Summary: S.2809 — 95th Congress (1977-1978)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.2809. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (03/23/1978)

Amends the National School Lunch Act: (1) to extend the Child Care Food Program from fiscal year 1979 through fiscal year 1982; (2) to change State agency reimbursement schedules from fixed rates to formulae; (3) to require a fair hearing for any program sponsor aggrieved by a State agency; (4) to require advanced payment of 80 percent of the monthly amount due each sponsor; (5) to increase from $3,000,000 to $6,000,000 the portion of authorized appropriations available for nonfood assistance; (6) to establish a time schedule for the notification of sponsors concerning available funds; (7) to require in each State plan of child nutrition operations a listing of all approved or registered centers receiving funds, and a narrative of the schedule of direct outreach, technical assistance, and information work that will be undertaken by State personnel; and (8) to require a portion of funds for the conduct of pilot projects devoted to the study and solution of sponsor- and site- licensure problems.