Bill Summary for S 840 (2021)

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May 26 2022

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Senate Bill 840 (Public) Filed Thursday, May 26, 2022
AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE FUNDS FOR FARMERS MARKETS AND FOOD HUBS.
Intro. by Murdock, Fitch, Woodard.

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Appropriates $1 million in nonrecurring funds for 2022-23 to the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to provide emergency aid for farmers market operators and local food hubs to enable them to adapt to new market conditions and further support communities experiencing food insecurity. Eligible categories for emergency aid include, but are not limited to, labor, technology or software upgrades, and infrastructure enhancements.

Effective July 1, 2022.