Mr. Chairman:

I move to amend House Bill 2 (second reading copy -- yellow).

Signed: ____________________________

Representative Connie Keogh

And, that such amendments to House Bill 2 (second reading copy -- yellow) read as follows:

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Following: line 27

Insert: "u. School Lunch Funding (Restricted/Biennial/OTO)

         300,000 300,000"   [General Fund FY24 FY25]

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Explanation - This amendment increases the budget for the Office of Public Instruction Local Education Activities Program by

$300,000 general fund local assistance in each year of the 2025 biennium. The funding would be used to eliminate reduced-price copayments for school lunch and breakfast.