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 Bill Status of HB4599  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  EPA-COAL TAR BAN

House Sponsors
Rep. Laura Fine - Kelly M. Cassidy - Robyn Gabel, Kathleen Willis, Ann Williams, Linda Chapa LaVia, Emanuel Chris Welch, Sam Yingling, Michelle Mussman, Martin J. Moylan, Natalie A. Manley, Deborah Conroy, Anna Moeller and Elizabeth Hernandez

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
415 ILCS 5/52.5 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that, on and after January 1, 2015, no person may knowingly cause or allow sale at wholesale or retail of a coal tar sealant product. Provides that, on and after July 1, 2016, no person may knowingly cause or allow application of a coal tar sealant product on any surface in the State of Illinois including but not limited to a driveway, parking area, playground, sidewalk, bike trail or roadway. Provides that a city or county may adopt ordinances providing for enforcement of the requirements of this provision. Provides that any violation of this provision shall be enforceable by administrative citation. Provides that penalties for violation may not exceed $1,000 for the first offense and $5,000 for the second offense. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Excludes highway structures from surfaces where the application of coal tar sealants is prohibited.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/4/2014HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Laura Fine
  2/4/2014HouseFirst Reading
  2/4/2014HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/24/2014HouseAssigned to Environment
  2/25/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  2/26/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  2/27/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  3/21/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Laura Fine
  3/21/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/24/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Environment
  3/25/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Environment; by Voice Vote
  3/25/2014HouseMotion Do Pass as Amended - Lost Environment; 008-008-000
  3/25/2014HouseRemains in Environment
  3/27/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann Williams
  3/28/2014HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  3/31/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  4/2/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  4/22/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  5/28/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  5/28/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  5/28/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  5/28/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah Conroy
  5/28/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

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