S. 427 (113th): Sensible School Lunch Act


Feb 28, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 28, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Hoeven

Senior Senator from North Dakota



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Last Updated: Feb 28, 2013
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About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to provide flexibility to school food authorities in meeting certain nutritional requirements for the school lunch and breakfast programs, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

2/28/2013--Introduced.Sensible School Lunch Act - Amends the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to prohibit the Secretary of Agriculture from promulgating rules and regulations applicable to the school lunch ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 28, 2013

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 427”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


14 cosponsors (7R, 6D, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 1244 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 19, 2013

H.R. 1303 (Related)
School Nutrition Flexibility Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 20, 2013

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