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 Bill Status of HB3948  101st General Assembly

Short Description:  OTC DIET PILLS

House Sponsors
Rep. Robyn Gabel

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
215 ILCS 5/424from Ch. 73, par. 1031

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Over the Counter Diet Pills Act. Prohibits the sale of over the counter diet pills to any person under 18 years of age. Provides that retail establishments selling over the counter diet pills must limit access, display, and provide access to over the counter diet pills designated by the Department of Public Health in specified manners. Provides that violations of the Act's provisions shall be punished as a business offense with a fine of no more than $2,000 and shall constitute an unfair method of competition and an unfair or deceptive act or practice under the Illinois Insurance Code. Requires the Department, in consultation with the United States Food and Drug Administration and stakeholders, to determine which over the counter diet pills shall have limited accessibility. Amends the Illinois Insurance Code to make a conforming change. Effective 180 days after becoming law.

DateChamber Action
  10/30/2019HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Robyn Gabel
  10/30/2019HouseFirst Reading
  10/30/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/28/2020HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  6/23/2020HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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