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      house Committees
      House Committee on Education and the Workforce
      Select Education
    IntroducedOctober 1st, 2009

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Title

Expand School Meals Act of 2009

Official Title

To amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act and the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 to increase the number of children eligible for free school meals.

Summary

Expand School Meals Act of 2009 - Amends the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act and the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 to expand eligibility for free meals under the school lunch and breakfast programs to children whose family income falls at or below 185% of the federal poverty guidelines. (This makes children who are currently eligible for reduced price meals eligible for free meals.)

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