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SB 1916: Hunger-Free Campus Grant Program

GENERAL BILL by Taddeo ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Torres ; Polsky ; Ausley ; Perry

Hunger-Free Campus Grant Program; Citing this act as the "Hunger-Free Campus Act"; establishing the Hunger-Free Campus Grant Program within the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; requiring the Commissioner of Agriculture to annually designate eligible public postsecondary educational institution campuses as Hunger-Free Campuses; providing eligibility requirements for a public postsecondary educational institution to participate in the program; requiring the commissioner, subject to the appropriation of funds, to award grants to public postsecondary educational institutions that have one or more campuses designated as a Hunger-Free Campus; requiring the commissioner to prioritize grants to public postsecondary educational institutions with the highest percentages of eligible Pell Grant recipients enrolled in the student body, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 3/14/2022 Senate - Died in Education
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Agriculture (AG)
  2. Education (ED)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/10/2022 Senate • Filed
1/12/2022 Senate • Referred to Agriculture; Education; Appropriations -SJ 167
1/18/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 167
1/28/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Agriculture, 02/02/22, 11:00 am, 110 Senate Building
2/2/2022 Senate • Favorable by Agriculture; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 242
• Now in Education
3/12/2022 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
3/14/2022 Senate • Died in Education