|Public Act 100-1092
|LRB100 16473 AXK 31602 b
AN ACT concerning education.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as the
Hunger-Free Students' Bill of Rights Act.
In this Act, "school" means any
public or private elementary or secondary school that
participates in a United States Department of Agriculture child
Reimbursable meal or snack.
(a) Every school in this State shall provide a federally
reimbursable meal or snack to a student of that school who
requests the meal or snack, regardless of whether the student
has the ability to pay for the meal or snack or owes money for
earlier meals or snacks. The school may not provide a student
requesting a meal or snack under this subsection (a) an
alternate meal or snack that is different from the other meals
or snacks provided to students in that school and may not
prohibit or prevent a student from accessing the school's meal
or snack services.
(b) If a student owes money for meals or snacks that is in
excess of the equivalent of the amount charged a student for 5