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$ 8. That an Act entitled, “An Act relating to fire escapes.” approved and in force April 21, 1899, and all amendments thereof be and the same are hereby repealed.

APPROVED June 28, 1919.

HOTELS, INNS AND LODGING HOUSES.

§ 1. Adds section 7a, Act of 1913. § 7a. Department of Trade and Commerce shall have power to enforce Act.

(SENATE BILL No. 440. APPROVED JUNE 28, 1919.)

AN ACT to amend an Act entitled, “An Act relating to fire escapes in hotels, inns and public lodging houses, and providing that such buildings shall be equipped with appliances for the safety of guests in case of fire and providing penalties for the violation of the provisions thereof, and repealing all Acts or parts of Acts in conflict therewith,” approved June 26, 1913, in force July 1, 1913, by adding thereto a section to be known as section 7a. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: An Act entitled, “An Act relating to fire escapes in hotels, inns and public lodging houses, and providing that such buildings shall be equipped with appliances for the safety of guests in case of fire and providing penalties for the violation of the provisions thereof, and repealing all Acts or parts of Acts in conflict therewith,” approved June 26, 1913, in force July 1, 1913, be and the same is hereby amended by adding thereto a section to be known as section 7a, to read as follows: § 7a. The Department of Trade and Commerce shall have power to enforce the provisions of this Act.” APPROVED June 28, 1919.

FooDS AND DAIRIES.

DESTRUCTION OF FOOD. § 1. Wilful destruction of food declared a misdemeanor—penalty. (House, BILL No. 61. APPROVED JUNE 21, 1919.) AN ACT to define and punish the crime of destroying food with the intent to influence the market price thereof. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: Any person who shall wilfully destroy or permit to waste any food fit for human or animal consump. tion, of the original value of twenty-five dollars ($25) or more, so that such food becomes unfit for such use, with the intent to cause scarcity or to increase, control, maintain or influence the market price of such food, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction shall be punished by a fine of not less than twenty-five dollars ($25) or more than five hundred dollars ($500) or by imprisonment in the county jail for a period of not more than six months, or by both such fine and Imprisonment. APPROVED June 21, 1919.

HANDLING AND SALE OF EGGS. § 1. When unfit for food — to be § 6. Eggs coming from other states

candled — licensee to keep to be candled. record. § 7. Egg breaking establishments to Who shall be licensed. be licensed—fee. Beginning of license year—fee. § 8. Violation of Act a misdemeanor

—penalty.
Candling certificate—definition.
9. Construction of Act.

Department of Agriculture to en- .
force Act. § 10. Repeal.

(House, BILL No. 702. APPROVED JUNE 28, 1919.)

AN ACT in relation to the handling and sale of eggs and the manufacture of egg products and to repeal parts of Acts therein named. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That for the purposes of this Act an egg shall be deemed unfit for human food if it be addled or moldy, a black rot, a white rot, or a blood ring; or if it has an adherent yolk, or a bloody or green white; or if it be incubated beyond the blood ring stage; or if it consist in whole or in part of a filthy, decomposed or putrid substance. It shall be unlawful for a person, firm or corporation to sell, offer for sale or have in possession with intent to sell, eggs for human food purposes which are not fit for human food within the meaning of this Act and the pure food laws as so known in this State. Every person, firm or corporation who purchases eggs from the producer, for sale at retail or wholesale, shall candle all eggs offered to him, them or it and shall refuse to buy eggs unfit for human food as in this Act defined, and such producer so tendering for sale any egg or eggs so unfit shall be docked accordingly. Such candling shall be done in the presence of the producer if he so requests. All eggs included by the candling or other method as unfit for human food may only be sold and used for mechanical purposes or destroyed as shall be from time to time prescribed by rules and regulations of the Department of Agriculture. All licensees shall keep an accurate record of candling and dockage of eggs unfit for human food purposes subject to inspection of said Department of Agriculture. § 2. On and after November 1, 1919, every person, firm or corporation why [who] buy eggs from producers and sells eggs to other merchants, dealers or for storage or shipment shall first obtain a license therefor as in this Act provided, to be known as Class one (1). On and after November 1, 1919, every person, firm or corporation dealing in, buying or selling eggs, buying in whole or in part from Other merchants, dealers, hucksters or from storage, even if also buying from producers, shall first obtain a license therefor as is in this Act provided, to be known as Class two (II), provided this shall not apply to the retailer who only sells to the retail trade for consumption and not for resale or storage; provided, however, producers shall not as such he required to procure a license. § 3. The license year shall begin November 1, 1919, and each year thereafter. Al [A]ll licenses shall be to the end of the license year and the fee shall be the same although the license is for a fractional part instead of a full year. Licenses in Class one (1) shall be one dollar ($1) for the year or fraction of a year; in Class two (II) it shall be five dollars ($5) for the year or fraction of a year. Applications for license shall be upon forms prescribed by the Department of Agriculture of Illinois and licenses issued by it shall be under its rules and regulations. It shall be a provision of each and every license issued under this Act that the same be revoked and canceled for a violation of this Act or the rules and regulations of the said Department of Agriculture, and a renewal of license may be refused for violations of this Act and the rules and regulations of the said Department of Agriculture. § 4. That there shall be placed by all licenses [licensees] on the top layer under the top flat of every case of eggs, a candling certificate, as shall be required by the rules and regulations of the Department of Agriculture showing that all the eggs in the case in which is placed said certificate have been candled in compliance with the provisions of this Act and rules and regulations adopted for the enforcement of this Act by the said Department of Agriculture. The term “candling” as used herein shall be construed to mean the careful examination, in a partially dark room or place, of the whole egg by means of a strong light, the apparatus and method employed to be such as shall be approved by the said Department of Agriculture. Every licensee under this Act shall in accordance with the rules and regulations of said Department of Agriculture provide and maintain an adequate place for the accurate candling of eggs and a suitable place for the proper handling of eggs which are intended to be used for human food. § 5. That the Department of Agriculture shall enforce the provisions of this Act and shall make suitable rules and regulations for the same and tolerances on account of weather, labor and transportation conditions for carrying out its provisions, and shall determine the conditions under which eggs previously candled shall be recandled for resale or sale, in order to safeguard the purchaser against buying as a lot, or a part of a lot, eggs unfit for human food. § 6. All eggs coming into this State from other states which do not have an egg candling law or from a state that does not have an egg candling law as rigid as this Act, must be candled by the first receiver in this State according to the provisions of this Act. Eggs coming into this State from states that do candle and which are not provided with egg candling certificates, shall be candled by the first receiver in this State and the candling certificates shall be placed in the case and all other provisions of this Act complied with from then on. § 7. That no person, firm or corporation shall engage in the State of Illinois, in the business of removing eggs from their shells. in the manufacture or preparation of frozen, liquid, desiccated or any other forms of whole eggs, yolks, whites or any mixture of yolks and whites for food purposes, with or without the addition of any other wholesome ingredients, without first obtaining a license from the Department of Agriculture. Before such license shall be granted the De

partment of Agriculture shall inspect the establishment and the equipment to be used in said egg breaking establishment, and shall also ascertain if the said establishment complies in method and equipment with the sanitary law and the rules and regulations in regard to sanitation which shall from time to time be established by the Department of Agriculture to govern these establishments. If, after such inspection, it shall appear that such establishment complies with the provisions of the sanitary law and the rules and regulations in regard to sanitation governing egg breaking establishments, then the Department of Agriculture shall issue an annual license to said establishment upon payment annually of a fee of $300.00. That every egg breaking establishment shall include its license number as a part of the proper labeling of all cans or other receptacles in which frozen or desiccated egg products are sold or offered for sale for human food. The form and manner of placing or affixing said license number on containers shall be in accordance with regulations promulgated by the Department of Agriculture. § 8. That any person, firm or corporation failing to comply with the requirements of, or violating any of the provisions of this Act or the rules and regulations for the enforcement of this Act made by the Department of Agriculture, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall upon conviction for the first offense be fined not less than $15.00 nor more than $50.00. For the second offense he shall be fined not less than $50.00 nor more than $100.00, and for the third or any subsequent offense, he shall be fined not less than $100.00 nor more than $200.00, and in addition to such fines, in the discretion of the court, for the first offense his license may be suspended for not more than thirty days; for the second offense not more than sixty days, and for the third or any subsequent offense his license may be revoked. $ 9. That the words used in this Act shall be construed to import the plural or singular, as the case demands. § 10. Section 39a 1 of an Act entitled, “An Act to amond an Act entitled, “An Act to prevent fraud in the sale of dairy products, their imitation or substitutes, to prohibit and prevent the manufacture and sale of unhealthful, adulterated or misbranded food, liquors or dairy products, to provide for the appointment of a State Food Commissioner and his assistants, to define their powers and duties and to repeal all Acts relating to the production, manufacture and sale of dairy and food products and liquors in conflict therewith,” approved May 14, 1907, and in force July 1, 1907, as subsequently amended is hereby repealed. APPROVED June 28, 1919.

REQUIREMENTS OF FOOD OFFERED FOR SALE.

§ 1. Amends section 39, Act of 1907. § 39. Standard of purity and strength—license — fee —penalty for violation of Act.

(House BILL No. 701. APPROVED JUNE 28, 1919.) AN ACT to amend section 39 of an Act entitled, “An Act to prevent fraud in the sale of dairy products, their imitation or substitutes, to prohibit and prevent the manufacture and sale of unhealthful, adulterated or misbranded foods, liquors or dairy products, to provide for the appointment of a State Food Commissioner and his assistants, to define their powers and duties and to repeal all Acts relating to the production, manufacture and sale of dairy and food products and liquors in conflict herewith", approved May 14, 1907, in force July 1, 1907, as amended. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That section 39 of an Act entitled, “An Act to prevent fraud in the sale of dairy products, their imitation or substitutes, to prohibit and prevent the manufacture and sale of unhealthful, adulterated or misbranded foods, liquors or dairy products, to provide for the appointment of a State Food Commissioner and his assistants, to define their powers and duties and to repeal all Acts relating to the production, manufacture and sale of dairy and food products and liquors in conflict herewith,” approved May 14, 1907, in force July 1, 1907, as amended, is amended to read as follows: § 39. (a) In the enforcement of this Act, and in the construction thereof, the following named articles of foodstuffs, when offered for sale or exposed for sale, or sold, shall conform to the analytical requirements set opposite each respectively: Milk shall contain not less than three (3) per cent of milk fat and not less than eight and one-half (8%) per cent of solids, not fat. f Cream shall contain not less than eighteen (18) per cent of milk at. Maple sugar shall contain not less than sixty-five one hundredths (0.65) per cent of maple ash in the water-free substance. Honey is a leavo-rotatory, contains not more than twenty-five (0.25) per cent of water, not more than twenty-five hundredths (0.25) per cent of ash, and not more than eight (8) per cent of sucrose. Cloves shall contain not more than five (5) per cent of clove stems, not less than ten (10) per cent of volatile ether extract, not less than twelve (12) per cent of quercitannic acid, not more than eight (8) per cent of total ash, not more than five-tenths (0.5) per cent of ash insoluble in hydrochloric acid, and not more than ten (10) per cent of crude fiber. Black pepper shall contain not less than six (6) per cent of nonvolatile ether extract, not less than twenty-give [fivel (25) per cent of pepper starch, nor more than seven (7) per cent of total ash, not more than two (2) per cent of ash insoluble in hydrochloric acid, and not more than fifteen (15) per cent of crude fiber. Lomon extract shall contain not less than five (5) per cent of oil of lemon by volume.

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