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 Bill Status of HB0078  96th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Sandy Cole - Sandra M. Pihos - Suzanne Bassi - Roger L. Eddy - LaShawn K. Ford, Elizabeth Coulson, Patricia R. Bellock, Keith Farnham, Monique D. Davis, Michael K. Smith, Kenneth Dunkin, Jim Sacia, Lisa M. Dugan, Jack D. Franks, Al Riley and Linda Chapa LaVia

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. David Koehler - Linda Holmes - Jacqueline Y. Collins)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/7/2009HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0153

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
30 ILCS 105/5.719 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Farm Fresh Schools Program Act. Provides that the Department of Agriculture, in cooperation with the State Board of Education and the Department of Public Health, shall create the Farm Fresh Schools Program. Provides that the intent of the Program is to reduce obesity and improve nutrition and public health, as well as strengthen local agricultural economies by increasing access to and promoting the consumption of locally grown fruits and vegetables in schools and increasing physical activities and programs that promote pupil wellness. Provides that the Department of Agriculture and the State Board of Education shall jointly administer a process to review grant proposals and award grants on a competitive basis to eligible applicants to implement the Program. Creates the Farm Fresh Schools Program Fund as a special fund in the State treasury.

DateChamber Action
  1/9/2009HousePrefiled with Clerk by Rep. Sandy Cole
  1/14/2009HouseFirst Reading
  1/14/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/4/2009HouseAssigned to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  2/5/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  2/5/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Suzanne Bassi
  2/5/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Roger L. Eddy
  2/5/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. LaShawn K. Ford
  2/5/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  2/5/2009HouseMoved to Suspend Rule 25 Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  2/5/2009HouseSuspend Rule 25 - Prevailed
  2/5/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  2/5/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith Farnham
  2/9/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  2/11/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael K. Smith
  2/11/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  2/18/2009HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Agriculture & Conservation Committee; 013-000-000
  2/19/2009HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/19/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Sacia
  2/19/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lisa M. Dugan
  2/24/2009HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  2/24/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  2/24/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  2/25/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
  2/25/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  2/25/2009HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 113-001-000
  2/25/2009SenateArrive in Senate
  2/25/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading February 26, 2009
  2/27/2009SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  3/4/2009SenateFirst Reading
  3/4/2009SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/22/2009SenateAssigned to Agriculture and Conservation
  4/29/2009SenateDo Pass Agriculture and Conservation; 008-000-000
  4/29/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 30, 2009
  4/30/2009SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  5/7/2009SenateSecond Reading
  5/7/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 12, 2009
  5/13/2009SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/13/2009SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-000-000
  5/13/2009HousePassed Both Houses
  6/11/2009HouseSent to the Governor
  8/7/2009HouseGovernor Approved
  8/7/2009HouseEffective Date January 1, 2010
  8/7/2009HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0153

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