H.R.5526: Improving Mental Health and Wellness in Schools Act

About This Bill

  • Introduced Oct. 8, 2021
  • Latest Major Action Oct. 8, 2021

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Bill Summary

Improving Mental Health and Wellness in Schools Act This bill requires local educational agencies (LEAs) participating in the school lunch or breakfast programs to include in their local school wellness policies (1) goals for mental health promotion and education, and (2) nutrition guidelines for reducing childhood eating disorders. Such LEAs must also include registered dietitians and school-based mental health services providers in the...

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There is one statement associated with H.R.5526.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Oct. 8, 2021
Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.
Oct. 8, 2021

Introduced in the House by Kathy Manning (D-N.C.)

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