IN HB1256 | 2015 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-1)
Status: Introduced on January 13 2015 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2015-01-29 - Representatives Moed and Macer added as coauthor
Pending: House Commerce, Small Business and Economic Development Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Small business and grocer investment program. Establishes the small business and grocer investment fund (fund) and healthy food access program (program) under the administration of the Indiana economic development corporation (IEDC) to provide funding in the form of grants or loans to food retailers that increase local access to fresh fruits, vegetables, or other healthy foods in underserved communities. Defines an "underserved community" as a geographic area located in Indiana in which there is a lack of local access to healthy food retailers. Provides that the IEDC may contract with one or more nonprofit organizations or community development financial institutions

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Title

Small business and grocer investment program. Establishes the small business and grocer investment fund (fund) and healthy food access program (program) under the administration of the Indiana economic development corporation (IEDC) to provide funding in the form of grants or loans to food retailers that increase local access to fresh fruits, vegetables, or other healthy foods in underserved communities. Defines an "underserved community" as a geographic area located in Indiana in which there is a lack of local access to healthy food retailers. Provides that the IEDC may contract with one or more nonprofit organizations or community development financial institutions

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History

DateChamberAction
2015-01-29HouseRepresentatives Moed and Macer added as coauthor
2015-01-15HouseRepresentative Clere added as coauthor
2015-01-13HouseFirst Reading: referred to Committee on Commerce, Small Business and Economic Development
2015-01-13HouseAuthored by Representative Shackleford

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