** This bill was buried and killed in the Illinois congressional process**
We are just leaving this page up for information on past Illinois attempts to remove the toxic chemial FLUORIDE from our water supply
Illinois House Bill - HB 5383
Short Description: PUBLIC WATER SUPPLY-FLUORIDE
Rep. Richard Morthland - Moline & Democrat Linda Chapa LaVia - Aurora
Statute being repealed
(415 ILCS 40/7a) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 121g1)
Sec. 7a. In order to protect the dental health of all citizens, especially children, the Department shall promulgate rules to provide for the addition of fluoride to public water supplies by the owners or official custodians thereof. Such rules shall incorporate the recommendations on optimal fluoridation for community water levels as proposed and adopted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
(Source: P.A. 97-43, eff. 6-28-11.)
Synopsis as introduced
Amends the Public Water Supply Regulation Act. Repeals a provision requiring the Department of Public Health to promulgate rules to provide for the addition of fluoride to public water supplies.
Lanark, IL City Council Endorses House Bill
The Lanark City Council was the first Illinois community to show their support of a measure aimed at ending the fluoridation of public water supplies in Illinois at the March 6, 2012 council meeting. In a unanimous vote, the city passed a resolution supporting House Bill 5383, a measure that “Repeals a provision requiring the addition of fluoride to public water supplies.”
On 3/9/2012, Rule 19(a) was Re-referred to the House Rules Committee