TITLE 16
Education

CHAPTER 16-8
Federal Aid [See Title 16 Chapter 97 – The Rhode Island Board of Education Act]

SECTION 16-8-10.1


   § 16-8-10.1  Mandatory school breakfast programs. – (a) All public schools shall make a breakfast program available to students attending the school. The breakfast meal shall meet any rules and regulations that are adopted by the commissioner.

   (b) The state of Rhode Island shall provide school districts a per breakfast subsidy for each breakfast served to students. The general assembly shall annually appropriate some sum and distribute it based on each district's proportion of the number of breakfasts served in the prior school year relative to the statewide total in the same year. This subsidy shall augment the nonprofit school food service account and be used for expenses incurred in providing nutritious breakfast meals to students.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1998, ch. 31, art. 31, § 5; P.L. 1999, ch. 31, art. 23, § 4; P.L. 1999, ch. 219, § 1; P.L. 2000, ch. 55, art. 20, § 3; P.L. 2000, ch. 206, § 1; P.L. 2003, ch. 376, art. 9, § 13; P.L. 2005, ch. 117, art. 13, § 7.)