ASSEMBLY CHILDREN, FAMILIES AND FOOD SECURITY COMMITTEE

 

STATEMENT TO

 

ASSEMBLY CONCURRENT RESOLUTION No. 115

 

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

 

DATED:  MAY 16, 2024

 

      The Assembly Children, Families and Food Security Committee reports favorably Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 115.

      This concurrent resolution urges the United States Congress to pass the “Universal School Meals Program Act of 2023.”  This federal legislation would provide free breakfast, lunch, dinner, and a snack to all school children regardless of their socioeconomic background.  This legislation also eliminates school food debt and reimburses schools for all delinquent school meal debt.