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PUBLIC LAW 104-193—AUG. 22, 1996 110 STAT. 2307 amount to which each State is entitled under clause (i), the amount of each grant shall be ratably reduced,". if) ASSESSMENT. — Section 19 of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U.S.C. 1788) is amended by striking subsection (j). (g) EFFECTIVE DATE,—The amendments made by subsection 42 USC 1788 (e) shall become effective on October 1, 1996. note. Subtitle C—Miscellaneous Provisions SEC. 741. COORDINATION OF SCHOOL LUNCH, SCHOOL BREAKFAST, 42 USC 1751 AND SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAMS. note. (a) COORDINATION, — (1) IN GENERAL,—The Secretary of Agriculture shall develop proposed changes to the regulations under the school lunch program under the National School Lunch Act (42 U,S,C, 1751 et seq,), the summer food service program under section 13 of that Act (42 U,S.C, 1761), and the school breakfast program under section 4 of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U,S,C. 1773), for the purpose of simplifying and coordinating those programs into a comprehensive meal program. (2) CONSULTATION,—In developing proposed changes to the regulations under paragraph (1), the Secretary of Agriculture shall consult with locm. State, and regional administrators of the programs described in such paragraph, (b) REPORT,—Not later than November 1, 1997, the Secretary of Agriculture shall submit to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry of the Senate and the Committee on Economic and Educational Opportunities of the House of Representatives a report containing the proposed changes developed under subsection (a). SEC. 742. REQUIREMENTS RELATING TO PROVISION OF BENEFITS 8 USC 1615. BASED ON CITIZENSHIP, ALIENAGE, OR IMMIGRATION STATUS UNDER THE NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH ACT, THE CHILD NUTRITION ACT OF 1966, AND CERTAIN OTHER ACTS. (a) SCHOOL LUNCH AND BREAKFAST PROGRAMS,— Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, an individual who is eligible to receive free public education benefits under State or local law shall not be ineligible to receive benefits provided under the school lunch program under the National School Limch Act (42 U,S,C. 1751 et seq.) or the school breakfast program under section 4 of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U,S,C, 1773) on the basis of citizenship, alienage, or immigration status, (b) OTHER PROGRAMS,— (1) IN GENERAL,—Nothing in this Act shall prohibit or require a State to provide to an individual who is not a citizen or a qualified alien, as defined in section 431(b), benefits under programs established under the provisions of law described in paragraph (2), (2) PROVISIONS OF LAW DESCRIBED,—The provisions of law described in this paragraph are the following: (A) Programs (other than the school lunch program and the school breakfast program) under the National School Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. 1751 et seq,) and the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U,S,C, 1771 et seq.). 29-194O-96 - 19:QL3Part3