2021 Session

Budget Amendments - SB1100 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: McClellan
Co-Patron(s): Marsden
Virginia Food Access Investment Program and Fund

Item 97 #6s

Item 97 #6s

First Year - FY2021 Second Year - FY2022
Agriculture and Forestry
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services FY2021 $4,750,000 FY2022 $0 GF

Page 94, line 40, strike "$23,620,243" and insert "$28,370,243".

Page 96, line 17, strike "$1,125,000" and insert "$5,875,000".


(This amendment increases funding for the Virginia Food Access Investment Fund by $4.75 million GF in the first year. The increased funding will provide additional grants and the ability to offer no-interest/low-interest loans, while increasing the number of retailers in underserved communities who accept SNAP and incentives such as Virginia Fresh Match.)