Bill Status of HB4186 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: KRATOM CONSUMER PROTECTION
Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
| 2/18/2022||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Kratom Consumer Protection Act. Establishes safety requirements for the preparation, distribution, sale, and exposure for sale of Kratom products and extracts. Prohibits the preparation, distribution, sale, and exposure for sale of adulterated Kratom products and extracts. Provides that a processor of Kratom products that violates the Act is subject to an administrative penalty of not more than $5,000 for the first offense and not more than $10,000 for the second or subsequent offense. Provides that the penalty shall be collected by the Department of Public Health and paid into the Food and Drug Safety Fund. Upon the request of a person to whom an administrative penalty is issued, the Director of Public Health shall conduct a hearing in accordance with the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. Provides that a processor shall not distribute, sell, or expose for sale a Kratom product to a person under 18 years of age. Provides that a person who violates the age restrictions shall be punished as provided in the Kratom Control Act. Provides that a retailer does not violate the Act if it is shown by a preponderance of the evidence that the retailer relied in good faith upon the representations of a manufacturer, processor, packer, or distributor of food represented to be a Kratom product.