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First Regular Session of the 120th


     Sec. KK-1. School breakfast incentive grants. Any school in which at least 30% 20% of the students enrolled on October 1, 1998 1st of the most recent school year were eligible for free or reduced-price meals qualifies for a one-time support grant of up to $3,000 toward the cost of establishing a school breakfast program.

     1. A school qualifying for a grant that chooses not to establish a school breakfast program shall file a report with the Department of Education explaining why it chose not to offer a school breakfast program.

     2. Nothing in this section prevents a school not qualifying for a grant from implementing a school breakfast program at any time.

     3. The Department of Education shall administer this section and manage the grant process. The department shall notify schools of their eligibility for a grant under this section. The department may adopt rules necessary for implementation of this section and for compliance with federal guidelines for the National School Breakfast Program. Rules adopted under this section are routine technical rules as defined in Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter II-A.

     Sec. KK-2. Application. The grants provided under this Part are available during the 1999-2000 school year for eligible schools that did not offer a school breakfast program during the 1998-1999 in the previous school year.

     Sec. KK-3. Appropriation. The following funds are appropriated from the General Fund to carry out the purposes of this Part.


School Breakfast Program

Provides funds on a one-time basis for grants to eligible public schools to establish school breakfast programs. Funds appropriated under this section do not lapse but are carried forward and used for school breakfast incentive grants.

     Sec. UUU-2. Retroactivity clause. This Part applies retroactively to June 30, 2000.

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