State Financing of Elementary and Secondary Education

ORS 327.531
School lunch program


If a student is eligible for reduced price lunches under the United States Department of Agriculture’s current Income Eligibility Guidelines, the school district that provides lunches to the student shall provide the lunches at no charge to the student.


For each lunch that a school district provides free of charge to a student who is eligible for a reduced price lunch, the Department of Education shall provide reimbursement to the school district for the actual amount that the student would have been required to pay for the reduced price lunch. [2015 c.718 §1]
Note: 327.531 (School lunch program) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 327 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.


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