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104th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                S. 1613

 To amend the National School Lunch Act to provide greater flexibility 
   to schools to meet the Dietary Guidelines for Americans under the 
  school lunch and school breakfast programs, and for other purposes.


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                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

               March 14 (legislative day, March 13), 1996

  Mr. Cochran introduced the following bill; which was read twice and 
   referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry

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                                 A BILL


 
 To amend the National School Lunch Act to provide greater flexibility 
   to schools to meet the Dietary Guidelines for Americans under the 
  school lunch and school breakfast programs, and for other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. INCREASED FLEXIBILITY FOR SCHOOLS TO MEET THE DIETARY 
              GUIDELINES FOR AMERICANS UNDER THE NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH 
              ACT.

    Section 9(f)(2) of the National School Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. 
1758(f)(2)) is amended by striking subparagraph (D) and inserting the 
following:
    ``(D) Use of any reasonable approach.--
            ``(i) In general.--A school may use any reasonable approach 
        to meet the requirements of this paragraph, including--
                    ``(I) using the school nutrition meal pattern in 
                effect for the 1994-1995 school year; and
                    ``(II) using any of the approaches described in 
                subparagraph (C).
            ``(ii) Nutrient analysis.--The Secretary may not require a 
        school to conduct or use a nutrient analysis to meet the 
        requirements of this paragraph.''.
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