Healthy Food Retail Act

Healthy Food Retail Act SSL Draft


This Act directs the state department of agriculture and forestry to set up a financing program to stimulate investment in healthy food retail outlets in underserved areas of the state. The Act defines "Healthy food retailers" as for-profit or not-for-profit retailers that sell high quality fresh fruits and vegetables at competitive prices including but not limited to supermarkets, grocery stores, and farmers‘ markets.

Submitted as:
Act 252, Regular Session, 2009

Status: Enacted into law in 2009.

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