Bill Sponsors: IL HB3440 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Illinois Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. Provides that provisions prohibiting the offer for sale of any bulk food in a manner other than to prevent direct handling of such items by the consumer shall not prohibit self-service by consumers provided that take-home containers, including bags, cups, and lids, provided for consumer use are stored and dispensed in a sanitary manner. Provides that a retailer may allow a consumer to fill or refill a personal container with bulk food if the dispensers used prevent the direct handling of the bulk food. Provides that county health departments and municipalities shall not prohibit the ability of a retailer to allow a consumer to fill or refill a personal container with bulk food if the dispensers used prevent the direct handling of the bulk food.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-0)

Status: (Passed) 2019-08-23 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0510 [HB3440 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]

Sponsors

NameTypeSponsorshipDistrictFinancialEncyclopediaBiography
Representative Will Guzzardi [D]PrimarySponsored BillsHD-039FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Karina Villa [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-049FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-017FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative William Davis [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-030FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Camille Lilly [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-078FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Heather Steans [D]PrimarySponsored BillsSD-007FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart

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