Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Provides that, if a grocery store or a supermarket shows the price of an item on a screen or other display at the point of sale, and the item is being sold at a discount to the regular price, the display must show both the regular price and the discounted price when the price of the item is first displayed on the screen, rather than delaying the showing of the discounted price until the total price of all items is displayed, with specified exceptions. Provides that failure to comply with those requirements constitutes an unlawful practice within the meaning of the Act.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Sale Price Ad Act. Defines "retail mercantile establishment" to mean a retailer where 55% or more of its gross sales include nonprescription medicines and any cooked or uncooked article of food, beverage, alcohol, confection, or condiment, used for or intended to be used for human consumption off premises. Provides that if a discount is offered for an item, the retail mercantile establishment shall provide (i) the original price and the discounted price; (ii) the original price and a credit or reduction of the advertised savings; (iii) the amount saved or the amount reduced as a percentage; or (iv) any other format for showing the advertised savings of the discount to the consumer. Specifies exceptions. Denies home rule powers. Provides that a person or retail mercantile establishment shall not be fined in excess of $500 per year for violations under the Act. Effective immediately.