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S 1402

Title: School Food Modernization Act
Author: Sen. Susan Collins (REP-ME)

...This bill amends the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to direct the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to issue loan guarantees to local educational agencies (LEAs), school food authorities, tribal organizations, and other eligible entities to finance infrastructure improvements or equipment purchases to facilitate their provision of healthy meals through the school lunch program. USDA must give preference to applicants that demonstrate a substantial or disproportionate need for food service infrastructure or durable equipment, and shall establish fees for the loan guarantee program that are sufficient to cover the federal government's administrative costs in operating the program.</p> <p>USDA must also award competitive matching grants to assist LEAs, school food ...

Introduced in Senate 06/21/2017
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S3689) 06/21/2017

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06/29/2017 - S 1402 (Introduced+in+Senate)
06/21/2017 - S 1402 (Introduced+in+Senate)

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    Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME)
    () - U.S. Senate

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