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Public Act 094-1044




Public Act 094-1044
HB4451 Enrolled LRB094 16125 DRH 51365 b

    AN ACT concerning litter control.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Litter Control Act is amended by changing
Section 8 as follows:
    (415 ILCS 105/8)  (from Ch. 38, par. 86-8)
    Sec. 8. Persons who violate any of Sections 4 through 7 are
subject to the penalties set out in this Section.
    (a) Any person convicted of a violation of Section 4, 5, 6
or 7 is guilty of a Class B misdemeanor. A second conviction
for an offense committed after the first conviction is a Class
A misdemeanor. A third or subsequent violation, committed after
a second conviction is a Class 4 felony.
    (b) In addition to any fine imposed under this Act, the
court may order that the person convicted of such a violation
remove and properly dispose of the litter, may employ special
bailiffs to supervise such removal and disposal, and may tax
the costs of such supervision as costs against the person so
    (c) The penalties prescribed in this Section are in
addition to, and not in lieu of, any penalties, rights,
remedies, duties or liabilities otherwise imposed or conferred
by law.
    (d) An individual convicted of violating Section 4 or
Section 5 of this Act by disposing of litter upon a public
highway may, in addition to any other penalty, be required to
maintain litter control for 30 days over a designated portion
of that highway, including, at the discretion of the agency
having jurisdiction over the section of highway in question,
the site where the offense occurred, as provided in Section 50
of the Illinois Adopt-A-Highway Act.
(Source: P.A. 85-1410.)
    Section 10. The Illinois Adopt-A-Highway Act is amended by
adding Section 50 as follows:
    (605 ILCS 120/50 new)
    Sec. 50. Penalty for Litter Control Act violation.
    (a) An individual convicted of violating Section 4 or
Section 5 of the Litter Control Act by disposing of litter upon
a public highway may be required to adopt for 30 days a
designated portion of that highway, including the site where
the offense occurred.
    (b) Item (2) of Section 30 of this Act does not apply when
an individual is required to adopt a portion of a highway under
this Section.

Effective Date: 1/1/2007