMN$36,250$0
    Kirsten GillibrandDNY$55,000$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,000$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
    Kay HaganDNC$29,300$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$15,500$0
    Orrin HatchRUT$0$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$55,900$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$15,300$0
    Dean HellerRNV$0$0
    Mazie HironoDHI$55,000$0
    John HoevenRND$5,000$0
    Jim InhofeROK$0$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$-100$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$15,000$0
    Timothy KaineDVA$20,250$0
    Angus KingIME$5,000$0
    Mark KirkRIL$15,500$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$20,000$0
    Mary LandrieuDLA$10,250$0
    Patrick LeahyDVT$18,500$0
    Mike LeeRUT$0$0
    Carl LevinDMI$14,000$0
    Joe ManchinDWV$25,000$0
    John McCainRAZ$0$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$27,500$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$21,000$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$29,000$0
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$17,500$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$6,000$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$8,500$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$56,000$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$27,500$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$20,750$0
    Rand PaulRKY$0$0
    Rob PortmanROH$0$0
    Mark PryorDAR$23,000$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$18,950$0
    Harry ReidDNV$26,150$0
    Jim RischRID$0$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,000$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$20,000$0
    Marco RubioRFL$0$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$21,600$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$5,000$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$18,250$0
    Tim ScottRSC$0$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$28,500$0
    Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$17,950$0
    Jon TesterDMT$20,000$0
    John ThuneRSD$0$0
    Patrick ToomeyRPA$0$0
    Mark UdallDCO$21,500$0
    Tom UdallDNM$25,250$0
    David VitterRLA$0$0
    Mark WarnerDVA$16,250$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$31,000$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$21,450$0
    Roger WickerRMS$0$0
    Ron WydenDOR$15,000$0

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Support
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Oppose
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$45,530$0
    John BarrassoRWY$1,000$0
    Mark BegichDAK$35,250$0
    Michael BennetDCO$22,750$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$15,000$0
    Roy BluntRMO$0$0
    John BoozmanRAR$0$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$21,150$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$27,150$0
    Richard BurrRNC$0$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$1,500$0
    Ben CardinDMD$21,000$0
    Tom CarperDDE$2,000$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$25,250$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
    Tom CoburnROK$0$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
    Susan CollinsRME$1,000$0
    Chris CoonsDDE$24,750$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
    John CornynRTX$0$0
    Mike CrapoRID$1,000$0
    Ted CruzRTX$0$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$44,000$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$24,950$0
    Mike EnziRWY$1,000$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$11,000$0
    Deb FischerRNE$0$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$0
    Alan FrankenDMN$36,250$0
    Kirsten GillibrandDNY$55,000$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,000$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
    Kay HaganDNC$29,300$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$15,500$0
    Orrin HatchRUT$0$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$55,900$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$15,300$0
    Dean HellerRNV$0$0
    Mazie HironoDHI$55,000$0
    John HoevenRND$5,000$0
    Jim InhofeROK$0$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$-100$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$15,000$0
    Timothy KaineDVA$20,250$0
    Angus KingIME$5,000$0
    Mark KirkRIL$15,500$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$20,000$0
    Mary LandrieuDLA$10,250$0
    Patrick LeahyDVT$18,500$0
    Mike LeeRUT$0$0
    Carl LevinDMI$14,000$0
    Joe ManchinDWV$25,000$0
    John McCainRAZ$0$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$27,500$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$21,000$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$29,000$0
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$17,500$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$6,000$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$8,500$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$56,000$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$27,500$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$20,750$0
    Rand PaulRKY$0$0
    Rob PortmanROH$0$0
    Mark PryorDAR$23,000$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$18,950$0
    Harry ReidDNV$26,150$0
    Jim RischRID$0$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,000$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$20,000$0
    Marco RubioRFL$0$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$21,600$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$5,000$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$18,250$0
    Tim ScottRSC$0$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$28,500$0
    Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$17,950$0
    Jon TesterDMT$20,000$0
    John ThuneRSD$0$0
    Patrick ToomeyRPA$0$0
    Mark UdallDCO$21,500$0
    Tom UdallDNM$25,250$0
    David VitterRLA$0$0
    Mark WarnerDVA$16,250$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$31,000$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$21,450$0
    Roger WickerRMS$0$0
    Ron WydenDOR$15,000$0

    Interest Groups that support this bill

    $ Donated
    Teachers unions$1,281,530

    Interest Groups that oppose this bill

    $ Donated
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