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Federal/State:District of Columbia
Bill:DC LB 821 - Establish Food Policy Director in District Department of the Environment
Summary:This bill establishes a Food Policy Council to identify regulatory burdens on the local food economy, collect and analyze data on the food economy and food equity, promote positive food policies, and guide organizations and individuals involved in the food economy and to establish a Food Policy Director in the Office of Planning who would promote food policy in the District, attract new participants to the local food economy, assist an individual already participating in the local food economy, and achieve
Sponsor(s):Councilmembers Mary Cheh (D) and David Grosso (D)
As of 12/2/2014: Adopted November 19, 2014
As of 6/13/2014: For status updates, visit the state legislature's website.