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 Bill Status of SB1433  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  CARPET STEWARDSHIP ACT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Melinda Bush

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Carpet Stewardship Act. Provides that, for all carpet sold in this State, producers shall, individually or through a stewardship group, implement and finance a statewide carpet stewardship program that manages the product by reducing the product's waste generation, promotes its reuse and recycling, and provides for negotiation and execution of agreements to collect, transport, and process the product for end-of-life recycling and reuse. Provides that the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency must approve each carpet stewardship plan for the plan to be valid. Establishes requirements for review of the plans, carpet stewardship assessments, requirements for producers, retailers, and distributors of carpet. Requires stewardship groups to submit annual reports to the Agency and pay specified administrative fees. Provides enforcement provisions for the Act. Establishes requirements for State procurement of carpet in the future. Effective January 1, 2016.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/20/2015SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Melinda Bush
  2/20/2015SenateFirst Reading
  2/20/2015SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/3/2015SenateAssigned to Environment and Conservation
  3/19/2015SenatePostponed - Environment and Conservation
  3/26/2015SenatePostponed - Environment and Conservation
  3/27/2015SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  4/6/2016SenateRe-assigned to Environment and Conservation
  4/8/2016SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 22, 2016
  4/14/2016SenatePostponed - Environment and Conservation
  4/22/2016SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

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