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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5216

 

February Session, 2016

 

LCO No. 1028

 

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Referred to Committee on AGING

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. LEMAR, 96th Dist.

REP. DILLON, 92nd Dist.

REP. WALKER, 93rd Dist.

REP. PORTER, 94th Dist.

REP. CANDELARIA, 95th Dist.

REP. MEGNA, 97th Dist.

REP. ESPOSITO, 116th Dist.

SEN. LOONEY, 11th Dist.

AN ACT INCREASING SUBSIDIZED FARMERS' MARKET COUPONS FOR SENIOR CITIZENS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That section 22-6q of the general statutes be amended to increase funding for the Connecticut Farmers' Market/Senior Nutrition Program in order to increase the amount of the vouchers issued under said program from eighteen dollars to twenty-five dollars.

Statement of Purpose:

To enable senior citizens to have greater access to nutritional foods.