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Full Text of HB4942  102nd General Assembly

HB4942 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
HB4942

 

Introduced 1/27/2022, by Rep. Barbara Hernandez

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
410 ILCS 620/21.6 new

    Amends the Illinois Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. Provides that each package or box containing menstrual products sold in the State shall contain a plain and conspicuous printed list of all ingredients with percentages of the components of the menstrual products. Provides that manufacturers of menstrual products shall provide labels for product dispensers that provide an individual with a single use menstrual product where the individual is not obtaining the menstrual product in its original package or box. Provides for civil penalties.


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A BILL FOR

 

HB4942LRB102 24262 CPF 33493 b

1    AN ACT concerning health.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The Illinois Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act is
5amended by adding Section 21.6 as follows:
 
6    (410 ILCS 620/21.6 new)
7    Sec. 21.6. Menstrual product labeling.
8    (a) As used in this Section:
9    "Ingredient" means a substance present in any quantity in
10the menstrual product.
11    "Menstrual product" means products used for the purpose of
12catching menstruation and vaginal discharge, including, but
13not limited to, tampons, pads, and menstrual cups. "Menstrual
14product" includes disposable or reusable products.
15    (b) Each package or box containing menstrual products sold
16in this State shall contain a plain and conspicuous printed
17list of all ingredients with percentages of the components of
18the menstrual products. The list shall either be printed on or
19affixed to the package.
20    (c) Manufacturers of menstrual products shall provide
21labels for product dispensers that provide an individual with
22a single use menstrual product where the individual is not
23obtaining the menstrual product in its original package or

 

 

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1box.
2    (d) The requirements of this Section apply in addition to
3any other labeling requirements established by any other
4provision of law.
5    (e) A manufacturer that violates this Section shall be
6subject to a civil penalty of $1000 per package or box sold in
7this State. If the manufacturer has failed to provide a label
8for product dispensers described in subsection (c), the
9manufacturer is in violation of this Section and a civil
10penalty of $1000 shall be imposed.