42 U.S. Code § 1771 - Congressional declaration of purpose

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In recognition of the demonstrated relationship between food and good nutrition and the capacity of children to develop and learn, based on the years of cumulative successful experience under the national school lunch program with its significant contributions in the field of applied nutrition research, it is hereby declared to be the policy of Congress that these efforts shall be extended, expanded, and strengthened under the authority of the Secretary of Agriculture as a measure to safeguard the health and well-being of the Nation’s children, and to encourage the domestic consumption of agricultural and other foods, by assisting States, through grants-in-aid and other means, to meet more effectively the nutritional needs of our children.

Source

(Pub. L. 89–642, § 2,Oct. 11, 1966, 80 Stat. 885.)
Short Title of 2008 Amendment

Pub. L. 110–247, § 1,June 20, 2008, 122 Stat. 2314, provided that: “This Act [enacting section 1792 of this title and provisions set out as notes under section 1792 of this title] may be cited as the ‘Federal Food Donation Act of 2008’.”
Short Title of 1992 Amendments

Pub. L. 102–512, § 1,Oct. 24, 1992, 106 Stat. 3363, provided that: “This Act [amending sections 1769, 1776, and 1786 of this title and enacting provisions set out as notes under this section and sections 1769 and 1786 of this title] may be cited as the ‘Children’s Nutrition Assistance Act of 1992’.”
Pub. L. 102–512, title I, § 101,Oct. 24, 1992, 106 Stat. 3363, provided that: “This title [amending sections 1769 and 1776 of this title and enacting provisions set out as a note under section 1769 of this title] may be cited as the ‘Homeless Children’s Assistance Act of 1992’.”
Pub. L. 102–512, title II, § 201,Oct. 24, 1992, 106 Stat. 3364, provided that: “This title [amending section 1786 of this title and enacting provisions set out as notes under section 1786 of this title] may be cited as the ‘WIC Infant Formula Procurement Act of 1992’.”
Pub. L. 102–314, § 1,July 2, 1992, 106 Stat. 280, provided that: “This Act [amending section 1786 of this title and enacting provisions set out as notes under section 1786 of this title] may be cited as the ‘WIC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Act of 1992’.”
Short Title

Pub. L. 89–642, § 1,Oct. 11, 1966, 80 Stat. 885, provided: “That this Act [enacting this chapter] may be cited as the ‘Child Nutrition Act of 1966’.”

 

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