Bill Status of HB3981  93rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. John A. Fritchey - Tom Cross - Eileen Lyons - David E. Miller - Kenneth Dunkin, Paul D. Froehlich, Ed Sullivan, Jr., Sandra M. Pihos, Jim Sacia, Mike Boland, Robin Kelly, Patricia R. Bellock, Jack D. Franks, William Davis and Terry R. Parke

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. John J. Cullerton - Kirk W. Dillard and Dave Syverson)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/30/2004HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 93-0848

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Illinois Commonsense Consumption Act. Provides that no person shall bring a qualified civil action in State court against any manufacturer, seller, or trade association of a qualified product. Defines "qualified civil action" to include a civil action brought by any person against a manufacturer or seller of a qualified product, or a trade association, for damages or injunctive relief based on a claim of injury resulting from a person's weight gain, obesity, or any health condition that is related to weight gain or obesity. Makes exceptions to the limited liability.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts provisions of the original bill. Removes references to manufacturers and trade associations.

DateChamber Action
  1/5/2004HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. John A. Fritchey
  1/6/2004HouseFirst Reading
  1/6/2004HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/15/2004HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Tom Cross
  1/15/2004HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Eileen Lyons
  2/18/2004HouseAssigned to Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee
  2/25/2004HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  2/25/2004HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Sacia
  2/25/2004HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee; 019-000-000
  2/25/2004HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/25/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Paul D. Froehlich
  3/25/2004HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. John A. Fritchey
  3/25/2004HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/26/2004HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  3/30/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ed Sullivan, Jr.
  3/30/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  3/30/2004HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/30/2004HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted by Voice Vote
  3/30/2004HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/31/2004HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. David E. Miller
  3/31/2004HouseSponsor Removed Rep. Jim Sacia
  3/31/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Sacia
  3/31/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Boland
  3/31/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robin Kelly
  3/31/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  3/31/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  3/31/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  3/31/2004HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 115-000-000
  3/31/2004SenateArrive in Senate
  3/31/2004SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 1, 2004
  3/31/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Terry R. Parke
  4/20/2004SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. John J. Cullerton
  4/20/2004SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kirk W. Dillard
  4/20/2004SenateFirst Reading
  4/20/2004SenateReferred to Rules
  4/21/2004SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  4/27/2004SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Dave Syverson
  4/28/2004SenateDo Pass Judiciary; 007-000-000
  4/28/2004SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 28, 2004
  4/28/2004SenateSecond Reading
  4/28/2004SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 29, 2004
  5/5/2004SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  5/5/2004HousePassed Both Houses
  6/3/2004HouseSent to the Governor
  7/30/2004HouseGovernor Approved
  7/30/2004HouseEffective Date January 1, 2005
  7/30/2004HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 93-0848