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CHAPTER 114--S.F.No. 213

An act

relating to health; providing that WIC coupons may be used to purchase cost-neutral organic food;

proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

[145.899] WIC VOUCHERS FOR ORGANICS.

Vouchers for the special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants, and children (WIC) may be used to purchase cost-neutral organic WIC allowable food. The commissioner of health shall regularly evaluate the list of WIC allowable food in accordance with federal requirements and shall add to the list any organic WIC allowable foods determined to be cost-neutral.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective the day following final enactment.

Presented to the governor May 16, 2009

Signed by the governor May 20, 2009, 1:46 p.m.