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115th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 2064


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


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

November 2, 2017

Mr. Johnson (for himself, Mr. Donnelly, Mr. Young, and Ms. Baldwin) 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 include canned, dried, frozen, and pureed fruits and vegetables in the fresh fruit and vegetable program.

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 of 2017”.

SEC. 2. Fruit and vegetable program.

(a) In general.—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”; and

(2) in subsections (a), (b), and (e), by inserting “, canned, dried, frozen, or pureed” after “fresh” each place it appears.

(b) Conforming amendments.—Section 14222(c) of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (7 U.S.C. 612c–6(c)) is amended—

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

(2) by striking “fresh”.