Public Act 096-0620
SB0574 Enrolled LRB096 06654 RLJ 16738 b

    AN ACT concerning local government.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Counties Code is amended by adding Section
5-25026 as follows:
    (55 ILCS 5/5-25026 new)
    Sec. 5-25026. Locally grown foods. Except in emergency
situations, including but not limited to a food-borne disease
outbreak, the board of health of a county or multi-county
health department may not discourage the purchase or
consumption of locally grown foods in relation to foods that
are not locally grown.
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/24/2009