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Title: Child Nutrition Improvement and Integrity Act
Vote Smart's Synopsis:
Vote to pass a bill intended to ensure the effectiveness of nutrition programs targeting under-privileged children and families.
More Info About this Vote
- Increases accessibility of nutrition programs to children of military families and other eligible children (Sec. 101).
- Contains provisions designed to improve the efficiency of the certifying process for eligible families (Sec. 201).
- Mandates the improvement of healthy diet and physical fitness programs and education (Secs. 301-307).
- Contains provisions designed to improve the Special Supplemental Nutrition Programs for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) (Secs. 401-416).
NOTE: THIS VOTE WAS TAKEN UNDER A SUSPENSION OF THE RULES TO CUT OFF DEBATE EARLY AND VOTE TO PASS THE BILL, THEREBY REQUIRING A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY FOR PASSAGE.