Text: H.R.3871 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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[Congressional Bills 105th Congress]
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[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.


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                    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

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                                 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''.
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