|Public Act 096-0620
||LRB096 06654 RLJ 16738 b
AN ACT concerning local government.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Counties Code is amended by adding Section
5-25026 as follows:
(55 ILCS 5/5-25026 new)
Locally grown foods.
Except in emergency
situations, including but not limited to a food-borne disease
outbreak, the board of health of a county or multi-county
health department may not discourage the purchase or
consumption of locally grown foods in relation to foods that
are not locally grown.
This Act takes effect upon