H. R. 6703, To amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to include eating disorder prevention within local school wellness policy, and for other purposes.

Summary: To amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to include eating disorder prevention within local school wellness policy, and for other purposes. (Cosponsors)

ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION:  Representative Craig Cosponsored the bill on 05/08/20.

STATUS: Introduced 05/05/20 by Rep. Adams, Alma S. [D-NC-12].

INFORMATION RELATED TO THE BILL:

  • “Federal nutrition education programs like Local School Wellness Programs support healthy-eating lifestyle choices for children across North Carolina and across the country,” said Rep. Alma Adams (D-NC-12), Vice Chair of the Committee on Agriculture. “Allowing eating disorder prevention to be included in Local School Wellness Policies will promote health and well-being for students in these programs who are at risk for or affected by eating disorders.”  (Source: Rep. Adams, Press release, 05/05/20)

ADDITIONAL DETAIL: 

Link to the text of the bill.

Link to bill information (support and opposition) on Countable.

Link to bill information on GovTrack.

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