FOOD COMMERCIALIZATION FUNDS.

View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 417 (Public) Filed Wednesday, March 20, 2019
AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE FUNDS FOR THE EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA FOOD COMMERCIALIZATION CENTER.
Intro. by Humphrey, K. Smith, Murphy.

Status: Ref to the Com on State and Local Government, if favorable, Appropriations, Agriculture and Natural and Economic Resources, if favorable, Appropriations, if favorable, Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House (House action) (Mar 21 2019)
H 417

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Mar 20 2019 - More information

    Identical to S 292, filed 3/18/19.

    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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