H.RES.143: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the school breakfast program.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about education
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Sponsor Gwen Moore, D-Wis.
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Introduced April 9, 2013
Latest Major Action April 9, 2013
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Bill Summary

Recognizes the importance of the school breakfast program and its overall positive effect on the lives of low-income children and families, as well as its effect on helping to improve a child's overall classroom performance.

Expresses support for states that have successfully implemented school breakfast programs in order to improve the test scores and grades of their participating students.

Encourages states to: (1) strengthen their school breakfast programs by improving student access and making them part of the school day, (2) work towards the goal of having 70 low-income children eating breakfast for every 100 low-income children eating lunch, (3) promote improvements in the nutritional quality of breakfasts served, and (4) inform students and parents of healthy nutritional and lifestyle choices.

Recognizes: (1) that the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 provides low-income children with greater access to nutritious breakfasts; (2) all the partners th...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 9, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.