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 Bill Status of SB0615  96th General Assembly


Short Description:  LOCAL FOOD, FARMS AND JOBS ACT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Linda Holmes - A. J. Wilhelmi - Toi W. Hutchinson - Jacqueline Y. Collins

House Sponsors
(Rep. LaShawn K. Ford - Carol A. Sente - William Davis - Mary E. Flowers, Lisa M. Dugan and Robyn Gabel)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/19/2010SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-1095

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/21-5from Ch. 122, par. 21-5


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning teacher certification.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
105 ILCS 5/21-5
Adds reference to:
30 ILCS 595/30 new

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Local Food, Farms, and Jobs Act. Requires the Department of Agriculture to establish, and make available on its website, a geo-coded electronic database to facilitate the purchase of fresh produce and food products by schools. Requires the database to be developed jointly with the Local Food, Farms, and Jobs Council and, at a minimum, to contain the information necessary for (i) schools to identify and contact agricultural producers that are interested in supplying schools in the State with fresh produce and food products and (ii) agricultural producers of fresh produce and food products to identify schools in the State that are interested in purchasing those products. Requires the Department to adopt rules and solicit federal and State funding to implement this database. Provides that the requirement of the Department to establish, and make available on its website, this database shall become effective once the Department has secured all of the additional federal or State funding necessary to implement this program.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/6/2009SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. John J. Cullerton
  2/6/2009SenateFirst Reading
  2/6/2009SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/5/2009SenateAssigned to Executive
  3/12/2009SenateDo Pass Executive; 012-000-000
  3/12/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 17, 2009
  4/3/2009SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As April 30, 2009
  4/23/2009SenateSecond Reading
  4/23/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 28, 2009
  8/15/2009SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  3/8/2010SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Linda Holmes
  3/9/2010SenateApproved for Consideration Assignments
  3/9/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 10, 2010
  3/10/2010SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Linda Holmes
  3/10/2010SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/16/2010SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Agriculture and Conservation
  3/16/2010SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Agriculture and Conservation; 006-004-000
  3/17/2010SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. A. J. Wilhelmi
  3/18/2010SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  3/18/2010SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/18/2010SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  3/18/2010SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Holmes
  3/18/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  3/18/2010SenateThird Reading - Passed; 039-016-000
  3/18/2010HouseArrived in House
  3/19/2010HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. LaShawn K. Ford
  3/19/2010HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/19/2010HouseFirst Reading
  3/19/2010HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/22/2010HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol A. Sente
  3/25/2010HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  4/8/2010HouseAssigned to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  4/20/2010HouseMotion Do Pass - Lost Agriculture & Conservation Committee; 006-003-000
  4/20/2010HouseRemains in Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  4/20/2010HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Agriculture & Conservation Committee; 009-002-000
  4/20/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Lisa M. Dugan
  4/21/2010HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/23/2010HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/23/2010HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/27/2010HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 073-041-000
  4/27/2010SenatePassed Both Houses
  4/27/2010HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  4/27/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  5/26/2010SenateSent to the Governor
  7/19/2010SenateGovernor Approved
  7/19/2010SenateEffective Date January 1, 2011
  7/19/2010SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-1095

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