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Short Titles as Introduced

Feeding Hungry Students in Schools Act of 2019

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to clarify that charitable organization officials may receive food donations from schools under the food donation program, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
05/14/2019Introduced in House

All Actions (2)

Date All Actions
05/14/2019Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/14/2019Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (5)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Taylor, Van [R-TX-3]* 05/14/2019
Rep. Wilson, Frederica S. [D-FL-24] 05/21/2019
Rep. Wright, Ron [R-TX-6] 05/21/2019
Rep. Suozzi, Thomas R. [D-NY-3] 07/09/2019
Rep. Crenshaw, Dan [R-TX-2] 07/09/2019

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Education and Labor05/14/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in House (05/14/2019)

Feeding Hungry Students in Schools Act of 2019

This bill revises program requirements under the National School Lunch Program regarding food donations to allow schools participating in the program to donate food through a charitable organization official who is directly affiliated with the school and the local educational agency serving such school.

A charitable organization official may not receive donated food unless they have received a food safety certification, or other applicable certification, from the state health department in the state such food is donated in.

The food donated by a school may be received, stored, and distributed on the campus of such school.