H.R. 576 (112th): Healthy Children Through School Nutrition Education Act


Feb 9, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 9, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Joe Baca

Representative for California's 43rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 9, 2011
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend section 9A of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to require each local educational agency participating in a program authorized by the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act or the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 to include under the local school wellness policy established by the agency a requirement that students receive 50 hours of school nutrition education per school year.

Summary (CRS)

2/9/2011--Introduced.Healthy Children Through School Nutrition Education Act - Amends the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to require local educational agencies participating in the school lunch or breakfast programs ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 9, 2011

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 576”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


13 cosponsors (13D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 4958 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 25, 2010

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