Summary: S.990 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.990. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (05/06/2009)

Afterschool Flexibility to Expand Reimbursement for School Meals Act of 2009 or the AFTERSchool Meals Act of 2009 - Amends the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to make institutions in any state eligible for reimbursement for meals provided to at-risk school children under programs organized primarily to provide care to at-risk school children during after-school hours, weekends, or holidays during the regular school year. (Currently, reimbursement is limited to institutions in 10 states.)

Assists states in providing meals and meal supplements to children participating in after-school programs in elementary and secondary schools. (Currently, assistance is provided for meal supplements.)

Directs the Secretary of Agriculture to award grants to states to encourage institutions and schools to participate in these expanded programs.