PUBLIC LAW 95-166—NOV. 10, 1977
91 STAT. 1325
Public Law 95-166 95th Congress An Act To amend the National School Lunch Act and the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 in order to revise and extend the summer food program, to revise the special milk program, to revise the school breakfast program, to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to carry out a program of nutrition information and education as part of food service programs for children conducted under such Acts, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of A7ne?ica in Congress assembled, That this Act may be cited as the "National School Lunch Act and Child Nutrition Amendments of 1977". SUMMEr: FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN
SEC. 2. Section 13 of the National School Lunch Act is amended to read as f ollow s:
Nov. 10, 1977 [H.R. 1139]
National School Lunch Act and Child Nutrition Amendments of 1977. 42 USC 1751 note. 42 USC 1761.
"SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN
"SEC. 13. (a)(1) The Secretary is authorized to carry out a program Assistance to to assist States, through grants-in-aid and other means, to initiate, States. maintain, and expand nonprofit food service programs for children in Definitions. service institutions. For purposes of this section, (A) 'program' means the summer food service program for children authorized by this section; (B) 'service institutions' means nonresidential public or private nonprofit institutions, and residential public or private nonprofit summer camps, that develop special summer or school vacation programs providing food service similar to that made available to children during the school year under the school lunch program under this Act or the school breakfast program under the Child Nutrition Act of 1966; (C) 'areas in which poor economic conditions exist' means areas 42 USC 1771 in which at least 331/3 percent of the children are eligible for free or note. reduced price school meals under this Act and the Child Nutrition Act of 1966, as determined by information provided from departments of welfare, zoning commissions, census tracts, by the number of free and reduced price lunches or breakfasts served to children attending public and nonprofit private schools located in the area of program food service sites, or from other appropriate sources, including statements of eligibility based upon income for children enrolled in the program; (D) 'children' means individuals who are eighteen years of age and under, and individuals who are older than eighteen who are (i) determined by a State educational agency or a local public educational agency of a State, in accordance with regulations prescribed by the Secretary, to be mentally or physically handicapped, and (ii) participating in a public school program established for the mentally or physically handicapped; and (E) 'State' means any of the fifty States, the District of ("olumbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands of the United States, Guam, American Samoa, the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, and the Northern Mariana Islands. "(2) To the maximum extent feasible, consistent with the purposes of this section, any food service under the program shall use meals prepared at the facilities of the service institution or at the food service