SB 25 (BR 405) - D. Harper Angel, D. Boswell, J. Pendleton
AN ACT relating to nutrition.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 194A to create the Kentucky Farmers Market Nutrition Program within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services for the purpose of enhancing nutrition; require the program to provide fresh, locally gown produce to low-income seniors and recipients of the federal Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for women, infants, and children; require collaboration with the Kentucky Department of Agriculture, the United States Department of Agriculture Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program, the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture Cooperative Extension, local Area Agencies on Aging, and other private and public entities to identify funding sources; establish services, develop marketing strategies, and establish strategies to introduce fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables into school nutrition programs; establish the Kentucky Farmers Market Nutrition Program fund; provide for implementation of services and marketing upon securing of adequate funding.
SB 25 - AMENDMENTS
SCS - Retain original provisions, except place the Kentucky Farmers Market Nutrition Program under the auspices of the Department of Agriculture; require the department to submit an annual report to the interim joint committees on Health and Welfare, and Agriculture and Natural Resources.
(Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)
Jan 2-introduced in Senate
Jan 4-to Agriculture and Natural Resources (S)
Mar 1-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
Mar 2-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 5-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Monday, March 5, 2007; 3rd reading, passed 37-0 with Committee Substitute
Mar 6-received in House; to Agriculture & Small Business (H); posting waived
Mar 7-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Mar 8-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 9, 2007
Mar 12-3rd reading, passed 97-0; received in Senate
Mar 26-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
Apr 5-signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 116)