Bill Status of SB2428 100th General Assembly
Short Description: HUNGER-FREE STUDENTS
Sen. Steve Stadelman
|Education Hearing Feb 27 2018 1:45PM Capitol 212 Springfield, IL |
| 2/7/2018||Senate||Assigned to Education|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
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.