H.R.3738 - Healthy Breakfasts Help Kids Learn Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-2] (Introduced 09/12/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||House - 09/12/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3738 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/12/2017)
Healthy Breakfasts Help Kids Learn Act of 2017
This bill amends the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to authorize the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to provide additional food (known as commodity assistance) to states participating in the School Breakfast Program (SBP).
(Under current law, USDA provides commodity assistance to states participating in the National School Lunch Program based on the number of lunches served. The food may also be served as part of the SBP or other child nutrition programs.)
The bill modifies the requirements to: (1) repeal a provision that prohibits USDA from offering commodity assistance based on the number of school breakfasts served, and (2) require USDA to use a specified formula to provide additional commodity assistance for each school breakfast served.