Full Text of HB1372 99th General Assembly
HB1372 99TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
99TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2015 and 2016
Introduced , by Rep. Michelle Mussman
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Amends the Sanitary Food Preparation Act. Requires that all premises
of a permitted food establishment, including indoor play areas, be kept
clean, fully operative, and in good repair. Sets forth specific
requirements for an owner or operator of a permitted food establishment
with an indoor play area. Sets forth mandatory procedures for when vomiting
or fecal accidents occur in or around an indoor play area. Sets forth
provisions concerning signage.
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning health.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Sanitary Food Preparation Act is amended by
adding Section 13.1 as follows:
(410 ILCS 650/13.1 new)
Indoor play areas.
(a) For the purposes of this Section:
"Clean" means free from sources of filth, including
dust and dirt and, by all reasonable means, all other
foreign or infectious contamination, and not deleterious
to health. "Clean" includes the absence of refuse, dirt,
filth, or waste products subject to decomposition.
"Elevated play component" means a play component that
is approached from above or below grade and that is part of
a composite play structure consisting of 2 or more play
components attached or functionally linked to create an
integrated unit providing more than one play space.
"Food establishment" means an operation that stores,
prepares, packages, serves, vends, or otherwise provides
food for human consumption at the retail level.
"Ground level play component" means a play component
that is approached and exited at the ground level.
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"Indoor play area" means any indoor play components
designed and constructed for children, including play
structures, ground level components, elevated play
components, and soft contained play equipment.
"Play area" means a portion of a site containing play
components designed and constructed for children.
"Play component" means an element intended to generate
specific opportunities for play, socialization, or
learning. Play components may be manufactured or natural
and may be stand alone or as part of a composite play
"Play structure" means any article that is used for
play, such as tunnels, slides, platforms, ladders, stairs,
steps, nets, ropes, inflatables, trampolines, webbing, and
"Sanitize" means the application of cumulative heat or
chemicals on surfaces that when evaluated for efficacy is
sufficient to yield a reduction rate of 5 logs, which is
equal to 99.9999% reduction of representative disease
microorganisms of public health importance.
"Soft contained play equipment" means a play structure
made up of one or more components where the user enters a
fully enclosed play environment that utilizes pliable
materials, including, but not limited to, plastic,
netting, and fabric.
(b) All premises of a permitted food establishment,
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including indoor play areas, shall be kept clean, fully
operative, and in good repair.
(c) The owner or operator of a permitted food establishment
with an indoor play area shall do all of the following:
(1) Meet the same standard of cleanliness that exists
for all other areas of the food facility, except food
handling and preparation areas.
(2) Display or provide upon request the permitted food
establishment's policy on maintenance of the play area and
the dates on which the play area was last inspected and
(3) Provide hand washing stations available for use by
the public in the establishment. The hand washing
facilities must be supplied with hot and cold water, hand
soap, and hand drying provisions.
(4) If hand washing facilities are not immediately
available in the play area, then a station or kiosk with
instant hand sanitizer must be provided in the indoor play
(5) Clean all surfaces of the play area in which
children come into contact as needed, but no less than once
per day using an aqueous solution for sanitizing that
conforms to the manufacturers' guidelines.
(6) Adopt procedures for employees to follow when
responding to vomiting or diarrheal incidents that involve
the discharge of vomitus or fecal matter onto the surface
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or in the vicinity of the play area. The procedures must
address the specific actions employees must take to
minimize the contamination and the exposure of employees,
consumers, food, and surfaces to vomitus and fecal matter
and incorporate Section 2-501.11 of the Public Health
Reasons Annex in the recent supplement to the 2009 FDA Food
Code for specific direction.
(d) When vomiting or fecal accidents occur in or around the
indoor play area, the following procedures must be followed:
(1) The indoor play area must be closed immediately.
(2) Disposable gloves must be worn during cleaning. A
disposable mask and cover gown or apron must be worn when
cleaning liquid material.
(3) The material must be wiped with towels and must be
disposed of in a plastic garbage bag.
(4) The affected area must be cleaned and sanitized
with a chlorine solution to eliminate viral organisms.
(5) The affected area must be allowed to air dry.
(6) The gloves and cover gown or apron must be
discarded in a plastic bag.
A permanent sign shall be posted that is clearly visible to
the public from the indoor play area. The sign shall state that
customers are prohibited from taking food into or eating food
on play structures. The sign shall encourage patrons to use the
hand sanitizer that is available in the indoor play area or
wash their hands if a hand washing sink is present in the
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indoor play area. The sign shall include contact information
for the management of the food establishment or contact
information for the local department of public health, or both.