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HF 2793

as introduced - 86th Legislature (2009 - 2010) Posted on 02/09/2010 11:32pm

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

Bill Text Versions

Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 02/05/2010

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A bill for an act
relating to education finance; providing additional funding for local and
healthy school lunches; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 124D.111,
subdivision 1.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2008, 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 participants in the national school lunch program the amount of 12 cents for each full
paid, reduced, and free student lunch served to students.

new text begin (b) A district is eligible for an additional 15 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;
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new text begin (4) offering skim or one percent milk; and
new text end

new text begin (5) performing an annual evaluation of the school lunch program by reviewing all
menu and a la carte items using local and national guidelines.
new text end

new text begin (c) Each month, a district is eligible for an additional five cents for each full-paid,
reduced, and free student lunch served to students in the district if a majority of the
ingredients purchased in that month were grown or produced in the state of Minnesota. To
receive this extra money, the district must be able to satisfactorily document that a majority
of the ingredients used that month were grown or produced in the state of Minnesota.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective for fiscal year 2010 and later.
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginAPPROPRIATION.
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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):
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new text begin 2010
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new text begin 2011
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