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SB 376 - Establishes a Free Breakfast Program for Students - Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Establishes a Free Breakfast Program for Students

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (73-58) - (Key vote)

Title: Establishes a Free Breakfast Program for Students

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires certain school district campuses to participate in a free breakfast program, effective September 1, 2013.

Highlights:
  • Requires a school district campus or open-enrollment charter school participating in the national school breakfast program to offer a free breakfast to each student if 80 percent or more of the students qualify for a free or reduced-priced breakfast (Sec. 1).
  • Authorizes a school district campus to request a waiver of the free breakfast requirements for a maximum of 1 year and requires the waiver to be renewed by the school district board of trustees each year (Sec. 1).
  • Rep. Lance Gooden is not listed on the vote breakdown because his vote does not accurately reflect his intention; he initially voted 'Yea' and changed his vote to 'Nay' after the roll call.
  • Rep. Patricia Fincher Harless is not listed on the vote breakdown because her vote does not accurately reflect her intention; she initially voted 'Yea' and changed her vote to 'Nay' after the roll call.
  • Rep. Doug Miller is not listed on the vote breakdown because his vote does not accurately reflect his intention; he initially voted 'Yea' and changed his vote to 'Nay' after the roll call.
  • Rep. Charles Anderson is not listed on the vote breakdown because they were excused for committee meeting. His vote intention would have been 'Nay'.
  • Rep. Cindy Burkett is not listed on the vote breakdown because she was excused for committee meeting. Her vote intention would have been 'Yea'.
  • Rep. Nicole Collier is not listed on the vote breakdown because she was excused for committee meeting. Her vote intention would have been 'Yea'.
  • Rep. Sergio Munoz, Jr. is not listed on the vote breakdown because he was excused for committee meeting. His vote intention would have been 'Yea'.
  • Rep. Senfronia Thompson is not listed on the vote breakdown because she was excused for committee meeting. Her vote intention would have been 'Yea'.
  • Rep. Terry Canales is not listed in the vote breakdown because their vote failed to register. His vote intention would have been ‘Yea’.
  • Rep. Todd Ames Hunter is not listed in the vote breakdown because when the vote was taken he was in house but away from his desk. His vote intention would have been ‘Nay’.
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (27-4) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Establishes a Free Breakfast Program for Students

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