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 Bill Status of SB1469  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  FARMERS' MARKETS-COTTAGE FOOD

Senate Sponsors
Sen. David Koehler - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Patricia Van Pelt - Linda Holmes - Dave Syverson, Kyle McCarter, Melinda Bush, Pamela J. Althoff, Steven M. Landek and Emil Jones, III

House Sponsors
(Rep. Daniel J. Burke )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
410 ILCS 625/3.3
410 ILCS 625/4


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Food Handling Regulation Enforcement Act. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall work with the Farmers' Market Task Force to address farmers' market vendor complaints regarding the reasonableness of local health departments' fees and sanitation provisions. Provides that farmers' market vendors shall provide effective means to maintain potentially hazardous food at or below a specified temperature. Provides that handwashing stations may be shared by farmers' market vendors. Makes additions to the list of non-potentially hazardous foods that are allowed in provisions concerning the regulation of cottage food operations. Removes an exemption from provisions concerning the regulation of cottage food operations that applies when the gross receipts from the sale of food do not exceed $36,000 in a calendar year. Provides that no later than December 31, 2017, the Department shall include in the Department's cottage food operation application form a statement containing specified content. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
410 ILCS 625/4

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes: Removes provisions concerning cottage food operations from the bill. Removes language requiring the Department of Public Health to work with the Farmers' Market Task Force to address farmers' market vendor complaints regarding the reasonableness of local health departments' fees and sanitation provisions. Provides that specified provisions concerning market vendors maintaining potentially hazardous food at or below a specified temperature and the sharing of handwashing stations shall be applied uniformly throughout the State, including to home rule units, except as otherwise provided in the Food Handling Regulation Enforcement Act. In provisions concerning market vendors maintaining potentially hazardous food at or below a specified temperature, provides that local health departments shall not be precluded from requiring an effective alternative form of cooling if a vendor is unable to maintain food at the appropriate temperature. Provides that handwashing stations may be shared by farmers' market vendors if handwashing stations are accessible to vendors.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. David Koehler
  2/9/2017SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/15/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  2/22/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  2/22/2017SenateAssigned to Public Health
  2/28/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  2/28/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dave Syverson
  3/2/2017SenatePostponed - Public Health
  3/9/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kyle McCarter
  3/17/2017SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 7, 2017
  3/23/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. David Koehler
  3/23/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/28/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Public Health
  3/28/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/29/2017SenateDo Pass as Amended Public Health; 008-000-000
  3/29/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 30, 2017
  4/4/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  4/6/2017SenateSecond Reading
  4/6/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 25, 2017
  4/25/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  4/26/2017SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  4/26/2017HouseArrived in House
  4/27/2017HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Steven A. Andersson
  4/27/2017HouseFirst Reading
  4/27/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/3/2017HouseAssigned to Business Incentives for Local Communities Committee
  5/4/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Steven M. Landek
  5/12/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  5/17/2017HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Daniel J. Burke
  5/19/2017HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
  5/26/2017HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
  5/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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