ERIC Number: ED263291
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-Apr-2
Reference Count: N/A
Hearing to Extend Five Expiring Child Nutrition Programs. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Elementary, Secondary, and Vocational Education of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session on H.R. 7. Serial No. 99-17.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
The transcript of a congressional hearing on a proposed bill to extend and amend the National School Lunch Act and the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 is provided in this document. Representatives of the Food and Nutrition Service and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, testified that the proposed bill runs counter to the policies of the Reagan Administration. This is followed by testimony from a variety of individuals who called for extending current school lunch programs, expanding eligibility criteria, and lowering the per meal cost to participants. School lunch and other child nutrition programs were acclaimed by these witnesses as helping to improve the nutritional status of children from low income families. (KH)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Child Nutrition Act 1966; National School Lunch Act 1970