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 Bill Status of HB2914  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  HEAL ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Robyn Gabel - Laura Fine - Sonya M. Harper - Kelly M. Cassidy

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
35 ILCS 1010/1-45
30 ILCS 105/5.878 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) Act. Imposes a tax on distributors of sugar-sweetened beverages in the State at the rate of $0.01 per ounce. Contains provisions concerning the distribution of the proceeds from the tax. Creates a multi-sector Advisory Council for Health and Wellness to govern the distribution of the proceeds. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Illinois Wellness Fund. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Robyn Gabel
  2/9/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2017HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  3/8/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
  3/8/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  3/8/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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