Text: H.R.5640 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (04/26/2018)


115th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 5640


To amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to allow schools that participate in the school lunch program under such Act to serve whole milk.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 26, 2018

Mr. Marino (for himself and Mr. Thompson of Pennsylvania) 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 allow schools that participate in the school lunch program under such Act to serve whole milk.

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 “Wholesome Healthy Original Lactic Excellence Making Intelligent Literate Kids Act” or the “WHOLE MILK Act”.

SEC. 2. Whole milk permissible.

Section 9(a)(2)(A) of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. 1758(a)(2)(A)) is amended—

(1) in clause (i), by striking “. Such milk shall be consistent with the most recent Dietary Guidelines for Americans published under section 301 of the National Nutrition Monitoring and Related Research Act of 1990 (7 U.S.C. 5341)”; and

(2) in clause (ii), by inserting “, unflavored whole milk,” after “unflavored fluid milk”.