2019 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1700 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Bell Richard P.
Virginia Grocery Investment Fund Program

Item 106 #14h

Item 106 #14h

First Year - FY2019 Second Year - FY2020
Commerce and Trade
Department of Housing and Community Development FY2019 $2,500,000 FY2020 $2,500,000 GF

Page 104, line 42, strike "$69,855,721" and insert "$72,355,721".
Page 104, line 43, strike "$120,855,721" and insert "$123,355,721".

Page 108, after line 21 insert:

"N. Out of the amounts in this item, $2,500,000 the first year and $2,500,000 the second year from the general fund is provided to establish the Virginia Grocery Investment Fund Program to establish collaborative and cooperative programs with public and private sector partners to improve food access in Virginia. Through a selected CDFI, the Program shall provide funding for the construction, rehabilitation, equipment upgrades, or expansion of grocery stores or innovative small food retail projects in underserved communities."


(This amendment increases funding $2,500,000 each year of the biennium to establish the Virginia Grocery Investment Fund Program in DHCD.)