Comments: IL SB0805 | 2021-2022 | 102nd General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the School Code. Requires school districts to establish a food sharing plan for unused food with a focus on needy students. Provides that each school district shall incorporate the plan into its local wellness policy. Requires the plan to be developed and supported jointly by the district's local health department. Provides that participants in the child nutrition programs, the National School Lunch Program and National School Breakfast Program, the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), and the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) shall adhere to the provisions of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act, as well as accompanying guidance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture on the Food Donation Program, to ensure that any leftover food items are properly donated in order to combat potential food insecurity in their communities. Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 19-0)

Status: (Enrolled) 2021-06-29 - Sent to the Governor [SB0805 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]

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