AN ACT (1) TO PROHIBIT LOCAL SCHOOL ADMINISTRATIVE UNITS FROM ASSESSING INDIRECT COSTS TO A CHILD NUTRITION PROGRAM UNLESS THE PROGRAM IS FINANCIALLY SOLVENT AND (2) TO PROMOTE OPTIMAL PRICING FOR CHILD NUTRITION PROGRAM FOODS AND SUPPLIES, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM EVALUATION OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE BASED ON RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE PROGRAM EVALUATION DIVISION. Enacted July 3, 2013. Effective July 1, 2013.
Summary date: Jul 8 2013 - View summary
Summary date: Jun 13 2013 - View summary
Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 2nd edition.
Prohibits local school administrative units(LEAs)from assessing indirect costs to a child nutrition program unless the program has a minimum of one month's operating balance (was, prohibited LEAs from assessing indirect costs unless the child nutrition program's food services account had a balance greater than an average month's cost of operation for the program). Provides that one month's operating balance is to be determined by dividing net cash resources by one month's operating costs. Defines the term net cash resources as it is defined in 7 CFR �_ 210.2. Provides criteria to be used by the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) in calculating the average month's operating balance. Directs DPI to calculate and publish an average month's operating balance for each child nutrition program.
Deletes requirement that DPI report annually to the Joint Legislative Education Oversight Committee on the annual savings from participation of LEAs in the North Carolina Procurement Alliance.
Summary date: Jun 12 2013 - View summary
Senate committee substitute to the second edition to be summarized.
Summary date: Mar 13 2013 - View summary
House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes.
Deletes the appropriation from the General Fund to the Department of Public Instruction (DPI)of $80,000 in recurring funds for fiscal year 2013-14 to be used to provide administrative support for the North Carolina Procurement Alliance to promote optimal pricing for child nutritionprogram foods and supplies.Makes conforming changes deleting references to the funding. Directs the North Carolina Procurement Alliance (Alliance)to promote optimal pricing for child nutrition program foods and supplies.Directs DPI to report to the Joint Legislative Education Oversight Committee on the annual savings from participation (was, increased participation)of local administrative units in the Alliance.
Makes a conforming change to the long title, deleting the reference to an appropriation.
Summary date: Jan 31 2013 - View summary
Amends GS 115C-450 as the title indicates. Defines indirect costs as the term is defined in the United States Office of Budget and Management Circular A-87, as revised, and uses the term cost of operation as defined in GS 115C-264(c).
Appropriates $80,000 in recurring funds for 2013-14 from the General Fund to the Department of Public Instruction, Division of School Support, Child Nutritional Services Section, for purposes as the title indicates. Requires the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) to make annual reports to the Joint Legislative Education Oversight Committee beginning on October 1, 2014, and each subsequent year that DPI receives this appropriation. Effective July 1, 2013.