SB 1259 Creates a food recovery program to provide food to needy persons
LR Number:3799S.02P Fiscal Note:3799-02
Committee:Aging, Families and Mental Health
Last Action:04/11/02 - Voted Do Pass H Children, Families & Health Journal page:
Title:SCS SB 1259
Effective Date:August 28, 2002
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SCS/SB 1259 - This act creates a food recovery program for restaurants to provide food to needy persons. A new Section 192.081 is created and defines the term "donor" to include restaurants, cafeterias, delis or other facilities selling food for consumption. Donors and organizations may make reasonable efforts to contact each other for the collection of food. The Department of Health and Senior Services must develop a brochure regarding food recovery and must report to the Governor, Pro Tem, and Speaker by November 1, 2003.