ERIC Number: ED373892
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Jun-3
Reference Count: N/A
Healthy Meals for Healthy Americans Act of 1994. Committee on Education and Labor Report To Accompany H.R. 8. House of Representatives, 103D Congress, 2d Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
This report discusses amendments offered by the Committee on Education and Labor to H.R. 8, the Healthy Meals for Healthy Americans Act, which reauthorizes and improves the nutrition programs under the National School Lunch (NSL) Act and the Child Nutrition Act of 1966. Thirteen amendments to the NSL Act deal with: (1) technical assistance to school lunch, summer food service, and child and adult care food programs; (2) nutritional requirements; (3) special assistance to schools electing to serve all children free meals; (4) school lunch and breakfast pilot programs; (5) miscellaneous provisions and definitions; (6) the summer food service program; (7) the commodity distribution program; (8) the child and adult care food program; (9) the homeless children nutrition program; (10) pilot projects; (11) reduction of paperwork; (12) extension of the Food Service Management Institute; and (13) the duties of the Secretary of Agriculture relating to debarment for fraud or bid rigging in procurement of government commodities. Four amendments to the Child Nutrition Act address school breakfast and special supplemental programs, state administration expenses, and nutrition education and training. The views of the minority Republican members of the committee are also included. (MDM)
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 1946