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Full Text of HB1741  95th General Assembly



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1     AN ACT concerning agriculture.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Illinois Fertilizer Act of 1961 is amended
5 by changing Section 12 as follows:
6     (505 ILCS 80/12)  (from Ch. 5, par. 55.12)
7     Sec. 12. Tonnage reports; records.
8     (a) Any person distributing fertilizer to a non-registrant
9 in this State shall provide the Director with a summary report
10 of tonnage on a form, provided by the Director, for that
11 purpose. The person transacting, distributing or selling
12 commercial fertilizer or custom mix to a non-registrant will
13 mail the Director a summary report on or before the 10th day of
14 each month covering shipments made during the preceding month
15 showing the following information:
16 Name and county of the consignee and amount (tons) by grades
17 and analysis of commercial fertilizer or custom mix. This
18 report may be made on a special summary form provided by the
19 Director or other forms as approved by the Director. Specialty
20 fertilizer sold in packages weighing 5 pounds or less or in
21 container of 4000 cubic centimeters or less, shall be reported
22 but no inspection fee will be charged. No information furnished
23 under this Section shall be disclosed by the Department in such



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1 a way as to divulge the operation of any person.
2     (b) Persons engaged in the sale of ammonium nitrate shall
3 obtain the following information upon its distribution:
4         (1) the date of distribution;
5         (2) the quantity purchased;
6         (3) the license number of the purchaser's valid State
7     or federal driver's license, or an equivalent number taken
8     from another form of picture identification approved for
9     purchaser identification by the Director; and
10         (4) the purchaser's name, current physical address,
11     and telephone number.
12     Any retailer of ammonium nitrate may refuse to sell
13 ammonium nitrate to any person attempting to purchase ammonium
14 nitrate (i) out of season, (ii) in unusual quantities, or (iii)
15 under suspect purchase patterns.
16     (c) Records created under subsection (b) of this Section
17 shall be maintained for a minimum of 2 years. Such records
18 shall be available for inspection, copying, and audit by the
19 Department as provided under this Act.
20 (Source: P.A. 80-520.)
21     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect July 1,
22 2007.