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AN ACT concerning education.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The School Code is amended by adding Section
2-3.182 as follows:
(105 ILCS 5/2-3.182 new)
School unused food sharing plan.
districts shall incorporate a food sharing plan for unused
food into their local wellness policy under Section 2-3.139.
The food sharing plan shall focus on needy students, with the
plan being developed and supported jointly by the district's
local health department. Participants in the child nutrition
programs, the National School Lunch Program and National
School Breakfast Program, the Child and Adult Care Food
Program (CACFP), and the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)
shall adhere to the provisions of the Richard B. Russell
National School Lunch Act, as well as accompanying guidance
from the U.S. Department of Agriculture on the Food Donation
Program, to ensure that any leftover food items are properly
donated in order to combat potential food insecurity in their
communities. For the purpose of this Section, "properly" means
in accordance with all federal regulations and State and local
health and sanitation codes.