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 Bill Status of SB2472  95th General Assembly


Short Description:  LQR CNTRL-ALCOPOP LABEL

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Heather Steans - Mattie Hunter - M. Maggie Crotty - Louis S. Viverito - Christine Radogno, Jacqueline Y. Collins, Susan Garrett, Iris Y. Martinez, Ira I. Silverstein and Dan Kotowski

House Sponsors
(Rep. Greg Harris - Naomi D. Jakobsson - Daniel J. Burke)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/19/2008SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0860

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
235 ILCS 5/6-35


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Liquor Control Act of 1934. Changes the definition of "alcopop" to include an energy drink containing alcohol or other stimulants, including, but not limited to, caffeine, guarana, taurine, or ginseng. Provides that no entity shall sell alcopop beverages for consumption unless the alcopop beverage containers, cartons, wrappers, case, packaging, and labels contain or have imprinted on a sticker firmly affixed to the packaging that contains specific information. Sets forth the specific requirements for the content and format for the labeling of alcopop beverages. Provides that nothing in the provision shall be construed to be inconsistent with any other provision of State or federal laws, rules, or regulations regarding the labeling of alcoholic beverages. Makes other changes. Effective January 1, 2009.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the contents of the introduced bill with the following changes. Provides that alcopop includes flavored alcoholic beverages where the beverage constitutes 0.5% or more of alcohol by volume and contains other stimulants (instead of an energy drink containing alcohol and other stimulants). Makes changes concerning the labeling provisions. Makes a technical correction. Effective January 1, 2009.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 3
Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the contents of the introduced bill with the following changes. Provides that "alcopop" includes alcohol malt beverages containing caffeine, guarana, taurine, or ginseng, where the beverage constitutes 0.5% or more of alcohol by volume (instead of an energy drink containing alcohol and other stimulants, including, but not limited to, caffeine, guarana, taurine, or ginseng). Makes changes concerning the labeling provisions. Makes changes concerning the advertising provisions. Effective January 1, 2009.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/15/2008SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Mattie Hunter
  2/15/2008SenateFirst Reading
  2/15/2008SenateReferred to Rules
  2/21/2008SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Heather Steans
  2/21/2008SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  2/27/2008SenateAssigned to Executive
  2/28/2008SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. M. Maggie Crotty
  2/28/2008SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Louis S. Viverito
  2/28/2008SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Christine Radogno
  2/28/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  2/28/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Susan Garrett
  3/13/2008SenateDo Pass Executive; 009-002-000
  3/13/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 1, 2008
  3/20/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  4/2/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  4/10/2008SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Heather Steans
  4/10/2008SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  4/11/2008SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Heather Steans
  4/11/2008SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules
  4/15/2008SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Executive
  4/16/2008SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 013-000-000
  4/16/2008SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Heather Steans
  4/16/2008SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules
  4/16/2008SenateSecond Reading
  4/16/2008SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Steans
  4/16/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 17, 2008
  4/16/2008SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Be Approved for Consideration Rules
  4/17/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Kotowski
  4/17/2008SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/17/2008SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted; Steans
  4/17/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  4/17/2008SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-000-000
  4/17/2008SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  4/18/2008HouseArrived in House
  4/18/2008HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/18/2008HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Greg Harris
  4/24/2008HouseFirst Reading
  4/24/2008HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/30/2008HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  4/30/2008HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel J. Burke
  5/6/2008HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  5/9/2008HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 23, 2008
  5/14/2008HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Executive Committee; 011-000-000
  5/14/2008HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/19/2008HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/19/2008HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/22/2008HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 109-000-000
  5/22/2008SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/20/2008SenateSent to the Governor
  8/19/2008SenateGovernor Approved
  8/19/2008SenateEffective Date January 1, 2009
  8/19/2008SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0860

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