The July 2015 signing of Public Act 99-0046 requires alcohol servers (and those checking IDs for alcohol service) in Illinois on premise establishments to successfully complete a Beverage Alcohol Sellers/Servers Education & Training (BASSET) class every three years. As cited in the law, this mandate takes effect by a pre-determined date? based upon county population. Many local jurisdictions already require BASSET.
All Illinois counties will be expected to have certified BASSET servers by July 1, 2018. Click here to view a map which shows when alcohol servers and ID-checkers are required to be BASSET-certified by county. Expect the Illinois Liquor Commission Control (ILCC) to fully enforce this certification.