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HF 1474

as introduced - 84th Legislature (2005 - 2006) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Bill Text Versions

Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 03/03/2005

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A bill for an act
relating to education finance; providing additional
funding for school lunches; appropriating money;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 124D.111,
subdivision 1.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 124D.111,
subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

School lunch aid computation.

new text begin(a) new text endEach
school year, the state must pay districts participating in the
national school lunch program the amount of eight cents for each
full paid, reduced, and free student lunch served to students in
the district.

new text begin (b) A district is eligible for an additional ten cents for
each full-paid, reduced, and free student lunch served to
students in the district if the district's school lunch program
exceeds federal nutrition standards and promotes healthier food
choices by implementing the following:
new text end

new text begin (1) offering at least three different fruits and vegetables
as part of the daily lunch menu, at least one of which must be
fresh;
new text end

new text begin (2) offering at least one whole grain item as part of the
lunch menu at least three days each week;
new text end

new text begin (3) offering healthier a la carte choices, including 100
percent fruit or vegetable juices, water, fresh fruits and
vegetables, whole grain snack foods, and low-fat dairy products;
new text end

new text begin (4) offering skim or one percent milk;
new text end

new text begin (5) encouraging increased consumption of low-fat milk by
one of the following methods:
new text end

new text begin (i) offering milk in attractive, modern packaging;
new text end

new text begin (ii) serving milk at its optimal temperature;
new text end

new text begin (iii) displaying milk in convenient locations; or
new text end

new text begin (iv) offering flavored milk; and
new text end

new text begin (6) performing an annual evaluation of the school lunch
program by reviewing all menu and a la carte items using local
and national guidelines, including those recommended by Action
for Healthy Kids in Minnesota in the report Healthy Foods for
Kids: Guidelines for Good Nutrition at School.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective for fiscal year
2006 and thereafter.
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginAPPROPRIATION.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Department of education. new text end

new text begin The sums
indicated in this section are appropriated from the general fund
to the Department of Education for the fiscal years designated.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Nutrition enhancement program. new text end

new text begin For the
nutrition enhancement funding according to Minnesota Statutes,
section 124D.111, subdivision 1, paragraph (b):
new text end

new text begin $.,...,... new text end new text begin ..... new text end new text begin 2006
new text end

new text begin $.,...,... new text end new text begin ..... new text end new text begin 2007
new text end