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 Bill Status of SB2727  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  EPA-COSMETIC PRODUCT-MICROBEAD

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Heather A. Steans - Linda Holmes - Julie A. Morrison

House Sponsors
(Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr. - Kelly M. Cassidy - Naomi D. Jakobsson - Michael P. McAuliffe - Patricia R. Bellock, Scott Drury, Elgie R. Sims, Jr., Emanuel Chris Welch, Laura Fine, Deborah Conroy, Elaine Nekritz, Sam Yingling, Robyn Gabel, Robert F. Martwick, Kathleen Willis, Kenneth Dunkin, Ann Williams, Luis Arroyo, Camille Y. Lilly, Marcus C. Evans, Jr., Anna Moeller, Jack D. Franks, Carol A. Sente, Linda Chapa LaVia and Mike Fortner)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/9/2014SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0638

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
415 ILCS 5/1from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1001


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
415 ILCS 5/1
Adds reference to:
415 ILCS 5/52.5 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that no person shall produce, manufacture, sell, or offer for sale any personal cosmetic product that contains intentionally-added microbeads. Provides that any violation of this provision is a business offense punishable by a fine not to exceed $2,500 for each day during which the violation continues, and the person committing the violation may be enjoined from continuing the violation. Provides that, for a second or subsequent violation, the fine may not exceed $5,000 for each day during which the violation continues. Provides that a home rule unit may not regulate the sale of products containing microbeads. Effective on December 31, 2015.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Adds reference to:
415 ILCS 5/42from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1042

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Reinserts the provisions of the bill, as amended by Senate Amendment No. 1, except with the following changes: (1) changes the effective date to December 31, 2017 (instead of December 31, 2015); (2) provides additional legislative findings concerning synthetic plastic microbeads and their effect on the environment; (3) defines "synthetic plastic microbead", "plastic", and "personal care product"; (4) provides that effective December 31, 2017 (instead of December 31, 2015), no person shall manufacture for sale (instead of produce, manufacture, sell, or offer for sale) a personal care product (instead of personal cosmetic product) that contains synthetic plastic microbeads (instead of intentionally-added microbeads); (5) provides that effective December 31, 2018, no person shall accept for sale a personal care product that contains synthetic plastic microbeads; (6) removes a provision concerning fines for a violation of the prohibition; (7) removes a provision that a person may be enjoined from continuing a violation of the prohibition; (8) provides for a civil penalty of up to $1,000 for the first violation of the prohibition and a civil penalty of up to $2,500 for a second or subsequent violation of the prohibition; and (9) removes a provision that provides that a home rule unit may not regulate the sale of microbeads.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Removes a provision excluding over the counter drugs from the definition of "personal care product". Defines "over the counter drug". Provides that effective December 31, 2018, no person shall manufacture for sale an over the counter drug that contains synthetic plastic microbeads. Provides that effective December 31, 2019, no person shall accept for sale an over the counter drug that contains synthetic plastic microbeads.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/28/2014SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Linda Holmes
  1/28/2014SenateFirst Reading
  1/28/2014SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/20/2014SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Heather A. Steans
  3/13/2014SenateAssigned to Environment
  3/14/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Heather A. Steans
  3/14/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/20/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Environment
  3/21/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/21/2014SenateDo Pass as Amended Environment; 009-000-000
  3/21/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 25, 2014
  3/21/2014SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  3/27/2014SenateSecond Reading
  3/27/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 1, 2014
  4/1/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Heather A. Steans
  4/1/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  4/7/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Environment
  4/8/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Environment; 007-000-000
  4/8/2014SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/8/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Steans
  4/8/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  4/8/2014SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  4/8/2014SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-000-000
  4/9/2014HouseArrived in House
  4/9/2014HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  4/9/2014HouseFirst Reading
  4/9/2014HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/11/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  4/22/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  4/28/2014HouseAssigned to Consumer Protection Committee
  5/9/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  5/9/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/13/2014HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael P. McAuliffe
  5/13/2014HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  5/13/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Scott Drury
  5/13/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  5/13/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  5/13/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
  5/13/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah Conroy
  5/13/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  5/13/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  5/13/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  5/13/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert F. Martwick
  5/13/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  5/13/2014HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  5/13/2014HouseAlternate Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  5/13/2014HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  5/13/2014HouseAlternate Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  5/13/2014HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Consumer Protection Committee; 014-000-000
  5/13/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  5/14/2014HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/14/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  5/14/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/14/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  5/15/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Consumer Protection Committee
  5/15/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann Williams
  5/15/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
  5/15/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  5/15/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  5/20/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Consumer Protection Committee; 008-000-000
  5/21/2014HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/21/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  5/21/2014HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/21/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
  5/22/2014HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 116-000-000
  5/22/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  5/22/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol A. Sente
  5/22/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  5/22/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Fortner
  5/22/2014SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 2
  5/22/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 2 - May 23, 2014
  5/22/2014SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Heather A. Steans
  5/22/2014SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/27/2014SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Environment
  5/29/2014SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Environment; 008-000-000
  5/29/2014SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Senate Concurs 055-000-000
  5/29/2014SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/4/2014SenateSent to the Governor
  6/9/2014SenateGovernor Approved
  6/9/2014SenateEffective Date January 1, 2015
  6/9/2014SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0638

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