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 Bill Status of HB1269  97th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Elaine Nekritz and Karen May

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
30 ILCS 105/5.786 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the BPA-Free Kids Act. Beginning June 1, 2012, prohibits the sale or distribution of reusable children's food or beverage containers that contain bisphenol-A. Beginning June 1, 2016, prohibits the sale or distribution of infant formula or baby food that is stored in a can, jar, or plastic container that contains bisphenol-A. Authorizes the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency and the Illinois Department of Public Health to participate in an interstate chemical safety clearinghouse. Requires certain notifications and imposes penalties. Provides for enforcement by the Attorney General. Defines "Agency", "baby food", "Department", "infant formula", "manufacturer", "person", and "reusable food or beverage container". Amends the State Finance Act to create the Attorney General's State Projects and Court Ordered Distribution Fund as a special fund in the State treasury.

DateChamber Action
  2/8/2011HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  2/8/2011HouseFirst Reading
  2/8/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/14/2011HouseAssigned to Environmental Health Committee
  3/4/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen May
  3/17/2011HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

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