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New School Meal Bills Introduced to Congress

Tuesday, October 8, 2019  
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Two new bills impacting school nutrition programs were introduced in September 2019:

·         Rep. Susan Wild (D-PA), Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Rep. David Trone (D-MD) and Rep. Don Bacon (R-NE) have introduced H.R. 4259, the Schools Preventing Hunger in At-Risk Kids (SPARK) Act, a bipartisan bill that extends categorical eligibility to over 400,000 children who currently live with grandparents or in other arrangements such as kinship care.

·         Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA) and Rep. Rodney Davis (R-IL) introduced H.R. 4265, the Healthy Breakfast Help Kids Learn Act of 2019 which would strengthen and expand the School Breakfast Program (SBP) by proving additional federal support to those schools participating in the SBP.

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