Text: H.R.4617 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/25/2016)


114th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 4617


To amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to require that the Buy American purchase requirement for the school lunch program include fish harvested within United States waters, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 25, 2016

Ms. DelBene (for herself, Mr. Young of Alaska, Mr. McDermott, Ms. Herrera Beutler, Mr. Heck of Washington, Mr. Kilmer, Mr. Smith of Washington, and Mr. Larsen of Washington) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce


A BILL

To amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to require that the Buy American purchase requirement for the school lunch program include fish harvested within United States waters, and for other purposes.

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

SECTION 1. Domestic fish required for National School Lunch Program.

Section 12(n)(1) of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. 1760(n)(1)) is amended—

(1) in subparagraph (A), by striking “and” at the end;

(2) in subparagraph (B), by striking the period at the end and inserting “; and”; and

(3) by adding at the end the following:

    “(C) when used in the context of a fish or fish product, a fish or fish product that substantially contains—

    “(i) fish (including tuna) harvested within—

    “(I) a State;

    “(II) the District of Columbia; or

    “(III) the Exclusive Economic Zone of the United States, as described in Presidential Proclamation 5030 (48 Fed. Reg. 10605; March 10, 1983); or

    “(ii) tuna harvested by a United States flagged vessel.”.