ERIC Number: ED381240
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Better Nutrition and Health for Children Act of 1994. Senate Report (To Accompany S. 1614), 103D Congress, 2d Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
This report examines the background, purpose, cost, and regulatory impact of Senate Bill 1614, the proposed Better Nutrition and Health for Children Act of 1994. The purpose of the act is to reauthorize and make improvements in various federal nutrition programs, such as the National School Lunch Act and the Child Nutrition Act. The report outlines past federal support for child and family nutrition and the current need for reauthorization changes in such programs. It summarizes four hearings held by the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry on the proposed legislation and contains a section-by-section analysis of the Act. Congressional Budget Office cost estimates for the Act through 1999 are included. The bulk of the report specifies the changes that the Act will bring about in existing law. (MDM)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
Identifiers: Child Nutrition Act 1966; Congress 103rd; National School Lunch Act 1946; Reauthorization Legislation; Women Infants Children Supplemental Food Program