IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
November 2, 2017
Mr. Johnson (for himself, Mr. Donnelly, Mr. Young, and Ms. Baldwin) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
To amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to include canned, dried, frozen, and pureed fruits and vegetables in the fresh fruit and vegetable program.
This Act may be cited as the
Fruit and Vegetable Access for Children Act of 2017.
Fruit and vegetable program
Section 19 of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. 1769a) is amended—
in the section heading, by striking
in subsections (a), (b), and (e), by inserting
, canned, dried, frozen, or pureed after
fresh each place it appears.
Section 14222(c) of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (7 U.S.C. 612c–6(c)) is amended—
in the subsection heading, by striking