AFTERSchool Meals Act
A bi-partisan bill has been introduced in the Senate to expand access to healthy afterschool meals for school children to all states.
About This Legislation:
A bill to amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to expand access to healthy afterschool meals for school children in working families. The Stabenow-Lugar bill would allow all states to be eligible to participate in the full afterschool meal program. Schools would be eligible to receive reimbursement either through CACFP or through the Russell School Lunch/Breakfast Program, removing an unnecessary administrative burden. Grants would also be authorized to help states with start-up costs
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