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SB 1646: School Meals


School Meals; Requiring public schools and nonprofit private schools participating in certain federal programs to provide students, at no cost, a printed meal application or an explanation and instructions on how to apply; requiring schools to complete and file an application for free or reduced-price meals on a student’s behalf under certain circumstances; requiring school district liaisons for homeless children to coordinate with the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to ensure that homeless students in public schools receive free and reduced-price meals; providing duties for public and nonprofit private schools which apply regardless of a student’s ability to pay for meals or whether the student owes money for previous meals, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 3/14/2022 Senate - Died in Education
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Agriculture (AG)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/6/2022 Senate • Filed
1/12/2022 Senate • Referred to Education; Agriculture; Rules -SJ 142
1/18/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 142
3/12/2022 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
3/14/2022 Senate • Died in Education