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Healthy School Meals For All
State Legislation

Links to Legislation

Summary of States with Healthy School Meal For All Policies

*Referendum bill. Details assume voters approve the measure in November 2022.

**Obligated unspent funds. Did not include passage of legislation.

Free Meal Service Requirement: Legislation includes a requirement that schools/districts make breakfast and lunch available to all students at no cost.

Funding Provided/ Committed: Denotes the SY(s) covered by funding provided through legislation or committed through budget processes. Note: funding to implement UFSM is typically appropriated through a budget bill that is separate from authorizing legislation that establishes the free meal service requirement.

Require CEP: Legislation includes requirement that schools/districts adopt CEP, if eligible, and/or to maximize federal reimbursement/participation in CEP.

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