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 Bill Status of HB4653  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  BULK FOOD HANDLING-CONTAINERS

House Sponsors
Rep. Will Guzzardi

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/7/2018HouseReferred 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. Provides that provisions prohibiting the offer for sale of any bulk food in a manner other than to prevent direct handling of such items by the consumer shall not prohibit self-service by consumers provided that take-home containers, including bags, cups, and lids, provided for consumer use are stored and dispensed in a sanitary manner. Allows a retailer to permit a consumer to fill or refill a personal container with bulk food if the dispensers used prevent the direct handling of the bulk food. Provides that the risk that the consumer's personal container is unsafe, impure, contaminated, or in a nonsterile condition when it is filled or refilled by the consumer or used in a manner that contaminates the bulk food shall be borne solely by the consumer, and, except for warranties, no liability shall attach to the manufacturer, seller, or dispenser of the container. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/7/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Will Guzzardi
  2/7/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/7/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee

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