2019 Regular Session
|At the request of:|
|Bill Title:||Relating to the Farm-to-School Grant Program; declaring an emergency.|
Expands types of entities that may receive grant from Farm-to-School Grant Program to purchase food produced or processed in state.
Expands purposes for which grant may be used. Creates grant to encourage and sustain successful efforts related to program. Expands types of entities that may receive grant for food-based, agriculture-based or garden-based educational activities. Directs Department of Education to evaluate effectiveness of program and to ensure that technical assistance and resources are provided to certain entities. Authorizes State Department of Agriculture to provide training and make distributions of moneys related to program. Directs Department of Education to enter into agreement with Higher Education Coordinating Commission for coordination of training, research, regional support and resources. Declares emergency, effective July 1, 2019.
|Fiscal Impact:||May Have Fiscal Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued|
|Revenue Impact:||May Have Revenue Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||In House Committee|
|Current Committee:||House Committee On Agriculture and Land Use|
|Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations:||Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents|