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 Bill Status of HB3085  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOODS

House Sponsors
Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez - Kelly Burke - Sam Yingling - Kelly M. Cassidy - Arthur Turner, Barbara Flynn Currie, Sara Feigenholtz, Laura Fine, Jaime M. Andrade, Jr., Ann Williams, Maria Antonia Berrios, Camille Y. Lilly, Emanuel Chris Welch and Jehan A. Gordon-Booth

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Mandatory Labeling of Genetically Modified Foods Act. Requires genetically engineered raw agricultural commodities and processed foods offered for retail sale to bear certain labels. Creates exemptions for certain classes of products. Grants the Illinois Department of Agriculture the authority to adopt rules necessary to implement the Act. Requires the Department to annually publish a list of raw agricultural commodities commonly cultivated in a genetically engineered form. Provides for enforcement of the Act by the Department and the Attorney General. Contains a severability provision. Effective January 1, 2014.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2013HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Deborah Mell
  2/26/2013HouseFirst Reading
  2/26/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/28/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly Burke
  3/7/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  3/7/2013HouseAssigned to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  3/7/2013HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly Burke
  3/7/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly Burke
  3/7/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  3/7/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  3/7/2013HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  3/7/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  3/13/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
  3/14/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Deborah Mell
  3/14/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/18/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  3/19/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
  3/22/2013HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  3/22/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  10/24/2013HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  12/18/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  2/20/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann Williams
  2/25/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios
  2/25/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  3/5/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  3/5/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan A. Gordon-Booth
  3/6/2014HouseAssigned to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  3/6/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  3/28/2014HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  3/28/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

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