Bill Status of HB0647  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  FOOD & DRUG-CONTAINERS

House Sponsors
Rep. Denyse Wang Stoneback - Jonathan Carroll, Anne Stava-Murray, Kelly M. Cassidy and Deb Conroy

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
410 ILCS 620/3.15from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 503.15


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. In provisions regarding the handling of bulk food: replaces references to personal containers with references to consumer-owned containers; provides that clean consumer-owned containers provided or returned to a restaurant or retailer for filling may be filled and returned to the same consumer if the consumer-owned container is filled by either an employee of the restaurant or retailer or the owner of the consumer-owned container; requires consumer-owned containers filled to be designed and constructed for reuse in accordance with a specified provision of the 2017 Food Code; requires restaurants and retailers to meet specified requirements. Provides that consumer-owned containers that are not food-specific may be filled at a beverage vending machine or system; on or before January 1, 2022, requires the Department of Public Health to produce materials for restaurants and retailers indicating that consumer-owned containers are not prohibited for use under Illinois law and specifying best practices for food safety requirements for such containers. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/4/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Denyse Wang Stoneback
  2/8/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/8/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/26/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
  3/1/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  3/2/2021HouseAssigned to Consumer Protection Committee
  3/3/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  3/8/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  3/8/2021HouseTo Product Safety Subcommittee
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee