Bill Status of SB2606 97th General Assembly
Short Description: PROCURE-FOOD DONATION POLICY
Sen. John F. Curran
|State Government Hearing Feb 21 2018 1:30PM Capitol 409 Springfield, IL |
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
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.