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Short Titles as Introduced

Kids Eat Local Act of 2019

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Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to improve nutritional and other program requirements relating to purchases of locally produced food.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
06/12/2019Introduced in Senate

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Date All Actions
06/12/2019Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (6)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME]* 06/12/2019
Sen. Braun, Mike [R-IN] 07/29/2019
Sen. Hassan, Margaret Wood [D-NH] 07/29/2019
Sen. King, Angus S., Jr. [I-ME] 09/16/2019
Sen. Tester, Jon [D-MT] 10/29/2019
Sen. Boozman, John [R-AR] 10/30/2019

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry06/12/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (06/12/2019)

Kids Eat Local Act of 2019

This bill modifies Department of Agriculture requirements for the national school food programs relating to the purchases of locally produced food.

The bill allows institutions participating in the school food programs to use locally grown, locally raised, or locally caught as a product specification in food procurement requests.