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 Bill Status of HB2510  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  FOOD HANDLING-ALLERGEN SAFETY

House Sponsors
Rep. Sara Feigenholtz - Elizabeth Hernandez - Sonya M. Harper

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Antonio Muņoz - Kimberly A. Lightford and Napoleon Harris, III)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/25/2017HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0367

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
410 ILCS 625/3from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 333


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Food Handling Regulation Enforcement Act. Provides that all food service establishments shall have at least one certified food service sanitation manager who has undergone training that follows nationally recognized industry standards for allergen safety and allergen awareness available on the premises at all times that the food service establishment is in operation. Provides that all individuals seeking food service sanitation manager certification or food service sanitation manager recertification shall undergo training that follows nationally recognized industry standards for allergen safety and allergen awareness. Provides that any costs for the allergen safety and allergen awareness training shall be borne by the individual seeking the training. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
410 ILCS 625/3
Adds reference to:
410 ILCS 625/3.07 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Food Handling Regulation Enforcement Act. Adds provisions concerning allergen awareness training. Provides that unless otherwise provided, all persons in charge employed by a restaurant must receive or obtain training in basic allergen awareness principles within 30 days after employment and every 3 years thereafter. Provides that training programs must be accredited by specified agencies, or otherwise approved by the Department of Public Health. Provides that there is no limit to how many times an employee may take the training. Provides that allergen awareness training must cover and assess knowledge of specified topics. Contains provisions concerning the approval of certain training programs by the Department. Provides that any and all documents, materials, or information related to a restaurant or business allergen awareness training module submitted to the Department is confidential and shall not be open to public inspection or dissemination and is exempt from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act. Provides that the regulation of allergen awareness training is considered to be an exclusive function of the State, and local regulation is prohibited. Limits the exercise of power by home rule units. Provides that the provisions concerning allergen awareness training apply beginning January 1, 2018 and provides that from January 1, 2018 through July 1, 2018, enforcement of the provisions shall be limited to education and notification of requirements to encourage compliance. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill as amended by House Amendment No. 1 with the following changes: Provides that provisions concerning allergen awareness training do not apply to any multi-state business that has a food handler training program that follows specified guidelines, an individual that receives food handler training in accordance with the rules adopted under the Food Handling Regulation Enforcement Act, or certain kinds of facilities. Removes language providing that certain programs submitted under specified provisions and not approved within 180 days after the Department of Public Health's receipt of the business application shall automatically be considered approved. Removes references to the Department approving training programs. Makes changes to the definition of "restaurant". Defines "certified food service sanitation manager". Removes the definition for "person in charge". Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 3
Adds reference to:
410 ILCS 625/3.06

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill as amended by House Amendment No. 1 with the following changes: Provides that provisions concerning allergen awareness training do not apply to a multi-state business or a franchisee that has a food handler training program that follows specified guidelines, an individual that receives food handler training in accordance with the rules adopted under the Food Handling Regulation Enforcement Act, or certain kinds of facilities. Removes language providing that certain programs submitted under specified provisions and not approved within 180 days after the Department of Public Health's receipt of the business application shall automatically be considered approved. Removes references to the Department approving training programs. Makes changes to the definition of "restaurant". Defines "certified food service sanitation manager". Removes the definition for "person in charge". Further amends the Food Handling Regulation Enforcement Act. Provides that the Department shall approve the training program of any multi-state business or a franchisee, as defined in the Franchise Disclosure Act of 1987, of any multi-state business (rather than, approve the training program of any multi-state business) with a plan that follows specified guidelines and is on file with the Department by August 1, 2017 (rather than March 31, 2015). Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/7/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  2/8/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/8/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2017HouseAssigned to Consumer Protection Committee
  2/22/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  2/22/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  2/23/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Consumer Protection Committee
  3/7/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  3/28/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Consumer Protection Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/28/2017HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Consumer Protection Committee; 005-000-000
  3/29/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/25/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  4/25/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/26/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Consumer Protection Committee
  4/26/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/26/2017HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/27/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Consumer Protection Committee; 003-002-000
  4/28/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  5/2/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  5/15/2017HouseApproved for Consideration Rules Committee; 003-000-000
  5/15/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/15/2017HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 26, 2017
  5/15/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  5/15/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/16/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Rules Refers to Consumer Protection Committee
  5/16/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommends Be Adopted Consumer Protection Committee; 005-000-000
  5/17/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  5/17/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted
  5/17/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/17/2017HouseRemoved from Short Debate Status
  5/17/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Standard Debate
  5/17/2017HouseThird Reading - Standard Debate - Passed 077-032-000
  5/17/2017SenateArrive in Senate
  5/17/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  5/17/2017SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muņoz
  5/17/2017SenateFirst Reading
  5/17/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/18/2017SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  5/22/2017SenateAssigned to Executive
  5/23/2017SenateWaive Posting Notice
  5/25/2017SenateDo Pass Executive; 014-002-000
  5/25/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading
  5/25/2017SenateSecond Reading
  5/25/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 26, 2017
  5/26/2017SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
  5/30/2017SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
  5/30/2017SenateThird Reading - Passed; 034-016-000
  5/30/2017HousePassed Both Houses
  6/28/2017HouseSent to the Governor
  8/25/2017HouseGovernor Approved
  8/25/2017HouseEffective Date August 25, 2017
  8/25/2017HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0367

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