LD 691 LR 587(02)
An Act To Support Farms and Address Food Insecurity
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
FY 2021-22 FY 2022-23 Projections  FY 2023-24 Projections  FY 2024-25
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $250,000 $250,000 $250,000 $250,000
General Fund $250,000 $250,000 $250,000 $250,000
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This bill creates the Fund To Address Food Insecurity and Provide Nutrition Incentives within the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry to provide incentives to federal food and nutrition assistance program participants for the purchase of locally grown fruits and vegetables and to support outreach for and administration of programs that offer nutrition incentives to participants of federal food and nutrition assistance programs.  The bill includes ongoing General Fund appropriations of $250,000 starting in fiscal year 2021-22 to be used as matching funds for contributions from private and public sources.