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 Bill Status of SB3431  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  EPA-COAL TAR BAN

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Thomas Cullerton - Don Harmon, Michael Noland, Heather A. Steans, Dan Kotowski and Julie A. Morrison

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2015SenateSession 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 a second or subsequent offense. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/14/2014SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  2/14/2014SenateFirst Reading
  2/14/2014SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/20/2014SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Noland
  2/20/2014SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
  3/5/2014SenateAssigned to Environment
  3/5/2014SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  3/13/2014SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Kotowski
  3/18/2014SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  3/21/2014SenatePostponed - Environment
  3/28/2014SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/13/2015SenateSession Sine Die

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