Synopsis As Introduced Creates the Illinois Food, Farms, and Jobs Act and the Illinois Local and Organic Food and Farm Task Force. Sets out the composition of the Task Force. Provides that the Task Force shall develop a plan for expanding and supporting a State local and organic food system and for assessing and overcoming obstacles to an increase in locally grown food and local organic food production. Sets out the contents of the plan. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Illinois Local Organic Food and Farm Fund. Effective immediately.
Deletes the provisions creating the Illinois Local Organic Food and Farm Fund.
Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Provides that the Illinois Local and Organic Food and Farm Task Force shall be appointed by the Governor within 60 days after the effective date of the Act (instead of not providing a deadline for the appointment of the Task Force).