[First Reprint]

SENATE, No. 1896

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

218th LEGISLATURE

INTRODUCED FEBRUARY 15, 2018

 


 

Sponsored by:

Senator† M. TERESA RUIZ

District 29 (Essex)

Senator† SHIRLEY K. TURNER

District 15 (Hunterdon and Mercer)

Assemblywoman† PAMELA R. LAMPITT

District 6 (Burlington and Camden)

Assemblyman† BENJIE E. WIMBERLY

District 35 (Bergen and Passaic)

Assemblywoman† PATRICIA EGAN JONES

District 5 (Camden and Gloucester)

 

Co-Sponsored by:

Senator Cryan, Assemblymen Mazzeo, Armato, Assemblywomen Mosquera, Timberlake, Murphy, Pinkin, Vainieri Huttle, Tucker, Assemblyman Houghtaling and Assemblywoman Downey

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

†††† Requires school district to report at least biannually to Department of Agriculture number of students who are denied school breakfast or school lunch.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

†††† As reported by the Assembly Appropriations Committee on April 5, 2018, with amendments.

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An Act concerning school meals and amending P.L.2015, c.15.

 

†††† Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

 

†††† 1.††† Section 1 of P.L.2015, c.15 (C.18A:33-21) is amended to read as follows:

†††† 1.††† In the event that a school district determines that a studentís school breakfast or school lunch bill is in arrears, the district shall contact the studentís parent or guardian to provide notice of the arrearage and shall provide the parent or guardian with a period of 10 school days to pay the amount due.† If the studentís parent or guardian has not made full payment by the end of the 10 school days, then the district shall again contact the studentís parent or guardian to provide notice that school breakfast or school lunch, as applicable, shall not be served to the student beginning one week from the date of the second notice unless payment is made in full.†

†††† A school district shall report 1[quarterly] at least biannually1 to the Department of Agriculture the number of students who are denied school breakfast or school lunch pursuant to this section.1[The department shall forward the number of students reported by each school district to the Department of Education.]1

(cf: P.L.2015, c.15, s.1)

 

†††† 2.†† This act shall take effect immediately.