Summary: H.R.4713 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/21/2014)

Jumpstarting Occupational-learning and Entrepreneurship Act or the JOE Act - Amends the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 to exempt school-based enterprises that are managed as part of a school's curriculum from the nutrition standards for foods sold in schools that are not foods provided under the school lunch and breakfast programs.

Defines a "school-based enterprise" as an entrepreneurial operation in a school setting that:

  • provides goods or services to meet the needs of the market;
  • is managed and operated by students as a hands-on learning laboratory;
  • provides realistic and practical learning experiences that reinforce classroom instruction;
  • may sell to consumers through a permanent location, a mobile kiosk, or through Internet marketing; and
  • may sell products such as food and beverage items or provide services such as event catering.