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 Bill Status of HB3093  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  EPA-FOOD WASTE REDUCTION

House Sponsors
Rep. Sonya M. Harper - Carol Ammons

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
30 ILCS 105/5.935 new
415 ILCS 5/22.34a new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Presents the findings of the General Assembly. Establishes a goal of the State to reduce by 50% the amount of food waste generated annually by 2030. Provides that the goal includes reducing the amount of edible food that is wasted. Provides that, by October 1, 2022, the Environmental Protection Agency, in consultation with the Department of Agriculture and the Department of Public Health, must develop and adopt a State Wasted Food Reduction and Food Waste Diversion Plan designed to achieve the goal. Provides requirements for the Plan. Creates the Waste Reduction, Recycling, and Litter Control Fund to be used for specified purposes regarding litter and food waste reduction. Makes a conforming change in the State Finance Act. Contains other provisions. Effective January 1, 2022.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/18/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  2/19/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/19/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/15/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  3/16/2021HouseAssigned to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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