Bill Status of SB4147 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: SCH CD-HALAL FOOD ACT
Sen. Ram Villivalam
| 2/7/2022||Senate||Referred to Assignments|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Requires each school board to provide for a program by which halal food options are offered in public school cafeterias by request. Provides further requirements concerning the provision of halal food in public schools. Defines "halal". Amends the Halal Food Act. Provides that any State-owned or State-operated facility that provides food services or cafeteria services for which food products are provided or offered for sale shall, upon request provided with reasonable notice, also offer halal food options at such facility. Provides that any halal food product offered shall be certified as halal by a State-approved organization or purchased from a State-approved halal-certified vendor. Provides that any person, organization, or vender falsely representing a food product it provides as halal or falsely representing itself as a halal-certified vendor shall be subject to penalty under the Act. Provides for the adoption of rules.