Bill Status of HB2914 97th General Assembly
Short Description: HEAL ACT
Rep. Robyn Gabel - Laura Fine - Sonya M. Harper - Kelly M. Cassidy
| 1/8/2019||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) Act. Imposes a tax on distributors of sugar-sweetened beverages in the State at the rate of $0.01 per ounce. Contains provisions concerning the distribution of the proceeds from the tax. Creates a multi-sector Advisory Council for Health and Wellness to govern the distribution of the proceeds. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Illinois Wellness Fund. Effective immediately.