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 Bill Status of HB0476  95th General Assembly

Short Description:  SAFE COSMETICS ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Mary E. Flowers

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
5 ILCS 140/7from Ch. 116, par. 207

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Safe Cosmetics Act. Provides that beginning January 1, 2008, the manufacturer of any cosmetic product subject to regulation by the federal Food and Drug Administration that is sold in this State shall provide the Department of Public Health with a complete and accurate list of its cosmetic products that, as of the date of submission, are sold in the State and that contain any ingredient that is a chemical identified as causing cancer or reproductive toxicity. Provides that the Department may conduct investigations of cosmetic products that contain chemicals identified as causing cancer or reproductive toxicity or other ingredients of concern in order to determine potential health effects of exposure to such ingredients and may refer its findings to the Attorney General and the federal Food and Drug Administration for possible enforcement action pursuant to the Act and the federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. Amends the Freedom of Information Act to exempt certain information submitted to the Department pursuant to the Safe Cosmetics Act concerning cosmetic ingredients considered to be a trade secret. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/30/2007HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  2/1/2007HouseFirst Reading
  2/1/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/7/2007HouseAssigned to Health Care Availability and Access Committee
  3/23/2007HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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