Clarify the Maine Food Sovereignty Act

Last updated: Jun 18, 2021

Details about this bill
Category: General Business
Status: In Senate
Sponsor: Representative William Pluecker, House 95
Session: 130
Bill #: LD 574

Position:

Monitoring.

UPDATE: As of 6/18/21, this bill remains unfinished business.

Summary:

Representative Pluecker of Warren would clarify the Maine Food Sovereignty Act. The bill amends the definition of "direct producer-to-consumer transaction" to mean any exchange of food or food products directly between a producer and a consumer in a manner mutually agreed upon by the producer and consumer of the food or food products rather than face-to-face transactions at the site of production.