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Full Text of HB2861  100th General Assembly

HB2861 100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2017 and 2018
HB2861

 

Introduced , by Rep. Luis Arroyo

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
410 ILCS 620/3.24 new

    Amends the Illinois Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. 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.


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FISCAL NOTE ACT MAY APPLY

 

 

A BILL FOR

 

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1    AN ACT concerning public health.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The Illinois Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act is
5amended by adding Section 3.24 as follows:
 
6    (410 ILCS 620/3.24 new)
7    Sec. 3.24. Sale of energy drinks to minors.
8    (a) The General Assembly finds the following:
9        (1) The effects of energy drinks, when taken in
10    excessive doses, include increased heart rates, anxiety,
11    jitteriness, headache, and fatigue.
12        (2) Children younger than 18 years of age may have a
13    lower tolerance for increased heart rates, anxiety,
14    jitteriness, headache, and fatigue caused by energy drinks
15    than those over the age of 18.
16        (3) Children younger than 18 years of age are more
17    susceptible to the harmful effects of stimulants because
18    their bodies are less developed than adults.
19    (b) For the purpose of this Section, "energy drink" means a
20beverage that contains the following ingredients:
21        (1) taurine, naturally occurring or synthesized;
22        (2) guarana, including any extract or product of the
23    plant or the seed of the plant;

 

 

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1        (3) glucuronolactone; and
2        (4) any extract, herb, or tuber of any species of
3    ginseng.
4    (c) It is unlawful in this State for any person to sell,
5offer for sale, or deliver an energy drink to a person under 18
6years of age.
7    (d) In addition to any other remedies provided by law, the
8Director is authorized to file a complaint and apply to the
9circuit court for, and such court may upon hearing and for
10cause shown grant, a temporary restraining order or preliminary
11or permanent injunction restraining any person from violating
12any provision of this Section.