Legislative Day 2020

Legislative Day-2020

The most important political office is that of the private citizen.

Louis Brandeis

Thank you for a successful Legislative Day 2020! There is definitely strength in numbers and we had over 70 attendees, not including KDN members, at the event in support of nutrition related legislation. Please see below for pertinent event related follow up:

  • Please provide the KAND Public Policy Panel with Legislative Day feedback by completing this quick survey by 3/13/20

  • HB 12 passed in the KY House of Representatives on 2/19/20! The bill was received in the senate on 2/20/20. You many continue to monitor the bill’s actions at https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20rs/hb12.html.
  • If you met with a legislator, please email the 2020 Legislator Report Form (below) to Public Policy Coordinator, Kira Galloway, at kiralgalloway@gmail.com by 3/13/20.

Advocacy doesn’t end here

Members of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics have the responsibility to urge consumers and lawmakers to learn about the positive role nutrition plays in healthy lifestyles and disease management.

Access materials here to help with your own advocacy efforts in KY and beyond.