CSSB 213(FIN): "An Act providing for funding for school lunch and breakfast."

00 CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 213(FIN) 01 "An Act providing for funding for school lunch and breakfast." 02 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 03 * Section 1. AS 14.03 is amended by adding a new section to read: 04 Sec. 14.03.127. State funding for school lunch and breakfast. (a) To 05 supplement the cost of lunch and breakfast provided to each student who is eligible for 06 a free or reduced-price lunch under 42 U.S.C. 1771 - 1784, in addition to public school 07 funding and subject to appropriation, the department shall provide funding to a school 08 district for lunch and for breakfast to each eligible student. To implement this 09 subsection, the department shall provide a base amount of 15 cents for each lunch or 10 35 cents for each breakfast, to which amount the department shall add an additional 11 amount, expressed in cents and not applied as a cost factor, that is determined by 12 (1) reducing the applicable district cost factor provided in 13 AS 14.17.460 by 1.0; and 14 (2) dividing the remainder determined under (1) of this subsection by 15 four; the department shall round to the nearest cent a quotient that is not a whole

01 number. 02 (b) Beginning July 1, 2011, the base amount under (a) of this section shall be 03 adjusted annually on October 1 according to changes in the Consumer Price Index for 04 all urban consumers for the Anchorage metropolitan area compiled by the United 05 States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. The index for 2009 is the 06 reference base index for an adjustment made under this subsection. 07 (c) In this section, "district" has the meaning given in AS 14.17.990.