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 Bill Status of HB5534  101st General Assembly

Short Description:  FOOD & DRUG-CONTAINERS

House Sponsors
Rep. Jonathan "Yoni" Pizer

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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. In provisions regarding the handling of bulk food: replaces references to personal containers with references to consumer-owned containers; provides that clean consumer-owned containers provided or returned to a restaurant or retailer for filling may be filled and returned to the same consumer if the consumer-owned container is filled by either an employee of the restaurant or retailer or the owner of the consumer-owned container; requires consumer-owned containers filled to be designed and constructed for reuse in accordance with a specified provision of the 2017 Food Code; requires restaurants and retailers to meet specified requirements. Provides that consumer-owned containers that are not food-specific may be filled at a beverage vending machine or system; requires the Department of Public Health to produce materials for restaurants and retailers indicating that consumer-owned containers are not prohibited for use under Illinois law and specifying best practices for food safety requirements for such containers. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/14/2020HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  2/18/2020HouseFirst Reading
  2/18/2020HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/3/2020HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Jonathan "Yoni" Pizer
  3/13/2020HouseAssigned to Energy & Environment Committee
  6/23/2020HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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