LD 304 (subjects: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT , BUSINESS ASSISTANCE )
Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=304&PID=1456&snum=127
Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support
- Rep. Roberta Beavers of South Berwick: (D – District 2) — e-mail | Facebook
Rep. Mark Bryant of Windham: (D – District 24) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook
Rep. Craig Hickman of Winthrop: (D – District 81) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook
Rep. Michelle Dunphy of Old Town: (D – District 122) — e-mail
Sen. James Dill of Penobscot: (D – District 5) — e-mail
Sen. Stanley Gerzofsky of Cumberland: (D – District 24) — e-mail | Facebook
|2/10/2015||Senate||Committee on AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION AND FORESTRY
suggested and ordered printed
On motion by Senator Edgecomb of Aroostook REFERRED to the Committee on AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION AND FORESTRY
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
|2/10/2015||House||Bill REFERRED to the Committee on AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION AND FORESTRY.
In concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
|3/19/2015||Senate||Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)|
An Act To Support Marketing of Maine’s Farms and Fisheries
Sec. 1. 7 MRSA 436-B is enacted to read:
436-B. Competitive grants for business planning and feasibility studies
An agricultural enterprise may receive grant funding from the accrued interest in the cash balance of the Agricultural Marketing Loan Fund, as established in Title 10, section 1023-J, for the purposes of developing a business plan or conducting a feasibility study for new infrastructure projects in accordance with this section.
This bill allows the accrued interest in the Agricultural Marketing Loan Fund to be used for competitive grants that would fund feasibility studies or business planning for new infrastructure projects that would support the operation of an agricultural enterprise.
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