Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, [42 U.S.C. 1751 note] That this Act may be cited as the ‘‘Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act’’.
DECLARATION OF POLICY - SEC. 2. [42 U.S.C. 1751]
It is hereby declared to be the policy of Congress, as a measure of national security, to safeguard the health and well-being of the Nation’s children and to encourage the domestic consumption of nutritious agricultural commodities and other food, by assisting the States, through grants-in-aid and other means, in providing an adequate supply of foods and other facilities for the establishment, maintenance, operation, and expansion of nonprofit school lunch programs.