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Changes To Local School Food Purchasing Program

Concerning technical changes to the local school food purchasing program.
2020 Regular Session
Education & School Finance (Pre & K-12)
Bill Summary

For the local school food purchasing program, the act:

  • 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 million;
  • 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 report.
    (Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


Became Law


Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    03/27/2020 Signed Act PDF
    03/17/2020 Final Act PDF
    03/14/2020 Rerevised PDF
    03/13/2020 Revised PDF
    02/26/2020 Reengrossed PDF
    02/25/2020 Engrossed PDF
    02/13/2020 Introduced PDF

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