Bill Sponsors: IN HB1256 | 2015 | Regular Session

Bill 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

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-1)

Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2015-01-29 - Representatives Moed and Macer added as coauthor [HB1256 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Representative Robin Shackleford [D]PrimarySponsored BillsHD-098FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Edward Clere [R]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-072FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Justin Moed [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-097FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Karlee Macer [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-092FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart

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