FOOD COMMERCIALIZATION FUNDS.

View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
Senate Bill 292 (Public) Filed Monday, March 18, 2019
AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE FUNDS FOR THE EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA FOOD COMMERCIALIZATION CENTER.
Intro. by D. Davis.

Status: Re-ref to Appropriations/Base Budget. If fav, re-ref to Rules and Operations of the Senate (Senate action) (Mar 19 2019)

SOG comments (1):

Identical bill

Identical to H 417, filed by 3/20/19.

S 292

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Mar 18 2019 - More information

    Appropriates $3.15 million in nonrecurring funds for 2019-20 to the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (Department) for local food processing initiatives. Restricts the funds to the provision of a grant to the Eastern North Carolina Food Commercialization Center (Center) to provide matching funds for a federal construction grant and to provide working capital and equipment for the Center. Requires the Center to annually submit a report on the use of the funds to the specified committee and division by April 1 of each year until the funds are spent or have reverted. Reverts funds not spent or encumbered by June 30, 2022, to the General Fund. Effective July 1, 2019.


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