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HB 521: School Food and Nutrition Services

GENERAL BILL by Webb ; Williams ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Antone ; Bell ; Brown ; Gottlieb ; Mercado

School Food and Nutrition Services; Provides tax credits for certain farmers; revises rate of reimbursement & allocation of funds relating to free & reduced-price meals; removes exemption from requirement to implement free breakfast meals; provides funds for certain breakfast meals; authorizes school districts to use share tables; directs DACS, in collaboration with DOH, to distribute share table information; requires school districts to implement specified practices; directs DACS to create specified campaign, allocate additional reimbursements for school meals, conduct food access study, & develop Florida Gleaning Support Grant Program; provides appropriations; authorizes DACS to contract with third-party vendor & to adopt rules. APPROPRIATION: $1,650,000

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 House - Died in Ways and Means Committee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/4/2019 House • Filed
11/15/2019 House • Referred to Ways and Means Committee; State Affairs Committee; Appropriations Committee -HJ 44
1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 44
3/14/2020 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Ways and Means Committee