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SB18-013

Expand Child Nutrition School Lunch Protection Act

Concerning expanding the grades eligible for the child nutrition school lunch protection program, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
Session:
2018 Regular Session
Subject:
Education & School Finance (Pre & K-12)
Bill Summary

Child nutrition school lunch protection program - expansion of eligible grades - appropriation. Under current law, the act expands the child nutrition school lunch protection program (program) that provides reduced-price meals to children in state-subsidized early childhood education programs administered by public schools or in kindergarten through fifth grade who would otherwise have to pay for a reduced-price lunch. The act extends the grade of eligibility to eighth grade in schools that elect to participate in the expanded program.

The act authorizes an annual appropriation, including a cap on the amount of the annual appropriation, to cover the expanded grades of eligible children. For the 2018-19 state fiscal year, the act appropriates $564,279 from the general fund to the department of education for the program.


(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)

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