90th General Assembly
Summary of HB3201
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Short description: 
CMS-SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT                                                 

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Illinois Solid Waste  Management  Act.   Requires  the      
   Environmental Protection Agency to conduct a waste audit of each State      
   agency   and  recommend  waste  reduction  measures.   Requires  State      
   agencies to practice waste  reduction,  whenever  possible.   Requires      
   State  agencies  to  use  both  sides  of  paper sheets.  Requires the      
   Department of Central Management  Services  to  establish  a  list  of      
   designated  recycled products that shall be purchased by the State and      
   adopt minimum recycled content standards for these  products.   Allows      
   the   Department  to  offer  price  preferences  for  these  products.      
   Requires suppliers  submitting  bids  to  the  Department  to  provide      
   recycled   paper  to  maintain  records  documenting  the  source  and      
   postconsumer material content.  Requires the Department to specify the      
   use of printing inks made with soy-based material and limit the use of      
   printing made of pigments using heavy metals.  Requires the Department      
   to establish guidelines requiring printed materials submitted  to  the      
   State  to  be  submitted on recycled paper and to utilize double sided      
   printing.  Makes other changes.                                             
          FISCAL NOTE (Ill. EPA)                                               
          Initial cost of $300,000 over the first two years and an annual      
          cost of $100,000 thereafter.                                         
          FISCAL NOTE (DCCA)                                                   
          No fiscal impact on DCCA or local governmental units.                
Last action on Bill: TABLED BY SPONSOR

   Last action date: 98-03-03

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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