IL HB2993 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 22-8)
Status: Engrossed on March 30 2017 - 50% progression
Action: 2017-04-04 - Placed on Calendar Order of First Reading April 5, 2017
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


Amends the Department of Public Health Act and the School Code. Provides that school districts may serve students produce grown and harvested by students in school-owned or community gardens if the produce meets requirements adopted by rule by the Department of Public Health. Requires the requirements to include, but not be limited to, testing soil and water used in the growing of the produce for contaminants. Makes similar changes to the Article concerning the Chicago school district.

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Roll Calls

2017-03-30 - House - Third Reading in House (Y: 110 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2017-04-04SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 5, 2017
2017-04-04SenateArrive in Senate
2017-03-30HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
2017-03-30HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
2017-03-30HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
2017-03-30HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin
2017-03-30HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
2017-03-30HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Juliana Stratton
2017-03-30HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
2017-03-30HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
2017-03-30HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 110-000-000
2017-03-23HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
2017-03-23HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
2017-03-23HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2017-03-23HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Melissa Conyears-Ervin
2017-03-22HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Randy E. Frese
2017-03-22HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles Meier
2017-03-22HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
2017-03-22HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
2017-03-22HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Halpin
2017-03-22HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer
2017-03-22HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
2017-03-22HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Swanson
2017-03-22HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Sente
2017-03-22HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Steven Reick
2017-03-22HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
2017-03-22HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Martwick
2017-03-22HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
2017-03-22HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas M. Bennett
2017-03-22HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
2017-03-22HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
2017-03-22HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
2017-03-22HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2017-03-22HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee; 018-000-000
2017-03-22HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee; by Voice Vote
2017-03-22HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
2017-03-21HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
2017-03-21HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Justin Slaughter
2017-03-16HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Margo McDermed
2017-03-14HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
2017-02-22HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
2017-02-09HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2017-02-09HouseFirst Reading
2017-02-09HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Justin Slaughter

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
105510-20.60New CodeSee Bill Text
105534-18.53New CodeSee Bill Text
2023058.5New CodeSee Bill Text

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