Text: H.R.3441 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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[Congressional Bills 108th Congress]
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[H.R. 3441 Introduced in House (IH)]






108th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 3441

To amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to phase out 
 reduced price lunches and breakfasts by phasing in an increase in the 
     income eligibility guidelines for free lunches and breakfasts.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                            November 5, 2003

Mr. Shays (for himself and Mrs. Emerson) introduced the following bill; 
   which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce

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                                 A BILL


 
To amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to phase out 
 reduced price lunches and breakfasts by phasing in an increase in the 
     income eligibility guidelines for free lunches and breakfasts.

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

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``School Nutrition Enhancement Act''.

SEC. 2. INCOME ELIGIBILITY GUIDELINES FOR SCHOOL LUNCHES AND 
              BREAKFASTS.

    Section 9(b) of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act 
(42 U.S.C. 1758(b)) is amended--
            (1) in paragraph (1), by redesignating subparagraph (B) as 
        subparagraph (E);
            (2) by striking ``(b)(1)(A) Not'' and inserting the 
        following:
    ``(b) Income Eligibility Guidelines.--
            ``(1) Establishment.--
                    ``(A) In general.--Not'';
            (3) in subparagraph (A)--
                    (A) by striking the second sentence and inserting 
                the following:
                    ``(B) Free lunches.--The income guidelines for 
                determining eligibility for free lunches shall be the 
                following percentage of the applicable family size 
                income levels contained in the nonfarm income poverty 
                guidelines prescribed by the Office of Management and 
                Budget, as adjusted annually in accordance with 
                subparagraph (E):
                            ``(i) For the school year beginning July 1, 
                        2003, 130 percent.
                            ``(ii) For the school year beginning July 
                        1, 2004, 140 percent.
                            ``(iii) For the school year beginning July 
                        1, 2005, 150 percent.
                            ``(iv) For the school year beginning July 
                        1, 2006, 160 percent.
                            ``(v) For the school year beginning July 1, 
                        2007, 170 percent.
                            ``(vi) For the school year beginning July 
                        1, 2008, and each subsequent school year, 185 
                        percent.'';
                    (B) in the third sentence--
                            (i) by striking ``The'' and inserting the 
                        following:
                    ``(C) Reduced price lunches.--The''; and
                            (ii) by striking ``subparagraph (B)'' and 
                        inserting ``subparagraph (E)''; and
                    (C) in the fourth sentence, by striking ``The'' and 
                inserting the following:
                    ``(D) Frequency of revisions.--The''; and
            (4) in subparagraph (E) (as redesignated by paragraph 
        (1))--
                    (A) by striking ``The'' and inserting the 
                following:
                    ``(E) Amount of revisions.--The''; and
                    (B) by striking ``subparagraph (A) of this 
                paragraph'' and inserting ``subparagraph (D)''.
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