102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
Introduced 2/19/2021, by Rep. Jeff Keicher
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Amends the Litter Control Act. Provides that a hauler who overfills
his or her hauling vehicle such that waste or construction material falls
off the top of the hauling vehicle while in transit is subject to a civil
penalty of $250. Requires moneys from civil penalties received under the
provisions to be paid to the Department of Agriculture, which shall
deposit the moneys into the Agriculture in the Classroom Fund.
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AN ACT concerning safety.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Litter Control Act is amended by adding
Section 9.5 as follows:
(415 ILCS 105/9.5 new)
Haulers; waste; civil penalty.
(a) In this Section:
"Department" means the Department of Agriculture.
"Hauler" has the same meaning as provided under Section 5
of the Solid Waste Hauling and Recycling Program Act. "Hauler"
includes a person who operates a semitrailer that hauls
"Semitrailer" has the same meaning as provided under
Section 1.28 of the Motor Fuel Tax Law.
(b) A hauler who overfills his or her hauling vehicle such
that waste or construction material falls off the top the
hauling vehicle while in transit is subject to a civil penalty
(c) Moneys from civil penalties received under subsection
(b) shall be paid to the Department, which shall deposit the
moneys into the Agriculture in the Classroom Fund.