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 Bill Status of SB3272  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  PAINT STEWARDSHIP ACT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Linda Holmes, Heather A. Steans, Darin M. LaHood, Melinda Bush and Julie A. Morrison

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2015SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Paint Stewardship Act. Requires each producer to join the representative organization. Requires the representative organization to submit a plan to the Director of the Environmental Protection Agency for the establishment of a paint stewardship program. Sets forth requirements for the program. Requires the representative organization, in conjunction with an independent auditor, to propose, and the Agency to approve, a fee that will be added to the cost of all architectural paint sold to retailers and distributors in this State. Creates a state-action antitrust exemption for actions taken under the Act. Prohibits, after the implementation of the paint stewardship program, a producer, distributor, or retailer from selling or offering for sale architectural paint to any person in the State if the producer is not a member of the representative organization. Authorizes the imposition of civil penalties for violations of the Act. Sets forth fees for the program. Provides that no person shall incinerate architectural paint or industrial maintenance coatings in this State after July 1, 2016. Effective on January 1, 2015.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/14/2014SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Linda Holmes
  2/14/2014SenateFirst Reading
  2/14/2014SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/18/2014SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
  2/25/2014SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Darin M. LaHood
  2/25/2014SenateAssigned to Environment
  3/6/2014SenatePostponed - Environment
  3/7/2014SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  3/21/2014SenatePostponed - Environment
  3/28/2014SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 11, 2014
  4/9/2014SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  4/11/2014SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/13/2015SenateSession Sine Die

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