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Full Text of SB2875  100th General Assembly




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1    AN ACT concerning agriculture.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Department of Agriculture Law of the Civil
5Administrative Code of Illinois is amended by adding Sections
6205-42, 205-43, 205-45, and 205-62 as follows:
7    (20 ILCS 205/205-42 new)
8    Sec. 205-42. Certification. The Department may develop and
9implement organic, identity preserved, and value-added
10certification processes and programs that guarantee a buyer
11that the certified Illinois products have traits and qualities
12that warrant a premium price or an increase in added value. The
13Department may adopt rules setting certification and licensing
14standards for persons to certify products under this Section.
15    (20 ILCS 205/205-43 new)
16    Sec. 205-43. Market access. The Department may (i) identify
17international and domestic consumer preferences, (ii) identify
18the new markets those preferences indicate, particularly for
19value-added products, (iii) identify preserved products, (iv)
20underwrite demonstrations on foreign soils, and (v) provide
21market analyses and trend projections to farmers and other
22interested persons.



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1    (20 ILCS 205/205-45)  (was 20 ILCS 205/40.36)
2    Sec. 205-45. "Illinois Product" label program. The
3Department has the power to administer the "Illinois Product"
4label program, whereby a label with the words "Illinois
5Product" on it may be placed on food and agribusiness
6commodities produced, processed, or packaged in Illinois. The
7definition of "Illinois Product" does not imply that the
8product meets the definition of "local farm or food products"
9as defined in the Local Food, Farms, and Jobs Act.
10(Source: P.A. 96-579, eff. 8-18-09.)
11    (20 ILCS 205/205-62 new)
12    Sec. 205-62. State agriculture planning agency. The
13Department is the State agriculture planning agency. The
14Department may accept and use planning grants or other
15financial assistance from the federal government (i) for
16statewide comprehensive planning work, including research and
17coordination activity directly related to agriculture needs;
18and (ii) for State and interstate comprehensive planning and
19research and coordination activity related to that planning.
20Grants shall be subject to the terms and conditions prescribed
21by the federal government.
22    (20 ILCS 205/205-46 rep.)
23    (20 ILCS 205/205-103 rep.)



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1    (20 ILCS 205/205-450 rep.)
2    Section 10. The Department of Agriculture Law of the Civil
3Administrative Code of Illinois is amended by repealing
4Sections 205-46, 205-103, and 205-450.
5    (30 ILCS 105/5.560 rep.)
6    Section 15. The State Finance Act is amended by repealing
7Section 5.560.
8    (505 ILCS 19/Act rep.)
9    Section 20. The Illinois AgriFIRST Program Act of 2001 is
11    (505 ILCS 50/Act rep.)
12    Section 25. The Dairy Statistics Act is repealed.
13    (505 ILCS 84/Act rep.)
14    Section 30. The Illinois Food, Farms, and Jobs Act is
16    (510 ILCS 105/Act rep)
17    Section 35. The Trichinosis Control Act is repealed.
18    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
19becoming law.



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2 Statutes amended in order of appearance
3    20 ILCS 205/205-42 new
4    20 ILCS 205/205-43 new
5    20 ILCS 205/205-45was 20 ILCS 205/40.36
6    20 ILCS 205/205-62 new
7    20 ILCS 205/205-46 rep.
8    20 ILCS 205/205-103 rep.
9    20 ILCS 205/205-450 rep.
10    30 ILCS 105/5.560 rep.
11    505 ILCS 19/Act rep.
12    505 ILCS 50/Act rep.
13    505 ILCS 84/Act rep.