Creates the Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) Act, which imposes a tax on distributors of sugar-sweetened beverages in the State at the rate of $0.01 per ounce. Funds will be used to support community prevention and wellness initiatives, including trails. Referred to the Rules Committee on 3/31/17. Read the legislation.

Published on 04/27/18

Funding Mechanism: Bill

Topic Area: Equity, Dedicated Funding, Health, Trails, Taxes

State: Illinois

Tags: Sales tax, 2017