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 Bill Status of HB2379  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  FOOD-DRUG-ENERGY DRINKS

House Sponsors
Rep. Luis Arroyo - Laura Fine - Robyn Gabel - Michael J. Zalewski - John D'Amico and Monique D. Davis

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
410 ILCS 620/3.24 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. Defines "energy drink" as any soft drink with a caffeine level of 6 mg or more per ounce. Provides that it is unlawful in this State for any person to sell, offer for sale, or deliver an energy drink to a person under 18 years of age. Provides that in addition to any other remedies provided by law, the Director of Public Health is authorized to file a complaint and apply to the circuit court for, and such court may upon hearing and for cause shown grant, a temporary restraining order or preliminary or permanent injunction restraining any person from violating the provision concerning energy drinks.

House Committee Amendment No. 2
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Sets forth the General Assembly's findings concerning the sale of energy drinks to minors. Defines "energy drink" as a beverage that contains the following ingredients or any combination of the following ingredients: (1) taurine, naturally occurring or synthesized; (2) guarana, including any extract or product of the plant or the seed of the plant; (3) glucuronolactone; and (4) any extract, herb, or tuber of any species of ginseng. Provides that it is unlawful in this State for any person to sell, offer for sale, or deliver an energy drink to a person under 18 years of age. Provides that the Director of Public Health is authorized to file a complaint and apply to the circuit court for, and such court may upon hearing and for cause shown grant, a temporary restraining order or preliminary or permanent injunction restraining any person from violating the provision concerning the Sale of energy drinks to minors.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/20/2013HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Luis Arroyo
  2/20/2013HouseFirst Reading
  2/20/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/25/2013HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  2/26/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Luis Arroyo
  2/26/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  2/28/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Human Services Committee
  2/28/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
  3/6/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Luis Arroyo
  3/6/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/8/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  3/8/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  3/8/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John D'Amico
  3/11/2013HouseRe-assigned to Executive Committee
  3/11/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 18(f) Rules to Re-assign to Executive Committee
  3/13/2013HouseRe-assigned to Human Services Committee
  3/13/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Human Services Committee
  3/13/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Re-assigned to Human Services Committee
  3/20/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Adopted in Human Services Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/20/2013HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 009-005-000
  3/20/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  3/20/2013HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/9/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  4/9/2013HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/9/2013HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/19/2013HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

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