Text: H.R.3402 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/26/2017)


115th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 3402


To amend the fresh fruit and vegetable program under the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to include canned, dried, frozen, or pureed fruits and vegetables.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 26, 2017

Mr. Poliquin (for himself, Mr. Schrader, Ms. Herrera Beutler, Mr. Kind, Mr. Garamendi, Mr. Walz, Mr. Rokita, Mr. Messer, and Mr. Valadao) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce


A BILL

To amend the fresh fruit and vegetable program under the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to include canned, dried, frozen, or pureed fruits and vegetables.

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 “Fruit and Vegetable Access for Children Act”.

SEC. 2. Amendments to fruit and vegetable program.

Section 19 of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. 1769a) is amended—

(1) in the section heading, by striking “Fresh”;

(2) in subsection (a), by inserting “, canned, dried, frozen, or pureed” after “fresh”;

(3) in subsection (b), by inserting “, canned, dried, frozen, or pureed” after “fresh”; and

(4) in subsection (e), by inserting “, canned, dried, frozen, or pureed” after “fresh”.