Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Passed Senate amended (08/02/1996)

Amends the National and Community Service Act of 1990 with respect to the Good Samaritan Food Donation Act to: (1) eliminate references to it as "only" a model law; (2) retitle it as the Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act; and (3) transfer it to the Child Nutrition Act of 1966.

Sets forth a donation liability standard for nonprofit organizations. States that: (1) persons, gleaners, or nonprofit organizations shall not be exempt for injury or death caused by their gross negligence (as defined by this Act) or intentional misconduct; and (2) this Act shall not supersede State or local health regulations.