HB1492 (CH0636)

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2017 Regular Session



Housing and Community Development - Food Deserts - Small Loans

Sponsored by:

Delegate Hayes


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 636

Synopsis:Authorizing the Department of Housing and Community Development to meet the funding obligations for sustainable communities and food deserts by using any specified financial assistance available to the Department; authorizing the Department to provide small loans under the Business Development Program that are not more than $50,000 per loan to approved entities for assistance in providing better access to healthy food in food deserts; and authorizing the Department to work with intermediaries to administer the specified small loans.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Hayes, Ali, Anderson, Conaway, Glenn, R. Lewis, McCray, McIntosh, Mosby, and Rosenberg
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Environment and Transportation  View Committee HearingFinance  View Committee Hearing
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Broad Subject(s):Economic and Community Development
Narrow Subject(s):Appropriations
Food -see also- Kosher; Meat, Poultry, Seafood; Milk
Health -see also- Mental and Behavioral Health
Housing and Community Development, Department of
Loans -see also- Mortgages
Small Business
Statutes:Article - Housing and Community Development
(6-305, 6-307, 6-308, 6-308.1, 6-308.3)

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November 28, 2017 1:07 P.M.