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SECTION 269
Hunger prevention and nutrition assistance program
Public Health (PBH) CHAPTER 45, ARTICLE 2, TITLE 8
§ 269. Hunger prevention and nutrition assistance program. 1. The
commissioner shall annually assess changing economic indicators
impacting service levels within the hunger prevention nutrition
assistance program in all regions of the state. Such assessment may
include, but not be limited to, the average cost per meal, personnel
costs, transportation costs, fuel costs and storage capacity. The
commissioner shall provide a summary of findings to the governor and the
legislature to inform funding levels for the hunger prevention and
nutrition assistance program on or before the first day of December each
year.

2. On or before the first day of December each year, the commissioner
shall review and report to the governor and the legislature on the unmet
need for cold storage equipment among regional food banks, food pantries
and other emergency food organizations.