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Public Act 095-0219




Public Act 095-0219
HB1741 Enrolled LRB095 08707 CMK 28890 b

    AN ACT concerning agriculture.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Illinois Fertilizer Act of 1961 is amended
by changing Section 12 as follows:
    (505 ILCS 80/12)  (from Ch. 5, par. 55.12)
    Sec. 12. Tonnage reports; records.
    (a) Any person distributing fertilizer to a non-registrant
in this State shall provide the Director with a summary report
of tonnage on a form, provided by the Director, for that
purpose. The person transacting, distributing or selling
commercial fertilizer or custom mix to a non-registrant will
mail the Director a summary report on or before the 10th day of
each month covering shipments made during the preceding month
showing the following information:
Name and county of the consignee and amount (tons) by grades
and analysis of commercial fertilizer or custom mix. This
report may be made on a special summary form provided by the
Director or other forms as approved by the Director. Specialty
fertilizer sold in packages weighing 5 pounds or less or in
container of 4000 cubic centimeters or less, shall be reported
but no inspection fee will be charged. No information furnished
under this Section shall be disclosed by the Department in such
a way as to divulge the operation of any person.
    (b) Persons engaged in the sale of ammonium nitrate shall
obtain the following information upon its distribution:
        (1) the date of distribution;
        (2) the quantity purchased;
        (3) the license number of the purchaser's valid State
    or federal driver's license, or an equivalent number taken
    from another form of picture identification approved for
    purchaser identification by the Director; and
        (4) the purchaser's name, current physical address,
    and telephone number.
    Any retailer of ammonium nitrate may refuse to sell
ammonium nitrate to any person attempting to purchase ammonium
nitrate (i) out of season, (ii) in unusual quantities, or (iii)
under suspect purchase patterns.
    (c) Records created under subsection (b) of this Section
shall be maintained for a minimum of 2 years. Such records
shall be available for inspection, copying, and audit by the
Department as provided under this Act.
(Source: P.A. 80-520.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect July 1,

Effective Date: 8/16/2007