IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
June 12, 2019
Mr. Brown (for himself and Ms. Collins) 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 improve nutritional and other program requirements relating to purchases of locally produced food.
This Act may be cited as the
Kids Eat Local Act of 2019.
Purchases of locally produced food
Section 9(j)(3) of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. 1758(j)(3)) is amended—
Program, to and inserting the following:
in subparagraph (A) (as so designated), by striking the period at the end and inserting
; or; and
by adding at the end the following:
locally raised, or
locally caught as a product specification.