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Public Act 102-0082


Public Act 0082 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY



Public Act 102-0082
SB0189 EnrolledLRB102 02803 RJF 12811 b

    AN ACT concerning finance.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Illinois Procurement Code is amended by
changing Section 55-20 as follows:
    (30 ILCS 500/55-20)
    Sec. 55-20. Contracts for food donation; food donation
    (a) After the effective date of this amendatory Act of the
99th General Assembly, a public entity shall not enter into a
contract to purchase food with a bidder or offeror if the
bidder's or offeror's contract terms prohibit the public
entity from donating food to food banks, including, but not
limited to, homeless shelters, food pantries, and soup
    (b) Each State agency that purchases food through a
contract procured in accordance with entering into or
maintaining a contract for the purchase of food under this
Code shall adopt a policy that permits the donation of
leftover food purchased with procured by State funds. The
policy shall address any daily food operations run by the
agency, including one-time events, and shall contain a list of
nearby soup kitchens, food pantries, and other non-profit
organizations where leftover food can be donated. Each State
agency shall circulate its policy to all agency employees, and
submit its food donation policy to the Department of Central
Management Services on an annual basis beginning December 31,
(Source: P.A. 99-552, eff. 7-15-16; 100-709, eff. 8-3-18.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 7/9/2021