Current law creates an annual appropriation to provide lunches at no charge to children in state-subsidized early childhood education programs administered by public schools or in kindergarten through fifth grade who would otherwise have to pay for a reduced-price lunch. The bill extends the grade of eligibility to eighth grade in schools that elect to participate in the expanded program. The bill authorizes an annual appropriation, including a cap on the amount of the annual appropriation, to cover the expanded grades of eligible children. (Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)
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Senate Committee on Education Refer Unamended to AppropriationsThu, Jan 25th 2018
Introduced In Senate - Assigned to EducationWed, Jan 10th 2018