(20 ILCS 3120/4)
(from Ch. 127, par. 3504)
Environmental Enforcement-Asbestos Litigation Division.
There is created within the
office of the Attorney General an Environmental Enforcement-Asbestos Litigation Division. The
Division, under the supervision and the direction of the Attorney General,
shall enforce laws, rules, and regulations that protect the State's environment and shall investigate and initiate legal
proceedings necessary to ensure maximum recovery of asbestos abatement
costs for all State entities of this State. All asbestos abatement costs recovered by the
Division, including any award of damages, penalties, and attorney's
fees, shall be deposited in the Asbestos Abatement Fund in the State Treasury.
(Source: P.A. 93-932, eff. 8-12-04.)