Sec. 15551 - Definitions

ยง 15551. Definitions

As used in this article:

(a) "Agreement" means the School Lunch Program Application-Agreement or the School Breakfast Program Application-Agreement between the child nutrition entity and the California Department of Education for operation of a school lunch and/or breakfast program.

(b) "Breakfast program" means a program operated by a child nutrition entity to provide pupils with a nutritionally adequate breakfast.

(c) "Child nutrition entity" means any school district, county superintendent of schools, or child development program operated pursuant to chapter 2 (commencing with section 8200) or chapter 2.5 (commencing with section 8400) of part 6 of division 1 of title 1 of the Education Code and local agency, private school, or parochial school, or any other agency which qualifies for federal aid under the federal school lunch program or the federal child nutrition program prescribed, respectively, by chapter 13 (commencing with section 1751) and chapter 13A (commencing with section 1771) of title 41 of the United States Code.

(d) "Child nutrition program" means any program authorized by state law, the National School Lunch Act or the Child Nutrition Act of 1966.

(e) "Department" means the California Department of Education.

(f) "Lunch program" means a program operated by a child nutrition entity to provide pupils with a nutritionally adequate lunch.

(g) "Nutritionally adequate breakfast" means a breakfast that meets or exceeds minimum food and nutrition requirements pursuant to section 15559.

(h) "Nutritionally adequate lunch" means a lunch that meets or exceeds minimum food and nutrition requirements pursuant to section 15558.

(1. Amendment of subsection (g) filed 9-23-77; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 77, No. 39). 2. Change without regulatory effect amending section filed 12-23-2010 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2010, No. 52). 3. Amendment of section and new Note filed 9-26-2019; operative 1-1-2020 (Register 2019, No. 39).)

Note: Authority cited: Sections 33031 and 49531, Education Code. Reference: 7 C.F.R. sections 210.10 and 220.8.

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