S. 581 (111th): Military Family Nutrition Protection Act of 2009


Mar 12, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 12, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Michael Bennet

Senator from Colorado



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Last Updated: Mar 12, 2009
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About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act and the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 to require the exclusion of combat pay from income for purposes of determining eligibility for child nutrition programs and the special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants, and children.

Summary (CRS)

3/12/2009--Introduced.Military Family Nutrition Protection Act of 2009 - Amends the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to exclude combat pay from household income in calculating a child's eligibility for ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 12, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 581”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


18 cosponsors (12D, 5R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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