Public Act 90-0146 of the 90th General Assembly

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Public Act 90-0146

HB0316 Enrolled                                LRB9001443DNsb

    AN ACT concerning the use of soybean ink.

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

    Section  1.   Short  title.  This Act may be known as the
Soybean Ink Act.

    Section 5.  Definition.  As used in this Act,  "printing"
means  and  includes all processes and operations involved in
printing and any type of photographic reproduction  or  other
duplicating   process,   including   but   not   limited   to
letterpress,  offset,  and  gravure  processes, the multilith
method,  any  type  of  photographic  or  other   duplicating
process,  and  the  operations  of  composition, platemaking,
presswork,  and  binding.   "Printing"  also  means  the  end
products  of  those  processes,  methods,   and   operations.
"Printing"  does  not include photocopiers used in the course
of normal business activities,  photographic  equipment  used
for  geographic  mapping,  or  preprinted  matter  or printed
matter that is commonly available to the general public  from
vendor inventory.

    Section  10.   Use of soybean ink.  Contractors shall use
soybean oil-based ink when  providing  printing  services  to
units  of  local  government  and school districts unless the
unit of local government or school district  determines  that
another  type  of  ink is required to assure high quality and
reasonable pricing of the printed product.

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