79-10,143. Parent or guardian; provide information regarding qualification; school district; duties.

A parent or guardian of any student enrolled in, or in the process of enrolling in, any school district in the state may voluntarily provide information on any application submitted pursuant to Nebraska law, rules, and regulations regarding the applicant's potential to meet the qualifications for free or reduced-price lunches solely for determining eligibility pursuant to subsection (4) of section 79-238, subsection (2) of section 79-241, section 79-2,131, section 79-2,133, subsection (2) of section 79-611, subdivision (1)(c) and subsection (3) of section 79-2110, or section 85-2104. Each school district shall process information provided pursuant to this section in the same manner as the district would to determine the qualification status of the student for free or reduced-price meals. Each school district shall comply with the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, 20 U.S.C. 1232g, as such act and section existed on January 1, 2015, and regulations adopted thereunder with regard to any information collected pursuant to this section. If no such information is provided pursuant to this section or on an application for free or reduced-price meals, the student shall be presumed not to qualify for free or reduced-price lunches.

Source:Laws 2015, LB525, § 3; Laws 2016, LB1066, § 20.