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2018 Regular Session



State Department of Education – Breakfast and Lunch Programs – Funding (Maryland Cares for Kids Act)

Sponsored by:

Delegate Hixson


In the House - Favorable with Amendments Report by Ways and Means

Synopsis:Repealing the requirement that the State Board of Education adopt and publish standards for the administration of a subsidized feeding program; requiring the State to be responsible for the student share of the costs of breakfasts and lunches provided to students eligible for certain federal reduced price programs; prohibiting a county board of education from charging students eligible for reduced price meals; altering the calculation for the reimbursement for certain meals to county boards of education; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Hixson, Ali, Angel, Barkley, Barve, Beidle, Branch, Chang, Ebersole, Fennell, Fraser-Hidalgo, Gibson, Glenn, Gutierrez, Hayes, Healey, Hettleman, C. Howard, Jones, Korman, Kramer, Lam, Lierman, Luedtke, McCray, McIntosh, A. Miller, Patterson, Pena-Melnyk, Queen, Reznik, Rosenberg, Sample-Hughes, Tarlau, Turner, A. Washington, M. Washington, Wilkins, and P. Young
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: HB0288 Session: 2017 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2018
Bill imposes a local government mandate which is a directive in a bill requiring a local government unit to perform a task or assume a responsibility that has a discernible fiscal impact on the local government unit
Ways and Means  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Primary and Secondary Education
Narrow Subject(s):Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Education, Boards of
Education, State Board of
Education, State Department of
Food -see also- Kosher; Meat, Poultry, Seafood; Milk
Local Government Mandates
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index
Reimbursement Rates
Statutes:Article - Education
(7-601 through 7-605, 7-701 through 7-703)

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February 9, 2018 8:53 A.M.