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PUBLIC LAW 92-000—MMMM. DD, 1971

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PUBLIC LAW 92-153-NOV. 5, 1971

countries, including the expenditure or use of funds appropriated pursuant to this Act, shall be such as may be prescribed by the Secretary of Agriculture. Arrangements for the cooperation authorized by this Act shall be made through and in consultation with the Secretary of State. The authority contained in this Act is in addition to and not in substitution for the authority of existing law." SEC. 2. Section 2 of the Act of February 28, 1947, as amended (61 Stat. 7; 70 Stat. 1033; 21 U.S.C. 114c), is amended by striking out the words "of Mexico," and inserting in lieu thereof the words "of Mexico, Guatemala, E l Salvador, Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua, British Honduras, Panama, Colombia, and Canada,". SEC. 3. The Act of July 6, 1968 (82 Stat. 294; 21 U.S.C. 114d-2 through d-6) is hereby repealed. Approved November 5, 1971.

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Public Law 92-153 JOINT RESOLUTION

November 5, 1971

To assure that every iieeily schoolchild will receive a free or reduced price lunch [H. J. Res. 923] as required by section 9 of the National School Lunch Act. AVhereas it appears that under the proposed apportionment of funds aA-ailable for special assistance under section 11 of the National School Lunch Act for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1972 (including funds appropriated by section 32 of the Act of August 24, 1935, and made available for that purpose), only six States will receive more than 30 cents in such assistance per free or reduced price lunch; and Whereas it appears that this amount per lunch is not adequate to enable States and schools to continue to participate in the school Ivmch program and to achieve the objectives of the National School Lunch Act, particularly that of providing a free or reduced price lunch to every needy child: Therefore be it Reaolred by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America hi Congress assembled, That, notwithstanding any ^°°'^ service other provision of law, the Secretary of Agriculture shall until such drenr""^ time as a supplemental appropriation may provide additional funds for such purpose use so much of the funds appropriated by section 32 of the Act of August 24, 1935 (7 LLS.C. 612c), as may be necessary, ^9 Stat. 774. in addition to the funds now available therefor, to carry out the purposes of section 11 of the National School Lunch Act and provide 84 Stat. 211. a rate of reimbursement which will assure every needy child of free '•^ u c 1759a. or reduced price lunches during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1972, and to carry out the purposes of section 4 of the National School Lunch Act and provide an average rate of reimbursement of 6 cents ^^ ^^^ '^^^' per meal within each State. In determining the amount of funds needed and the requirements of the various States therefor, the Secretary shall consult with the National Advisory Council on Child Nutrition and interested parties. Funds expended under the foregoingprovisions of this resolution shall be reimbursed out of any supplemental appropriation hereafter enacted for the purpose of carrying out section 4 and section 111 of the National School Lunch Act, and such reimbursements shall be deposited into the fund established pursuant to section 32 of the Act of August 24, 1935, to be available for the

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