Bill Status of HB3335 101st General Assembly
Short Description: CARRYOUT BAG FEE ACT
Rep. Ann M. Williams, Kelly M. Cassidy, Bob Morgan, Michelle Mussman, Mary Edly-Allen, Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, Jonathan "Yoni" Pizer, Robyn Gabel and Barbara Hernandez
|Session Sine Die
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Carryout Bag Fee Act. Provides that a carryout bag fee of $0.10 is imposed on each carryout bag used by a customer at retail establishments, except in municipalities with a population greater than 1,000,000, with $0.03 being returned to the retail establishment, $0.04 into the Carryout Bag Fee Fund, $0.01 to the Prairie Research Institute of the University of Illinois, $0.01 into the Solid Waste Management Fund, and $0.01 into the Partners for Conservation Fund. Provides that the carryout bag fee does not apply to the retail sale or use of carryout bags that are used to carry items purchased under specified governmental food assistance programs. Repeals the new Act on January 1, 2026. Amends the State Finance Act making conforming changes. Amends the Counties Code and Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that a county or municipality may not ban, place a fee or tax on, or regulate in any other manner the use, disposition, content, taxation, or sale of carryout bags. Limits the applicability of the provisions as they relate to a county or municipality that charged a fee or tax on carryout bags on February 1, 2018 and specified recycling programs. Limits home rule powers.