(30 ILCS 500/55-20)
    Sec. 55-20. Contracts for food donation; food donation policy.
    (a) After the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 99th General Assembly, a public entity shall not enter into a contract to purchase food with a bidder or offeror if the bidder's or offeror's contract terms prohibit the public entity from donating food to food banks, including, but not limited to, homeless shelters, food pantries, and soup kitchens.
    (b) Each State agency entering into or maintaining a contract for the purchase of food under this Code shall adopt a policy that permits the donation of leftover food procured by State funds. The policy shall address any daily food operations run by the agency, including one-time events, and shall contain a list of nearby soup kitchens, food pantries, and other non-profit organizations where leftover food can be donated. Each State agency shall circulate its policy to all agency employees, and submit its food donation policy to the Department of Central Management Services on an annual basis beginning December 31, 2018.
(Source: P.A. 99-552, eff. 7-15-16; 100-709, eff. 8-3-18.)