Produce Rx Program; established, report. (HB2065)

Introduced By

Del. Delores McQuinn (D-Richmond) with support from 6 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Lamont Bagby (D-Richmond), Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond), Del. Chris Hurst (D-Blacksburg), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Cia Price (D-Newport News), Del. Rodney Willett (D-Henrico)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Produce Rx Program established; report. Directs the Department of Social Services to establish a Produce Rx Program as a three-year pilot program to incentivize consumption of qualifying fruits and vegetables by eligible individuals for whom increased consumption of fruits and vegetables is recommended by a qualified care provider, as such terms are defined in the bill, and to report to the Governor and the General Assembly by December 1 of each year on the operation of the Program. Read the Bill »

Status

01/15/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee

History

DateAction
01/12/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102721D
01/12/2021Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/15/2021Assigned HWI sub: Social Services

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