H.R.2562: SLICE Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about education
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Sponsor Jared Polis, D-Colo.
Total Cosponsors 4 (All Democrats)
Introduced June 27, 2013
Latest Major Action Sept. 13, 2013
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

School Lunch Improvements for Children's Education Act or the SLICE Act - Authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) to implement an interim or final rule regarding the school lunch and child nutrition programs that: (1) requires the crediting of tomato paste and puree as a vegetable serving based on the volume of tomato paste or puree served, (2) implements science-based sodium reduction targets, and (3) establishes a whole grain requirement.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 13, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.
June 27, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.