Bill Status of HB3568 103rd General Assembly
Short Description: HWY CD-GREENHOUSE EMISSIONS
Rep. Martin J. Moylan
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Highway Code. Defines "covered materials" and "environmental product declaration". Provides that by January 1, 2024, the Department of Transportation shall establish a technical advisory committee to assist the Department with the development and implementation of policies and procedure to implement the provisions. Provides that prior to January 1, 2027, the Department may collect environmental product declarations on covered materials on a select number of projects as determined by the technical advisory committee to assess the greenhouse gas emissions attributable to covered materials. Provides that after January 1, 2027, the Department may establish a policy with the goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions attributable to covered materials the Department uses in the construction and maintenance activities. Limits the Department's ability to use environmental product declarations in determining the lowest responsible bidder or to compare covered materials with different product category rules.