Summary: S.1913 — 98th Congress (1983-1984)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.1913. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (09/30/1983)

Amends the National School Lunch Act and the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 to increase Federal school meal (lunch and breakfast) reimbursement.

Amends the National School Lunch Act to provide funds to the States for donated commodity storage and transportation.

Eliminates the tie between eligibility for such program and for the food stamp program.

Delays the requirement that local school authorities verify application information until the completion of an Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981 pilot study.

Excludes certain medical expenses from household income for program eligibility purposes.

Lowers the student cost of reduced-price lunches.

Increases the number of reimbursable meals and snacks under the child care food program.

Amends such Acts to eliminate private school tuition eligibility limits.

Amends the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 to permit all kindergarten children in nonprofit schools to participate in the special milk program.

Increases reimbursement amounts for breakfast nutrition improvement.

Lowers the student cost of reduced-price breakfasts.

Makes the existing nutrition education authorization permanent.