Bills Signed: S. 2089 and ?S. 2938

Published: Sat Jun 25 2022

On Saturday, June 25, 2022, the President signed into law:

S. 2089, the "Keep Kids Fed Act of 2022," which extends certain flexibilities for child nutrition programs and provides temporary increases in reimbursement rates for school meals and meals provided at child care centers;

Thank you to Senators Debbie Stabenow and John Boozman and Representatives Bobby Scott and Virginia Foxx for their leadership.

S. 2938, the "Bipartisan Safer Communities Act," which enhances certain restrictions and penalties on firearms purchases; promotes evidence-based best practices for school safety; authorizes grants to expand access to mental health services; and appropriates emergency funding for mental health resources and school safety measures;

Thank you to Senators Murphy, Cornyn, Sinema, Tillis, as well as Senate and House leadership, and the many other Congressional leaders on these issues who helped bring this bill to passage.

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