SENATE BILL 234
56th legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - first session, 2023
RELATING TO PUBLIC SCHOOLS; PROHIBITING THE SALE OF SODA ON PUBLIC SCHOOL GROUNDS.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:
SECTION 1. A new section of the Public School Code is enacted to read:
"[NEW MATERIAL] PROHIBITING THE SALE OF SODA ON PUBLIC SCHOOL GROUNDS.--
A. Soda shall not be sold, dispensed or vended on the school grounds of any public pre-kindergarten, elementary school, secondary school, junior high school or high school.
B. For the purposes of this section:
(1) "school grounds" means the buildings, playing fields, parking lots and other facilities located on a school's premises; and
(2) "soda" means a beverage that contains carbonated water and a sweet flavoring."
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