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 Bill Status of HB3557  103rd General Assembly


Short Description:  LOCAL FARM AND FOOD PRODUCTS

House Sponsors
Rep. Sonya M. Harper - Cyril Nichols - Lakesia Collins - Mary E. Flowers - Justin Slaughter, Kam Buckner and Will Guzzardi

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Doris Turner - Mattie Hunter, David Koehler, Napoleon Harris, III and Willie Preston)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/28/2023SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
30 ILCS 595/5
30 ILCS 595/10
30 ILCS 595/13 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Local Food, Farms, and Jobs Act. Defines terms. Provides that it shall be the goal of this State that at least 20% of all food and food products purchased by State agencies and State-owned facilities shall be local farm or food products produced by socially disadvantaged farmers. Provides for a preference in the awarding of State contracts to socially disadvantaged farmers. Requires State agencies to develop a system of tracking the purchase of farm fresh produce and food products as provided.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts provisions of the introduced bill. Makes a technical change in the introductory clause of a provision amending the Local Food, Farms, and Jobs Act.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/17/2023HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  2/17/2023HouseFirst Reading
  2/17/2023HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/28/2023HouseAssigned to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  3/7/2023HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Agriculture & Conservation Committee; 008-000-000
  3/8/2023HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/8/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kam Buckner
  3/21/2023HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  3/21/2023HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/22/2023HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  3/22/2023HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Cyril Nichols
  3/22/2023HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lakesia Collins
  3/22/2023HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  3/22/2023HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
  3/22/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  3/22/2023HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/22/2023HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  3/23/2023HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Agriculture & Conservation Committee; 009-000-000
  3/24/2023HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/24/2023HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/24/2023HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 087-015-000
  3/27/2023SenateArrive in Senate
  3/27/2023SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/27/2023SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Doris Turner
  3/27/2023SenateFirst Reading
  3/27/2023SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/18/2023SenateAssigned to Executive
  4/26/2023SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  4/26/2023SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  4/26/2023SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
  4/27/2023SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Willie Preston
  4/28/2023SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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