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 Bill Status of SB0797  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS RECYCLING

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Linda Holmes - Pamela J. Althoff - Terry Link - Melinda Bush, Daniel Biss and Pat McGuire

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
415 ILCS 150/15
415 ILCS 150/50
415 ILCS 150/80


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Electronic Products Recycling and Reuse Act. Provides that a manufacturer may count the total weight of a cathode ray tube device, prior to processing, towards its goal under a specified provision if all recyclable components are removed from the device and the cathode ray tube glass is managed in a manner that complies with all Illinois Environmental Protection Agency regulations for handling, treatment, and disposition of cathode ray tubes. Provides that, for specified categories of electronic devices, each manufacturer shall recycle or reuse at least 80% (was at least 50%) of the total weight of the electronic devices that the manufacturer sold in that category in Illinois during the calendar year 2 years before the applicable program year. Provides that a registered recycler or a refurbisher of CEDs and EEDs for a manufacturer obligated to meet goals may not charge individual consumers or units of local government acting as collectors a fee to recycle or refurbish CEDs and EEDs, unless the recycler or refurbisher provides (i) a financial incentive, such as a coupon, that is of greater or equal value to the fee being charged or (ii) premium service, such as curbside collection, home pick-up, drop-off locations, or a similar methods of collection. Provides that, in program year 2015, and each year thereafter, if the total weight of CEDs and EEDs recycled or processed for reuse by the manufacturer is less than 100% of the manufacturer's individual recycling or reuse goal set forth in a specified provision of the Act, the manufacturer shall pay a penalty equal to the product of (i) $0.70 per pound; multiplied by (ii) the difference between the manufacturer's individual recycling or reuse goal and the total weight of CEDs and EEDs recycled or processed for reuse by the manufacturer during the program year. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/5/2015SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Linda Holmes
  2/5/2015SenateFirst Reading
  2/5/2015SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/5/2015SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  2/10/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss
  2/11/2015SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Terry Link
  2/18/2015SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  2/20/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Pat McGuire
  3/3/2015SenateAssigned to Environment and Conservation
  3/27/2015SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

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