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SB 615 - Local Food, Farms and Jobs Act - Key Vote

Illinois Key Votes

Monique Davis voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Monique Davis made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Local Food, Farms and Jobs Act

Signed by Governor Pat Quinn
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (73-41) - (Key vote)

Title: Local Food, Farms and Jobs Act

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes the Department of Agriculture to establish a geo-coded electronic database and make it available on its website in order to facilitate the purchase of fresh produce and food products by schools.

Highlights:
-Requires the database to be developed in accordance with the Local Food, Farms, and Jobs Council with basic information provided, as follows (Sec. 30):
    -Allows schools to identify and contact agricultural producers that are interested in supplying schools in Illinois with fresh produce and food products; and -Inform agricultural producers of fresh produce and food products about schools in Illinois that are interested in purchasing those products.
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (39-16) - (Key vote)

Title: Local Food, Farms and Jobs Act

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes the Department of Agriculture to establish a geo-coded electronic database and make it available on its website in order to facilitate the purchase of fresh produce and food products by schools.

Highlights:
-Requires the database to be developed in accordance with the Local Food, Farms, and Jobs Council with basic information provided, as follows (Sec. 30):
    -Allows schools to identify and contact agricultural producers that are interested in supplying schools in Illinois with fresh produce and food products; and -Inform agricultural producers of fresh produce and food products about schools in Illinois that are interested in purchasing those products.
Note:

NOTE: THIS BILL WAS AMENDED BY STRIKING THE ENTIRETY OF THE ORIGINAL TEXT AND REPLACING IT WITH THE TEXT OF THE AMENDMENT. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Local Food, Farms and Jobs Act

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