Bill Status of HR0046 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: BLACK FARMERS-ILLINOIS
Rep. Sonya M. Harper, Nicholas K. Smith and Carol Ammons
| 4/23/2021||House||Resolution Adopted 099-000-000|
Synopsis As Introduced
Urges the Illinois Department of Agriculture to study the effects and the types of land loss to Black farmers. Calls for state support and capacity building for Black farming communities across the state and a dedication to helping grow agriculture in rural, urban, and suburban areas. States that Black farmers can play a leading role in our local healthy food system and create regional networks of jobs, food, and opportunities.