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Short Titles as Introduced

Food Desert Oasis Act of 2009

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Official Title as Introduced

To establish the Food Desert Oasis Pilot Program, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
06/26/2009Introduced in House

All Actions (5)

Date
06/18/2010Referred to the Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight, Nutrition and Forestry.
Action By: Committee on Agriculture
06/26/2009Referred to House Agriculture
Action By: House of Representatives
06/26/2009Referred to House Ways and Means
Action By: House of Representatives
06/26/2009Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Agriculture, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/26/2009Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Ways and Means06/26/2009 Referred to
House Agriculture06/26/2009 Referred to
House Agriculture Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight, Nutrition and Forestry06/18/2010 Referred to

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Introduced in House (06/26/2009)

Food Desert Oasis Act of 2009 - Designates certain U.S. cities as Food Desert Zones. Defines a "qualified food desert business" as a wholesale or retail business that derives at least 25% of its gross receipts from the sale of fresh fruits and vegetables.

Grants certain tax benefits to a qualified food desert business, including an increased tax credit rate for rehabilitation expenditures, empowerment zone status, and tax-exempt bond financing.

Amends the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 to: (1) increase to 100% the federal share of costs associated with hunger-free communities program activities in a Food Desert Zone in FY2010-FY2015; and (2) extend the authorization of appropriations for such program through FY2015.

Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to submit annual reports to Congress on the Food Desert Oasis Pilot Program under this Act.