A BILL TO BE ENTITLED 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.
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.
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