Bill Status of HB4615  102nd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Jonathan Carroll

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2023HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
30 ILCS 105/5.970 new
30 ILCS 500/45-23 new
410 ILCS 620/16.10 new
415 ILCS 5/21.8 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Carryout Bag Fee Act. Provides that a carryout bag fee of $0.10 is imposed on each carryout bag used by a customer at retail establishments with specified amounts allocated to specified entities and State funds. Contains other provisions. Amends the State Finance Act making conforming changes. Amends the Illinois Procurement Code. Prohibits the procurement and use of single-use plastic disposable foodware at State parks, natural areas, colleges and universities, and the Illinois State Fair. Amends the Illinois Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. Provides that a full service restaurant or quick service restaurant shall not provide single-use plastic disposable foodware items to a consumer ordering or purchasing dine-in food unless requested by the consumer. Contains other requirements and provides civil penalties for any violations. Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that on and after January 1, 2023, no restaurant or retail establishment may distribute a plastic carryout bag.

DateChamber Action
  1/19/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  1/21/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/21/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2023HouseSession Sine Die