ERIC Number: ED099981
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
To Amend the National School Lunch Act. Hearing Before the General Subcommittee on Education of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, Ninety-Third Congress, Second Session on H.R. 13168.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
This is a comprehensive record of a hearing held before the General Subcommittee on Education on April 22, 1974. Its purpose was to hear testimony on H.R. 13168, a proposed amendment to the National School Lunch Act that would authorize continued purchase of commodities at market price for distribution to schools, domestic relief agencies, and other domestic food assistance programs. The Department of Agriculture proposed elimination of the commodity purchase program in favor of cash payments to enable food assistance programs to purchase their own commodities. Testimony was delivered by representatives of the Department of Agriculture, officials of various State and city school food programs, and a representative of the Peanut Butter Manufacturers and Nut Salters Association. Included in the report are prepared statements submitted by several of the witnesses, as well as by interested parties not present at the hearing. (JG)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: National School Lunch Act 1970