Comments: IL SB2428 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Bill Title: Creates the Hunger-Free Students' Bill of Rights Act. Provides that every school in this State shall provide a federally reimbursable lunch to a student of that school who requests the lunch, regardless of whether the student has the ability to pay for the lunch or owes money for earlier lunches. Provides that if a student owes money for 5 or more lunches, a school shall reach out to the parent or guardian of the student to attempt collection of the owed money and to request that the parent or guardian enroll the student in a free or reduced-price lunch program. Provides that a school may not publicly identify or stigmatize a student who cannot pay for a lunch or who owes money for lunches. Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 16-0)

Status: (Enrolled) 2018-06-28 - Sent to the Governor [SB2428 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]

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