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Bill Detail: HB20-1300

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Title Changes To Local School Food Purchasing Program
Status Sent to the Governor (03/23/2020)
Bill Subjects
  • Education & School Finance (Pre & K-12)
House Sponsors B. Buentello (D)
R. Pelton (R)
Senate Sponsors J. Bridges (D)
D. Coram (R)
House Committee Rural Affairs and Agriculture
Senate Committee Agriculture and Natural Resources
Date Introduced 02/13/2020

For the local school food purchasing program, the bill:
  • Makes technical changes to when a local education
provider may apply to the program and when the
department of education (department) selects providers;
  • Requires the department to ensure geographic and district
pupil size diversity among providers;

  • Changes the limit for the number of lunches that all local
education providers provided in the prior year to 10
  • Changes the reimbursement formula to $0.05 for every
meal that the local education provider provided in the
previous year; and
  • Specifies that if the department does not spend the full
appropriation for the program, up to 5% of the
appropriation is available to the department in the
following year to pay for the required evaluation and

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