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H.R. 6541: Local Control of School Lunch Act

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About the bill

What should your child be able to eat in their school lunch? If this bill passes, it will be saltier, fattier and lower in fiber.

Context

No more 1% chocolate milk. No more trans fats. Calorie maximums.

The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 updated nutrition requirements for the National School Lunch Program, a federal program helping provide millions of low-cost or free meals to low-income students, for the first time in 15 years. The initiative was most famously championed by First Lady Michelle Obama,

However, participation in the National ...

Sponsor and status

Vicky Hartzler

Sponsor. Representative for Missouri's 4th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 26, 2018
Length: 2 pages
Introduced:

Jul 26, 2018

Status:

Introduced on Jul 26, 2018

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on July 26, 2018. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

22% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jul 26, 2018
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Pending
 
Ordered Reported

Pending
 
Passed House (Senate next)

Pending
 
Passed Senate

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Signed by the President

H.R. 6541 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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