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Public Act 093-0128


Public Act 93-0128 of the 93rd General Assembly

Public Act 93-0128

HB0666 Enrolled                      LRB093 05358 JAM 05448 b

    AN ACT in relation to conservation.

    Be it enacted by the People of  the  State  of  Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:

    Section  5.  The  Illinois  Exotic Weed Act is amended by
changing Section 3 as follows:

    (525 ILCS 10/3) (from Ch. 5, par. 933)
    Sec. 3.  Designated Exotic Weeds.   Japanese  honeysuckle
(Lonicera  japonica),  multiflora rose (Rosa multiflora), and
purple  loosestrife  (Lythrum  salicaria),  common  buckthorn
(Rhamnus cathartica), glossy  buckthorn  (Rhamnus  frangula),
saw-toothed  buckthorn  (Rhamnus  arguta), dahurian buckthorn
(Rhamnus davurica), Japanese  buckthorn  (Rhamnus  japonica),
Chinese  buckthorn  (Rhamnus  utilis),  and  kudzu  (Pueraria
lobata)  are  hereby  designated exotic weeds.  Upon petition
the Director of Natural  Resources,  by  rule,  shall  exempt
varieties  of  any  species  listed  in  this Act that can be
demonstrated by published or current research not  to  be  an
exotic weed as defined in Section 2.
(Source: P.A. 89-445, eff. 2-7-96.)

    Section  99.  Effective date.  This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 07/10/03