H.R. 3277 (111th): Student Breakfast and Education Improvement Act of 2009

Introduced:
Jul 21, 2009 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Gwen Moore
Representative for Wisconsin's 4th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Jul 21, 2009
Length
13 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 3978 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 25, 2007

S. 1480 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 21, 2009

 
Status

This bill was introduced on July 21, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jul 21, 2009
Referred to Committee Jul 21, 2009
 
Full Title

To amend the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 to establish a program to improve the health and education of children through grants to expand school breakfast programs, and for other purposes.

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7/21/2009--Introduced.
Student Breakfast and Education Improvement Act of 2009 - Amends the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 to require the Secretary of Agriculture to award competitive grants to state or local educational agencies (LEAs) for the establishment or enhancement of school breakfast programs at, and through the provision of subgrants to, schools where at least 65% of the students are eligible for free or reduced-price school lunches under the school lunch program.
Authorizes schools to use the school breakfast subgrants to:
(1) increase the quantity of local or fresh food available under their programs;
(2) provide nutrition education and first-hand knowledge of food systems to students;
(3) extend the period during which breakfast is available, including during the school day;
(4) increase participation in their breakfast programs, including through the provision of universal free breakfasts; or
(5) collaborate with institutions of higher education or other research entities in compiling data and reports on their breakfast programs.
Gives priority to subgrant applicant schools at least 75% of whose students are eligible for free or reduced-price school lunches and which intend to use the funds to procure local produce, provide universal free breakfasts, or provide breakfast during the school day.
Directs grantees, at least 180 days before the end of a grant term, to evaluate whether it would be cost-effective for subgrantee schools to provide universal free breakfasts under the school breakfast program.

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