Summary of the Introduced Bill

HB 1327 -- Access to Healthy Food Pilot Program

Sponsor:  Sater

By January 1, 2009, and subject to appropriations, this bill
requires the Department of Health and Senior Services to
establish an access to healthy food pilot program.  The program
must include a maximum of four sites located in urban low-income
areas of the state.  The program will assist small grocers and
food retailers in each of the selected sites in obtaining
refrigerated produce display cases to increase the availability
of fresh fruit and vegetables.

The provisions of the bill will expire six years from the
effective date.

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94th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session
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