H.R. 5789 (112th): School Lunch Improvements for Children’s Education Act


May 16, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 16, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jared Polis

Representative for Colorado's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: May 16, 2012
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About the bill

Full Title

To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to implement a certain interim final or final rule regarding nutrition programs under the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act and the Child Nutrition Act of 1966.

Summary (CRS)

5/16/2012--Introduced.School Lunch Improvements for Children's Education Act or SLICE Act - Authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture to implement an interim or final rule regarding the school lunch and child nutrition ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 16, 2012

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5789”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


11 cosponsors (11D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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H.R. 2562 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 27, 2013

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