IL HB3335 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 9-0)
Status: Introduced on February 15 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-09-14 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


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.

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2020-09-14HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
2020-06-23HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2020-02-25HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
2020-02-19HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan "Yoni" Pizer
2020-02-19HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
2020-02-19HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary Edly-Allen
2020-02-19HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
2020-02-19HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Morgan
2020-02-05HouseTo Sales, Amusement & Other Taxes Subcommittee
2020-01-28HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
2020-01-28HouseAssigned to Revenue & Finance Committee
2020-01-15HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
2019-03-29HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2019-03-14HouseTo Sales, Amusement & Other Taxes Subcommittee
2019-03-13HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
2019-03-05HouseAssigned to Revenue & Finance Committee
2019-02-15HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2019-02-15HouseFirst Reading
2019-02-15HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Ann M. Williams

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
301055.891New CodeSee Bill Text
5555-1184New CodeSee Bill Text
65511-42-17New CodeSee Bill Text

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