Produce Rx Program; established, report. (HB1106)

Introduced By

Del. Delores McQuinn (D-Richmond) with support from co-patrons Del. Elizabeth Bennett-Parker (D-Alexandria), Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond), Del. Nadarius Clark (D-Portsmouth), Del. Cia Price (D-Newport News), and Irene Shin (D-Herndon)

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 »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/12/2022Committee
01/12/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22103049D
01/12/2022Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/21/2022Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #3
01/28/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB1106)
02/08/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/08/2022Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (4-Y 2-N)
02/15/2022Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions

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