House Introduces Child Nutrition Reauthorization Bill

2016-04-21

The House Committee on Education and the Workforce has officially introduced the Improving Child Nutrition and Education Act of 2016 (HR 5003), legislation to reauthorize the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.

To read the Committee’s fact sheet on the bill, click here.

To read the Committee’s detailed bill summary, click here.

To read the bill, click here.

This bill is a slightly modified version of the discussion draft the Committee circulated earlier this month. Click here to read SNA’s comments on the discussion draft.

Introduction of HR 5003 marks the next major step in the child nutrition reauthorization process. The House Committee on Education and the Workforce is likely to schedule a markup of the bill in soon. Once approved by the committee, the bill will need to be considered by the full House. The Senate reauthorization bill, approved by committee in January, awaits full Senate consideration. SNA will continue to keep members apprised of developments as the process moves forward.

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