Comments: IL HB2993 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Bill Title: 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.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 29-8)

Status: (Passed) 2017-09-15 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0505 [HB2993 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]

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