Code of the District of Columbia

§ 48–411. Local food economy study.

The Office of Planning shall conduct a study of the state of the local food economy. The focus of the study shall include:

(1) Obstacles and opportunities for new and existing businesses;

(2) Opportunities for job growth and workforce development;

(3) Geographic areas in the District that have a well-developed food economy;

(4) Geographic areas in the District that have a poorly developed food economy; and

(5) Opportunities for government investments to improve the local food economy.


(Oct. 8, 2016, D.C. Law 21-160, § 6182, 63 DCR 10775.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) requirement that the Food Policy Director make publicly available a study that evaluates and makes recommendations regarding food access needs during and following the COVID-19 public health emergency, see § 513 of Coronavirus Support Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2020 (D.C. Act 23-328, June 8, 2020, 67 DCR 7598).

For temporary (90 days) requirement that the Food Policy Director make publicly available a study that evaluates and makes recommendations regarding food access needs during and following the COVID-19 public health emergency, see § 513 of Coronavirus Support Emergency Amendment Act of 2020 (D.C. Act 23-326, May 27, 2020, 67 DCR 7045).