Bill Text: NJ A4906 | 2016-2017 | Regular Session | Amended


Bill Title: Requires public and nonpublic schools to notify students and parents of availability of summer meals programs and locations where meals are served.

Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 12-1)

Status: (Enrolled) 2018-01-05 - Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (33-0) [A4906 Detail]

Download: New_Jersey-2016-A4906-Amended.html

[First Reprint]

ASSEMBLY, No. 4906

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

217th LEGISLATURE

INTRODUCED JUNE 1, 2017

 


 

Sponsored by:

Assemblywoman  PAMELA R. LAMPITT

District 6 (Burlington and Camden)

Assemblyman  JAMEL C. HOLLEY

District 20 (Union)

Assemblywoman  GABRIELA M. MOSQUERA

District 4 (Camden and Gloucester)

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

     Requires public and nonpublic schools to notify students and parents of availability of summer meals programs and locations where meals are served.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

     As reported by the Assembly Appropriations Committee on June 19, 2017, with amendments.

 


An Act concerning notification of summer meals program and supplementing Title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes.

 

     Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

 

      1.   a.  Each school district in the State shall notify each student enrolled in the school district and the student's parent or guardian of the availability of, and criteria of eligibility for, the summer meals program and the locations in the school district where the summer meals are available.  The school district shall provide this notification by distributing flyers provided by the Department of Agriculture pursuant to subsection c. of this section.  The school district may also provide electronic notice of the information through the usual means by which the school district communicates with parents and students electronically.

      b.   Each nonpublic school in the State shall notify each student enrolled in the school and the student's parent or guardian of the availability of, and criteria of eligibility for, the summer meals program and the locations in the local school district in which the nonpublic school is located or the nonpublic school student resides where the summer meals are available.  Each nonpublic school shall provide this notification by distributing flyers provided by the Department of Agriculture pursuant to subsection c. of this section.  The school may also provide electronic notice of the information through the usual means by which the school communicates with parents and students electronically.

      c.   The Department of Agriculture shall develop and distribute flyers 1, no later than June 1 of the school year,1 to each school district and nonpublic school in the State to implement the requirements of subsections a. and b. of this section.

 

     2.    This act shall take effect immediately.

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