2024 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Roem
Free School Meals at No Cost: School Breakfast and Lunch (SB 283)

Item 125 #29s

Item 125 #29s

First Year - FY2025 Second Year - FY2026
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid to Public Education FY2025 $173,000,000 FY2026 $173,000,000 GF

Page 143, line 52, strike "$10,290,021,574" and insert "$10,463,021,574".
Page 143, line 52, strike "$10,073,997,964" and insert "$10,246,997,964".

Page 184, after line 18, insert:

"45. Expand No Cost School Meals Statewide

Out of this appropriation, $173,000,000 the first year and $173,000,000 the second year from the general fund is provided to reimburse school divisions for providing breakfast and lunch meals to students at no cost."


(This amendment provides $173.0 million GF each year to make free school meals for students including both breakfast and lunch. This would accompany SB 283.)