Text: H.R.3743 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/12/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 3743


To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require that certain information with respect to nutrition assistance programs be annually disclosed, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 12, 2019

Ms. Fudge (for herself, Mrs. Hayes, and Ms. Adams) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and Labor


A BILL

To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require that certain information with respect to nutrition assistance programs be annually disclosed, and for other purposes.

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 “Supporting Transparency to Overcome Poverty and Campus Hunger Act” or the “STOP Campus Hunger Act”.

SEC. 2. Student eligibility information for nutrition assistance programs.

(a) Information dissemination activities.—Section 485(a)(1) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1092(a)(1)) is amended—

(1) in subparagraph (U), by striking the “and” at the end;

(2) in subparagraph (V), by striking the period at the end and inserting a semicolon; and

(3) by adding at the end the following:

“(W) the most recent relevant student eligibility guidance with respect to the nutrition assistance programs established under—

“(i) section 4 of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 (7 U.S.C. 2014); and

“(ii) section 17 of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U.S.C. 1786);

“(X) the contact information for the State agencies responsible for administration of the programs specified in clauses (i) and (ii) of subparagraph (W); and

“(Y) the food pantries and other food assistance facilities and services available to students enrolled in such institution.”.

(b) College Navigator website.—Not later than 30 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Education shall make available and annually update on the College Navigator Website the most recent relevant student eligibility guidance with respect to the nutrition assistance programs established under—

(1) section 4 of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 (7 U.S.C. 2014); and

(2) section 17 of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U.S.C. 1786).


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