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Federal/State:Illinois
Bill:IL HR 1047 - Laxative use
Summary:Creates the Task Force on Laxative Abuse. This bill aims addressing laxative abuse occurring when a person attempts to get rid of unwanted calories, lose weight, "feel thin", or "feel empty" through the repeated, frequent use of laxatives; and the incorrect belief that laxatives are effective for weight control
Sponsor(s):Rep. Tom Cross (R) (co-sponsors: JoAnn D. Osmond, Mary E. Flowers-Kay Hatcher, Norine Hammond, Camille Y. Lilly)
Status:
As of 6/3/2014: Adopted May 29, 2014