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S. 1810: Milk in Lunches for Kids Act of 2019


The text of the bill below is as of Jun 12, 2019 (Introduced).


II

116th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1810

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

June 12, 2019

(for himself and Mr. Johnson) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry

A BILL

To amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to allow schools that participate in the school lunch program to serve whole milk, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Milk in Lunches for Kids Act of 2019 or the MILK Act of 2019.

2.

Whole milk permissible

Section 9(a)(2)(A) of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. 1758(a)(2)(A)) is amended—

(1)

in clause (i), by striking milk. and all that follows through (7 U.S.C. 5341) and inserting milk;; and

(2)

in clause (ii), by striking milk the first place it appears and inserting milk, flavored and unflavored whole milk, milk with 2 percent fat,.

3.

Healthy milk fat

The Secretary of Agriculture shall revise section 210.10 of title 7, Code of Federal Regulations (or successor regulations), to exclude milk fat from the calculation of the average saturated fat content of a meal.