Bill Status of SB0692 93rd General Assembly
Short Description: NOTICE-FETAL ALCOHOL SYNDROM
Sen. James T. Meeks
| 1/11/2005||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
|20 ILCS 2310/2310-585 new|
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Liquor Control Act of 1934 and the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Requires all retailers who sell any alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises to post, in a conspicuous place, a sign which clearly reads: "Warning: Drinking alcoholic beverages during pregnancy can cause birth defects." Requires the Department of Revenue to make such warning signs available to retailers of alcoholic beverages. Permits the Department to charge a fee to cover printing, postage, and handling expenses. Provides that a violation of this provision is a Class C misdemeanor. Imposes a fine for violations of this prohibition. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall enforce this provision.