Bill Status of HB1600  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  TRANS FAT RESTRICTION ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. La Shawn K. Ford and Monique D. Davis

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Donne E. Trotter - Ira I. Silverstein - Iris Y. Martinez)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/26/2011SenateThird Reading - Lost; 013-040-001

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Trans Fat Restriction Act. Sets forth definitions for "food facility" and "trans fat". Provides that every food facility shall maintain the manufacturer's documentation for any food or food additive that is or includes any fat, oil, or shortening for as long as the food or food additive is stored, distributed, or served by the food facility or used in the preparation of food within the food facility. Provides that beginning on July 1, 2011, no oil, shortening, or margarine containing trans fat for use in spreads or frying, except for the deep frying of yeast dough or cake batter, may be stored, distributed, or served by a food facility or used in the preparation of food within a food facility. Provides that beginning on July 1, 2012, no food containing trans fat, including oil and shortening that contains trans fat for use in the deep frying of yeast dough or cake batter, may be stored, distributed, or served by a food facility or used in the preparation of food within a food facility. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall adopt rules to administer and enforce the Act.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Trans Fat Restriction Act. Provides that beginning on January 1, 2013, no food containing artificial trans fat may be served by a food facility or used in the preparation of food within a food facility. Provides that the prohibition shall not apply to foods containing only naturally occurring trans fat, food sold or served in a manufacturer's original sealed package, or food repackaged from the manufacturer's original sealed package. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall adopt rules to administer and enforce the Act.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Artificial Trans Fat Restriction Act. Sets forth the legislative purpose of the Act. Provides that beginning on January 1, 2013, no food containing artificial trans fat may be served by a food facility or used in the preparation of food within a food facility. Sets forth certain exemptions to the prohibition. Provides that beginning on January 1, 2013, no food containing artificial trans fat may be made available in a vending machine operated by or within a private school or public school district. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall adopt rules to administer and enforce the Act.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Exempts from the provision concerning artificial trans fat restrictions breads, cakes, pastries, fried cakes, doughnuts, and similar baked goods.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the engrossed bill with the following changes: excludes small businesses from the definition of "food facility" and provides that for the purposes of the Act, "small business" has the same meaning as ascribed to that term in the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/15/2011HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  2/15/2011HouseFirst Reading
  2/15/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2011HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  3/9/2011HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 010-001-000
  3/9/2011HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/10/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  3/10/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  3/10/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/15/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  3/17/2011HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/17/2011HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/7/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted by Voice Vote
  4/7/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/7/2011HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/7/2011HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/11/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  4/11/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/12/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-000-000
  4/12/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted by Voice Vote
  4/12/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/13/2011HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 073-043-000
  4/13/2011SenateArrive in Senate
  4/13/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 14, 2011
  4/13/2011SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  4/14/2011SenateFirst Reading
  4/14/2011SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/27/2011SenateAssigned to Public Health
  5/4/2011SenatePostponed - Public Health
  5/6/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. William Delgado
  5/6/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/10/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Public Health
  5/10/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  5/10/2011SenateDo Pass as Amended Public Health; 008-002-000
  5/10/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 11, 2011
  5/10/2011SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  5/12/2011SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  5/18/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  5/18/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  5/18/2011SenateSecond Reading
  5/18/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 19, 2011
  5/19/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Public Health
  5/23/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Public Health; 006-004-000
  5/26/2011SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/26/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Trotter
  5/26/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  5/26/2011SenateThird Reading - Lost; 013-040-001