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 Bill Status of HB1546  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  FOOD HANDLING-SANITATION MGR

House Sponsors
Rep. Kelly Burke - Sara Feigenholtz, Michael W. Tryon and William Davis

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
410 ILCS 625/3from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 333
410 ILCS 625/3.05 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Food Handling Regulation Enforcement Act. Provides that beginning July 1, 2014, any individual seeking a food service sanitation manager certificate or a food service sanitation manager instructor certificate must complete a minimum of 8 hours of Department of Public Health-approved training, inclusive of the examination, and receive a score of at least 75% on the examination. Provides that for purposes of certification and recertification for food service sanitation manager certification, the Department shall accept only Department-approved training and exams accredited under standards developed and adopted by the Conference for Food Protection or its successor. Provides that the Department shall award an Illinois certificate to anyone presenting a valid certificate issued by another state, so long as the holder of the certificate provides proof of having passed an examination accredited under standards developed and adopted by the Conference for Food Protection or its successor. Sets forth provisions concerning reciprocity. Provides that all food handlers, other than someone holding a food service sanitation manager certificate, must receive training in basic safe food handling principles within 30 days after employment. Sets forth the subject matter that is to be covered in training and the requirements concerning departmental approval. Provides that food handler training is considered to be an exclusive function of the State, and local programs are prohibited. Preempts home rule. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/11/2013HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kelly Burke
  2/13/2013HouseFirst Reading
  2/13/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/19/2013HouseAssigned to Health Care Licenses Committee
  2/27/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael W. Tryon
  3/1/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  3/6/2013HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Health Care Licenses Committee; 010-000-000
  3/6/2013HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/7/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  3/7/2013HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  4/18/2013HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/18/2013HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/19/2013HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  5/20/2013HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 24, 2013
  5/20/2013HouseApproved for Consideration Rules Committee; 003-001-000
  5/20/2013HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/24/2013HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

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