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Bill:KY HB 427 - Student unable to afford school lunch would not be denied a meal
Summary:Would provide that a student is not be denied the same meal offerings as made available to all other students if the student is unable to pay for a meal, regardless of his or her family's income. Would permit the local school board to seek reimbursement of unpaid meal charges from the parents or guardians in the small claims division of the District Court or other appropriate means. Would prohibit the board from requiring a student be provided a substitute, alternative, or lesser meal offering.
Sponsor(s):Rick Nelson (D)
As of 3/6/2014: For status updates, visit the state legislature's website.