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 Bill Status of HB5040  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  CHILD-SAFE CHEMICALS ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson - Mike Fortner and Sandra M. Pihos

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Mattie Hunter - Terry Link - Linda Holmes - Jacqueline Y. Collins, William Delgado and Martin A. Sandoval)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/29/2010HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-1379

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Child-Safe Chemicals Act. Regulates the sale and distribution of children's products or product components containing cadmium and priority chemicals of high concern. Designates cadmium as a priority chemical. Requires manufacturers and trade associations to report to the Environmental Protection Agency. Sets forth the responsibilities of the Agency. Provides for exemptions. Requires the Agency to create an interstate clearinghouse. Contains provisions for implementation and enforcement. Contains other provisions. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
New Act
30 ILCS 105/5.756 new

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Cadmium-Free Kids Act. Provides that beginning July 1, 2011, no person may manufacture, knowingly sell, offer for sale, distribute for sale, or distribute for use in this State children's jewelry containing cadmium at more than 0.004 percent by weight (40 parts per million). Provides that the Environmental Protection Agency is authorized to participate, along with other states and governmental entities, in an interstate clearinghouse to promote safer chemicals in consumer products. Sets forth provisions concerning implementation and exemption. Provides that the Attorney General is responsible for administering and ensuring compliance with the Act. Sets forth provisions concerning enforcement and penalties. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Attorney General's State Projects and Court Ordered Distribution Fund. Contains other provisions. Effective immediately.

 Fiscal Note, House Committee Amendment No. 1 (Office of the Attorney General)
 Fiscal Impact: Minimal

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Cadmium-Safe Kids Act. Provides that no person may manufacture, knowingly sell, offer for sale, distribute for sale, or distribute for use children's jewelry containing cadmium in any paint or surface coating or accessible substrate that exceeds 75 parts per million. Provides that the provisions concerning only apply to products that are manufactured after July 1, 2011. Provides that the Environmental Protection Agency is authorized to participate, along with other states and governmental entities, in an interstate clearinghouse to promote safer chemicals in consumer products. Sets forth provisions concerning implementation and exemption. Provides that the Attorney General is responsible for administering and ensuring compliance with the Act. Sets forth provisions concerning enforcement and penalties. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Attorney General's State Projects and Court Ordered Distribution Fund. Contains other provisions. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 3
Deletes from the definition of "manufacturer" a person whose brand name is affixed to the product. Provides that in the case of a product that was imported into the United States, "manufacturer" includes the importer or domestic distributor of the product if the person who manufactured (instead of manufactured or assembled) the product does not have a presence in the United States.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Makes a change to the definition of "children's jewelry".

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/22/2010HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  1/22/2010HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Fortner
  1/25/2010HouseFirst Reading
  1/25/2010HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/3/2010HouseAssigned to Environmental Health Committee
  3/11/2010HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Environmental Health Committee
  3/11/2010HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Environmental Health Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/11/2010HouseMotion Do Pass as Amended - Lost Environmental Health Committee; 007-003-000
  3/11/2010HouseRemains in Environmental Health Committee
  3/11/2010HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Environmental Health Committee; 014-000-000
  3/11/2010HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/12/2010HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Fiscal Note Requested as Amended by Rep. William B. Black
  3/17/2010HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
  3/22/2010HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  3/22/2010HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/23/2010HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  3/23/2010HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/24/2010HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Environmental Health Committee
  3/24/2010HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Rules Refers to Environmental Health Committee
  3/24/2010HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Environmental Health Committee; 008-000-000
  3/24/2010HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommends Be Adopted Environmental Health Committee; 008-000-000
  3/25/2010HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/25/2010HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  3/26/2010HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted by Voice Vote
  3/26/2010HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted by Voice Vote
  3/26/2010HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/26/2010HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 108-000-000
  3/26/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  4/6/2010SenateArrive in Senate
  4/6/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/6/2010SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  4/6/2010SenateFirst Reading
  4/6/2010SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/6/2010SenateAssigned to Public Health
  4/15/2010SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. William Delgado
  4/16/2010SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Mattie Hunter
  4/16/2010SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/20/2010SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Public Health
  4/20/2010SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/20/2010SenateDo Pass as Amended Public Health; 008-000-000
  4/20/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 21, 2010
  4/21/2010SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  4/21/2010SenateSecond Reading
  4/21/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 22, 2010
  4/22/2010SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Terry Link
  4/22/2010SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  4/27/2010SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-000-000
  4/27/2010HouseArrived in House
  4/27/2010HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
  4/28/2010HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  4/28/2010HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/3/2010HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  5/3/2010SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/3/2010HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 113-000-000
  5/3/2010HousePassed Both Houses
  6/1/2010HouseSent to the Governor
  7/29/2010HouseGovernor Approved
  7/29/2010HouseEffective Date July 29, 2010
  7/29/2010HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-1379

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