Bill Summary for S 415 (2011-2012)
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TO ELIMINATE THE COST OF REDUCED PRICE LUNCHES FOR SCHOOL CHILDREN WHO QUALIFY FOR REDUCED PRICE MEALS.Intro. by Purcell.
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Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Replaces provision of previous edition with a provision directing that the funds appropriated for the school breakfast program be used to provide school breakfasts at no cost to qualifying students. Provides that in the event appropriated funds are insufficient to provide school breakfasts at no cost to students qualifying for reduced-price meals, local child nutrition programs must charge the students qualifying for reduced-price meals the allowable amount for a reduced-price breakfast under the guidelines of the National School Breakfast Program. Provides reporting requirements for the State Board of Education. Specifies auditing and reporting requirements for the State Auditor. Changes title to AN ACT TO PROVIDE SCHOOL BREAKFASTS AT NO COST FOR SCHOOL CHILDREN WHO QUALIFY FOR REDUCED-PRICE MEALS AT SCHOOLS PARTICIPATING IN THE NATIONAL SCHOOL BREAKFAST PROGRAM; AND TO REQUIRE THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO REPORT ON THE PUBLIC SCHOOL NUTRITION PROGRAMS OPERATED BY THE LOCAL SCHOOL ADMINISTRATIVE UNITS UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF CHILD NUTRITION SERVICES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION; AND TO DIRECT THE STATE AUDITOR TO AUDIT CHILD NUTRITION SERVICES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION.