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 Bill Status of HB2486  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  HOME KITCHEN&COTTAGE FOOD OPS

House Sponsors
Rep. Michael W. Tryon - Reginald Phillips - Charles Meier - Kelly M. Cassidy - Robyn Gabel, Pamela Reaves-Harris, Laura Fine, Terri Bryant and Carol Ammons

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. David Koehler - Wm. Sam McCann - Heather A. Steans - Dale A. Righter, John M. Sullivan, Michael Noland, Melinda Bush, Andy Manar and Linda Holmes)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/30/2015HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0191

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
410 ILCS 625/3.3
410 ILCS 625/3.6
410 ILCS 625/4


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Food Handling Regulation Enforcement Act. Provides that a home kitchen operation does not include a person who produces or packages non-potentially hazardous baked goods for sale by a religious, charitable, or nonprofit organization for fundraising purposes. Adds additional requirements in order to qualify as a home kitchen operation. Makes changes concerning the jurisdiction of the local governing body over home kitchen operations. Defines a term. Removes a provision prohibiting certain types of jams and jellies from cottage food operations. Increases the gross receipt threshold of exempt food from $25,000 to $36,000. Allows the Department to adopt rules to implement the requirements of the amendatory Act.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Provides that a food package produced by a home kitchen operation must have a label or other written notice provided to the purchaser containing certain information.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/18/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Michael W. Tryon
  2/18/2015HouseFirst Reading
  2/18/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/25/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Reginald Phillips
  3/2/2015HouseAssigned to Consumer Protection Committee
  3/5/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles Meier
  3/10/2015HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Consumer Protection Committee; 016-000-000
  3/11/2015HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/12/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Michael W. Tryon
  3/12/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/13/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Michael W. Tryon
  3/13/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/16/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Consumer Protection Committee
  3/25/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Consumer Protection Committee; 016-000-000
  3/25/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  3/31/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Pamela Reaves-Harris
  3/31/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
  3/31/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Terri Bryant
  4/16/2015HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/16/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  4/16/2015HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/17/2015HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 105-000-000
  4/17/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  4/17/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  4/21/2015SenateArrive in Senate
  4/21/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/21/2015SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  4/21/2015SenateFirst Reading
  4/21/2015SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/28/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
  4/29/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. John M. Sullivan
  4/29/2015SenateAssigned to Public Health
  4/29/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Noland
  4/30/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
  4/30/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale A. Righter
  4/30/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  5/5/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Andy Manar
  5/6/2015SenateDo Pass Public Health; 007-000-000
  5/6/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 7, 2015
  5/6/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  5/14/2015SenateSecond Reading
  5/14/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 18, 2015
  5/19/2015SenateThird Reading - Passed; 055-000-000
  5/19/2015HousePassed Both Houses
  6/17/2015HouseSent to the Governor
  7/30/2015HouseGovernor Approved
  7/30/2015HouseEffective Date January 1, 2016
  7/30/2015HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0191

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