Bill Status of SB3546 98th General Assembly
Short Description: CARPET STEWARDSHIP ACT
Sen. Melinda Bush - Linda Holmes, Michael E. Hastings, William Delgado, Daniel Biss, Bill Cunningham, Antonio Muñoz and Terry Link
|Session Sine Die
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Carpet Stewardship Act. Provides that, for all carpet sold in this State, producers shall, individually or through a stewardship group, implement and finance a statewide carpet stewardship program that manages the product by reducing the product's waste generation, promotes its reuse and recycling, and provides for negotiation and execution of agreements to collect, transport, and process the product for end-of-life recycling and reuse. Provides that the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency must approve each carpet stewardship plan for the plan to be valid. Establishes requirements for review of the plans, carpet stewardship assessments, requirements for producers, retailers, and distributors of carpet. Requires stewardship groups to submit annual reports to the Agency and pay specified administrative fees. Provides enforcement provisions for the Act. Establishes requirements for State procurement of carpet in the future. Effective January 1, 2015.