101ST GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2019 and 2020
Introduced , by Rep. Mary Edly-Allen
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Amends the School Code. Requires the State Board of Education to
develop and implement a School Share Table Program, including guidelines
for the use of share tables in schools for kindergarten through grade 12.
Provides that the Program shall be implemented as a part of any
school-based child nutrition program administered by the State Board.
Requires guidelines for the use of share tables to be made available on the
website of the State Board on or before January 1, 2021. Provides for the
adoption of rules. Requires the use of share tables to comply with any
applicable local and State health and food safety requirements. Defines
"share tables". Effective immediately.
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AN ACT concerning education.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The School Code is amended by adding Section
2-3.182 as follows:
(105 ILCS 5/2-3.182 new)
School Share Table Program.
The State Board
of Education shall develop and implement a School Share Table
Program, including guidelines for the use of share tables in
schools for kindergarten through grade 12. The Program shall be
implemented as a part of any school-based child nutrition
program administered by the State Board. The guidelines for the
use of share tables established under this Section shall be
made available on the website of the State Board on or before
January 1, 2021. The State Board may adopt rules necessary for
the implementation and administration of the Program
established under this Section. The use of share tables as
provided under this Section shall comply with any applicable
local and State health and food safety requirements.
For the purposes of this Section, "share tables" means
tables or stations to which students may return whole food or
beverage items that they choose not to consume, allowing those
food and beverage items to then be made available for students