S.1817 - Kids Eat Local Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH] (Introduced 06/12/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/12/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1817 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
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.