Excited to announce SB18-013 to Expand the Lunch Protection Act from 5th to 8th grade was signed by Gov Hickenlooper on May 29 2018!! Thank you to everyone for all of your hard work and support to make this happen. And a special thanks to Senators Fields & Gardner, and Representative Michealson Jenet.
Reauthorization of the Child Nutrition Act is the big focus for CSNA at the national level. Every five years the House and Senate must reauthorize the Child Nutrition Act at which time they can place into law new meal pattern requirements or extra funding. In January the Senate committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry unanimously passed the proposed draft to the "Improving Child Nutrition, Interiority and Access Act of 2016" which is the reauthorization bill for 2016. The House committee on Education and Work Force release their proposed draft of child nutrition reauthorization. To read more about the proposed changes go to:
CSNA leadership with Senator Michael Bennet