(410 ILCS 655/10)
(a) No person may operate a water-bottling plant or a
private water source in this
State, except pursuant to a license issued by the Department. Bottled water must be processed in conformance with 21 CFR Part 129 and must conform to 21 CFR Part 165. If a
person has a valid water-bottling plant license issued by the
Department, additional license fees for a private water source
operator based and operating at the same address
shall not be required.
(b) Any bottled water
produced by a private
water source or water-bottling plant that is not licensed in compliance with this Act is
misbranded and may be embargoed.
(c) It is unlawful for a water bottler, water distributor, water-vending
retail water facility, or private water source operator to
sell or otherwise distribute water that is unsafe for use or that is
misbranded as provided in the Illinois Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.
(d) The licensing of activities relating to bottled water as
provided in this Section is an exclusive power and function of the State. A
unit may not license any activities relating to bottled water
licensed under this Section. This subsection is a denial and limitation of home
powers and functions under subsection (h) of Section 6 of Article VII of the
(Source: P.A. 93-866, eff. 1-1-05.)