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 Bill Status of HB3089  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  LOCAL FARM AND FOOD PRODUCTS

House Sponsors
Rep. Sonya M. Harper

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
30 ILCS 595/5
30 ILCS 595/13 new
30 ILCS 595/20


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Local Food, Farms, and Jobs Act. Provides that it shall be the goal of this State that at least 20% of all food and food products purchased by State agencies and State-owned facilities shall be local farm or food products produced by socially disadvantaged farmers. Provides that the Local Food, Farms, and Jobs Council shall support and encourage that 10% of food and food products purchased by entities funded in part or in whole by State dollars shall be local farm or food products produced by socially disadvantaged farmers. Provides for a preference in the awarding of State contracts to socially disadvantaged farmers. Requires the Food, Farms, and Jobs Council to assist State agencies, State-owned facilities, and other entities with the purchase of local farm or food products produced by socially disadvantaged farmers and with the tracking and reporting of such purchases in order to meet specified goals. Requires the Council to facilitate and bolster access to more readily available healthy food options in areas considered to be a food desert, including support and expansion of programs utilizing local farm and food products to provide increased food options in such areas. Defines terms. Makes other changes.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/18/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  2/19/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/19/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/16/2021HouseAssigned to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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