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Table 7 State legislation and policies passed since 2002 regarding childhood obesity: competitive foods, nutrition, and physical activity

From: Report card on school snack food policies among the United States' largest school districts in 2004–2005: Room for improvement

State Revised competitive food policy Policy req'ts vary by grade level Model policy for comp. foods State "wellness policy" Nutrition education PE/Physical activity Measure BMI Advisory committee(s)
AR    
CA*       
CO R        
CT        
FL      R R   
HI*       
LA       P  
MI        
NV       R   
NM        
OK        
TN       
TX*       
VT    R R R  
WA       
WV*     
  1. *Denotes states that have specific guidelines for nutritional content of competitive foods
  2. R = recommendation
  3. P = pilot program