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Public Act 100-0844


Public Act 0844 100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY



Public Act 100-0844
SB2875 EnrolledLRB100 19680 SLF 34954 b

    AN ACT concerning agriculture.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Department of Agriculture Law of the Civil
Administrative Code of Illinois is amended by adding Sections
205-42, 205-43, 205-45, and 205-62 as follows:
    (20 ILCS 205/205-42 new)
    Sec. 205-42. Certification. The Department may develop and
implement organic, identity preserved, and value-added
certification processes and programs that guarantee a buyer
that the certified Illinois products have traits and qualities
that warrant a premium price or an increase in added value. The
Department may adopt rules setting certification and licensing
standards for persons to certify products under this Section.
    (20 ILCS 205/205-43 new)
    Sec. 205-43. Market access. The Department may (i) identify
international and domestic consumer preferences, (ii) identify
the new markets those preferences indicate, particularly for
value-added products, (iii) identify preserved products, (iv)
underwrite demonstrations on foreign soils, and (v) provide
market analyses and trend projections to farmers and other
interested persons.
    (20 ILCS 205/205-45)  (was 20 ILCS 205/40.36)
    Sec. 205-45. "Illinois Product" label program. The
Department has the power to administer the "Illinois Product"
label program, whereby a label with the words "Illinois
Product" on it may be placed on food and agribusiness
commodities produced, processed, or packaged in Illinois. The
definition of "Illinois Product" does not imply that the
product meets the definition of "local farm or food products"
as defined in the Local Food, Farms, and Jobs Act.
(Source: P.A. 96-579, eff. 8-18-09.)
    (20 ILCS 205/205-62 new)
    Sec. 205-62. State agriculture planning agency. The
Department is the State agriculture planning agency. The
Department may accept and use planning grants or other
financial assistance from the federal government (i) for
statewide comprehensive planning work, including research and
coordination activity directly related to agriculture needs;
and (ii) for State and interstate comprehensive planning and
research and coordination activity related to that planning.
Grants shall be subject to the terms and conditions prescribed
by the federal government.
    (20 ILCS 205/205-46 rep.)
    (20 ILCS 205/205-103 rep.)
    (20 ILCS 205/205-450 rep.)
    Section 10. The Department of Agriculture Law of the Civil
Administrative Code of Illinois is amended by repealing
Sections 205-46, 205-103, and 205-450.
    (30 ILCS 105/5.560 rep.)
    Section 15. The State Finance Act is amended by repealing
Section 5.560.
    (505 ILCS 19/Act rep.)
    Section 20. The Illinois AgriFIRST Program Act of 2001 is
    (505 ILCS 50/Act rep.)
    Section 25. The Dairy Statistics Act is repealed.
    (505 ILCS 84/Act rep.)
    Section 30. The Illinois Food, Farms, and Jobs Act is
    (510 ILCS 105/Act rep)
    Section 35. The Trichinosis Control Act is repealed.
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.
Statutes amended in order of appearance
    20 ILCS 205/205-42 new
    20 ILCS 205/205-43 new
    20 ILCS 205/205-45was 20 ILCS 205/40.36
    20 ILCS 205/205-62 new
    20 ILCS 205/205-46 rep.
    20 ILCS 205/205-103 rep.
    20 ILCS 205/205-450 rep.
    30 ILCS 105/5.560 rep.
    505 ILCS 19/Act rep.
    505 ILCS 50/Act rep.
    505 ILCS 84/Act rep.

Effective Date: 8/14/2018