H.R.3871 - To amend the National School Lunch Act to provide children with increased access to food and nutrition assistance during the summer months.105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Castle, Michael N. [R-DE-At Large] (Introduced 05/14/1998)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||05/21/1998 Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote.|
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[Congressional Bills 105th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.R. 3871 Introduced in House (IH)] 105th CONGRESS 2d Session H. R. 3871 To amend the National School Lunch Act to provide children with increased access to food and nutrition assistance during the summer months. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES May 14, 1998 Mr. Castle (for himself and Mr. Riggs) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To amend the National School Lunch Act to provide children with increased access to food and nutrition assistance during the summer months. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN. (a) Definition of Private Nonprofit Organizations.--Section 13(a)(7)(B) of the National School Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. 1761(a)(7)(B)) is amended-- (1) in clause (i), to read as follows: ``(i) operate not more than 25 sites, with not more than 300 children being served at any one site (or, with a waiver granted by the State agency under standards developed by the Secretary, not more than 500 children being served at any one site);''; (2) by striking clauses (ii) and (iii); and (3) by redesignating clauses (iv), (v), (vi), and (vii) as clauses (ii), (iii), (iv), and (v), respectively. (b) Food Service Management Companies.-- (1) Contracting for provision of meals or management of program.--Section 13(l)(1) of such Act (42 U.S.C. 1761(l)(1)) is amended-- (A) in the first sentence-- (i) by striking ``(other than private nonprofit organizations eligible under subsection (a)(7))''; and (ii) by striking ``only with food service management companies registered with the State in which they operate'' and inserting ``with food service management companies''; and (B) by striking the last sentence. (2) Registration.--Section 13(l)(2) of such Act (42 U.S.C. 1761(l)(2)) is amended-- (A) in the first sentence of the matter preceding subparagraph (A), by striking ``shall'' and inserting ``may''; and (B) by striking all after the first sentence. (3) Other provisions.--Section 13(l) of such Act (42 U.S.C. 1761(l)) is amended-- (A) by striking paragraph (3); and (B) by redesignating paragraphs (4) and (5) as paragraphs (3) and (4), respectively. (c) Reauthorization of Program.--Section 13(q) of such Act (42 U.S.C. 1761(q)) is amended by striking ``1998'' and inserting ``2003''. <all>