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72-5112.Food service programs; definitions. As used in this act, unless the context otherwise requires:

(a) "Board" means the board of education of a school district and the governing authority of any nonpublic school offering any of grades kindergarten to 12 in approved schools.

(b) "State board" means the state board of education.

(c) "Approved school" means any school approved by the state board for the purposes of this act, whether the approval applies to a single school, to all of the schools of a school district or to one or more nonpublic schools.

(d) "Food service programs" means the programs included in the state plan of child nutrition operations under which federal funds and commodities are received pursuant to federal acts relating to child nutrition including the national school lunch act, as amended, and the child nutrition act of 1966, as amended.

(e) "School lunch program" means a food service program under which meals are served by any board on a nonprofit basis to children in attendance, and for which such board receives assistance out of funds appropriated by the congress of the United States.

(f) "School year" means the period from July 1 to June 30.

History: L. 1973, ch. 284, § 1; July 1.

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