Bill Text: IL SB2606 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Chaptered


Bill Title: Amends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that each State agency entering into or maintaining a contract for the purchase of food under the Code shall adopt a policy that permits the donation of leftover food procured by State funds. Provides that the policy shall address any daily food operations run by the agency, including one-time events, and shall contain a list of nearby soup kitchens, food pantries, and other non-profit organizations where leftover food can be donated. Requires each State agency to circulate its policy to all agency employees, and submit its food donation policy to the Department of Central Management Services on an annual basis beginning December 31, 2018. Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 24-12)

Status: (Passed) 2018-08-03 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0709 [SB2606 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-SB2606-Chaptered.html



Public Act 100-0709
SB2606 EnrolledLRB100 18169 RJF 33367 b
AN ACT concerning finance.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
Section 5. The Illinois Procurement Code is amended by
changing Section 55-20 as follows:
(30 ILCS 500/55-20)
Sec. 55-20. Contracts for food donation; food donation
policy.
(a) After the effective date of this amendatory Act of the
99th General Assembly, a public entity shall not enter into a
contract to purchase food with a bidder or offeror if the
bidder's or offeror's contract terms prohibit the public entity
from donating food to food banks, including, but not limited
to, homeless shelters, food pantries, and soup kitchens.
(b) Each State agency entering into or maintaining a
contract for the purchase of food under this Code shall adopt a
policy that permits the donation of leftover food procured by
State funds. The policy shall address any daily food operations
run by the agency, including one-time events, and shall contain
a list of nearby soup kitchens, food pantries, and other
non-profit organizations where leftover food can be donated.
Each State agency shall circulate its policy to all agency
employees, and submit its food donation policy to the
Department of Central Management Services on an annual basis
beginning December 31, 2018.
(Source: P.A. 99-552, eff. 7-15-16.)
Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.
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