School Lunch Program: Hearing Before the General Subcommittee on Education of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, Eighty-seventh Congress, First Session, on H.R. 4688 [and Other] Bills to Amend the National School Lunch Act to Provide for a More Equitable Distribution of the Funds Available Under Such Act, and for Other Purposes. Hearing Held in Washington, D.C., August 31, 1961

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1961 - 32 pages
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Page 30 - It is hereby declared to be the policy of Congress, as a measure of national security, to safeguard the health and well-being of the Nation's children...
Page 32 - Department be, and he is hereby, further directed to send copies of this Resolution to the President of the United States; the...
Page 4 - States in accordance with section 4 of the Act on the basis of two factors: (1) The participation rate for the State, and (2) the assistance need rate for the State.
Page 2 - School" means the governing body responsible for the administration of a public or nonprofit private "school" of high school grade or under, as recognized under the laws of the State, and, in the case of Puerto Rico, also Includes nonprofit child-care centers certified as such by the Governor of Puerto Rico. "School of high school grade or under" shall include preschool programs operated as part of the school system.
Page 6 - The Bureau of the Budget advises that the enactment of this proposed legislation would be in accord with the President's program. Sincerely yours, ORVILLE FREEMAN.
Page 2 - School" means any public or nonprofit private school of high school grade or under, including kindergarten and preschool programs operated by such school and, with respect to Puerto Rico, shall also include nonprofit child-care centers certified as such by the Governor of Puerto Rico. (e) "Secretary" means the Secretary of Agriculture.
Page 3 - Lunches served by schools participating in the school-lunch program under this Act shall meet minimum nutritional requirements prescribed by the Secretary on the basis of tested nutritional research...
Page 4 - The sums appropriated for any fiscal year pursuant to the authorizations contained in section 3 of this Act, excluding the sum specified in section 5, shall be available to the Secretary for supplying agricultural commodities and other food for the program in accordance with the provisions of this Act. For each fiscal year the Secretary shall make food assistance payments, at such times as he may determine, from the sums appropriated therefor, to each State educational agency, in a total amount equal...
Page 30 - There is hereby authorized to be appropriated annually out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, not more than $100,000 to enable the Secretary of Agriculture to carry out the provisions of this section.
Page 3 - The amount of apportionment to any State shall be determined by the following method: First, determine an index for the State by multiplying factors (1) and (2); second, divide this index by the sum of the indices for all the States (exclusive of American Samoa for periods ending before July 1, 1967); and third, apply the figure thus obtained to the total funds to be apportioned.

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