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)
Link to the text of the bill.
Link to bill information (support and opposition) on Countable.
Link to bill information on GovTrack.