Text: S.2529 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (02/10/2016)


114th CONGRESS
2d Session
S. 2529


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 SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

February 10, 2016

Mr. Sullivan (for himself, Ms. Cantwell, and Ms. Murkowski) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry


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.”.