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 Bill Status of SB3546  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  CARPET STEWARDSHIP ACT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Melinda Bush - Linda Holmes, Michael E. Hastings, William Delgado, Daniel Biss, Bill Cunningham, Antonio Muņoz and Terry Link

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2015SenateSession 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, 2015.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/14/2014SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Melinda Bush
  2/14/2014SenateFirst Reading
  2/14/2014SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/5/2014SenateAssigned to Environment
  3/21/2014SenatePostponed - Environment
  3/25/2014SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  3/25/2014SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  3/25/2014SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. William Delgado
  3/25/2014SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss
  3/25/2014SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
  3/25/2014SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muņoz
  3/25/2014SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Terry Link
  3/28/2014SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 11, 2014
  4/11/2014SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/13/2015SenateSession Sine Die

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