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Education Code - EDC

TITLE 2. ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION [33000 - 64100]

  ( Title 2 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

DIVISION 3. LOCAL ADMINISTRATION [35000 - 45460]

  ( Division 3 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

PART 24. SCHOOL FINANCE [41000 - 43052]

  ( Part 24 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

CHAPTER 3. State School Fund [41300 - 41455]

  ( Heading of Chapter 3 amended by Stats. 1979, Ch. 373. )

ARTICLE 3.5. Child Nutrition Allowances [41350 - 41353]
  ( Article 3.5 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

41350.
  

The Superintendent shall make allowances for child nutrition as follows:

(a) Reimbursement of child nutrition entities, as defined by Section 49530.5, for all free and reduced-price meals, pursuant to Section 49536.

(b) Reimbursement of school districts for the difference between the current fiscal year median statewide lunch or breakfast cost for all free and reduced-price meals required by Section 49550 as determined by the Superintendent and the combined total income per meal derived from pupil charges, federal funds, and state funds as provided in Article 11 (commencing with Section 49550) of Chapter 9 of Part 27.

(c) Reimbursement of county superintendents of schools for the difference between the current fiscal year median statewide lunch or breakfast cost for all free and reduced-price meals as determined by the Superintendent and the combined total income per meal derived from pupil charges, federal funds, and state funds as provided in Article 11 (commencing with Section 49550) of Chapter 9 of Part 27.

The combined state and federal reimbursements shall not exceed the current fiscal year median statewide lunch or breakfast cost. If the combined pupil charges, state reimbursements, and federal reimbursements exceed the current median statewide lunch or breakfast costs, the federal funds shall be expended prior to the expenditure of any state funds.

(Amended by Stats. 2007, Ch. 174, Sec. 2. Effective August 24, 2007.)

41352.
  

(a) With the exception of those who receive reimbursement for meals only from the state, the State Department of Education shall make allowances to school food authorities and child care food program sponsors for the Child Nutrition Program on a monthly basis. Program providers shall submit claims to the department within 10 calendar days of the end of each month. Claims submitted after 60 calendar days or more from the end of the period for which reimbursement is claimed shall be invalid. Within 45 calendar days of submission of a valid claim, the State Department of Education shall tender reimbursement.

(b) For sponsors of those who receive reimbursement for meals only from the state, the State Department of Education shall make allowances for the Child Nutrition Program on an annual basis. Program providers shall submit claims to the department within 10 calendar days of the end of each state fiscal year. Claims submitted after August 20 of the fiscal year immediately following the year for which reimbursement is claimed shall be invalid. Within 45 calendar days of the claim deadline, the State Department of Education shall tender reimbursement.

(Amended by Stats. 1985, Ch. 1546, Sec. 4.)

41353.
  

From funds appropriated for child nutrition the Superintendent of Public Instruction shall make the following expenditures:

(a) Not to exceed 20 percent, for state administrative expenses.

(b) Not to exceed 80 percent, for distribution to child nutrition entities, as defined by Section 49530.5, which maintain nutrition education programs on a project approval basis pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 49534 and for expenditure by the Department of Education; provided, however, that of such 80 percent not more than 5 percent thereof shall be used by the department for the development, implementation, supervision, and evaluation of nutrition education programs.

(Amended by Stats. 1985, Ch. 1546, Sec. 5.)

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