Bill Text: IL SB0805 | 2021-2022 | 102nd General Assembly | Enrolled


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]

Download: Illinois-2021-SB0805-Enrolled.html



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1 AN ACT concerning education.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The School Code is amended by adding Section
52-3.182 as follows:
6 (105 ILCS 5/2-3.182 new)
7 Sec. 2-3.182. School unused food sharing plan. School
8districts shall incorporate a food sharing plan for unused
9food into their local wellness policy under Section 2-3.139.
10The food sharing plan shall focus on needy students, with the
11plan being developed and supported jointly by the district's
12local health department. Participants in the child nutrition
13programs, the National School Lunch Program and National
14School Breakfast Program, the Child and Adult Care Food
15Program (CACFP), and the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)
16shall adhere to the provisions of the Richard B. Russell
17National School Lunch Act, as well as accompanying guidance
18from the U.S. Department of Agriculture on the Food Donation
19Program, to ensure that any leftover food items are properly
20donated in order to combat potential food insecurity in their
21communities. For the purpose of this Section, "properly" means
22in accordance with all federal regulations and State and local
23health and sanitation codes.

SB0805 Enrolled- 2 -LRB102 04613 CMG 14632 b
1 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
2becoming law.
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