To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to implement a certain interim final or final rule regarding nutrition programs under the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act and the Child Nutrition Act of 1966.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the ``School Lunch Improvements for Children's Education Act'' or the ``SLICE Act''.
SEC. 2. AUTHORIZATION FOR THE SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE TO IMPLEMENT A CERTAIN INTERIM FINAL OR FINAL RULE.
The Secretary of Agriculture may implement an interim final or final rule regarding nutrition programs under the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. 1751 et seq.) and the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U.S.C. 1771 et seq.) that-- (1) requires crediting of tomato paste and puree based on volume; (2) implements science-based sodium reduction targets; and (3) establishes a whole grain requirement. <all>