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 Bill Status of SB0629  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  ACCESS TO NUTRITION PROGRAM

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Dale Fowler

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/23/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 205/205-360 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Agriculture Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Agriculture shall conduct an access to nutritious food program to establish and operate projects and strategies that focus on: (1) distribution of fresh and nutritious food; and (2) education in food preparation and nutrition in food deserts. Provides that the Department shall promote the sharing of information concerning best practices and programs, including specified projects, that have proven to be effective in improving distribution of fresh and nutritious food and education in food preparation and nutrition in food deserts. Provides that the Department shall convene an annual meeting of nonprofit organizations and other interested parties to share best practices and information on programs, including specified projects, that have proven to be effective in improving distribution of fresh and nutritious food and education in food preparation and nutrition in food deserts. Defines "food desert" and "program".

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/24/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Dale Fowler
  2/24/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/24/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/3/2021SenateAssigned to Agriculture
  3/19/2021SenatePostponed - Agriculture
  4/16/2021SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 23, 2021
  4/23/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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