(415 ILCS 98/35)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2021)
Thermostat wholesaler and contractor responsibilities.
(a) On and after July 1, 2011, no thermostat wholesaler shall sell, offer to sell, distribute, or offer to distribute thermostats unless the wholesaler:
(1) participates as a collection site for
out-of-service mercury thermostats;
(2) uses the containers provided by the collection
program to facilitate collection of out-of-service mercury thermostats by contractors;
(3) complies with the requirements of the collection
program related to the acceptance of out-of-service mercury thermostats; and
(4) distributes to its customers the educational
outreach materials developed under item (6) of subsection (b) of Section 15.
(b) On or after July 1, 2011, no contractor or other person shall remove, replace, or otherwise take out of service a mercury thermostat unless the contractor or person delivers it to a collection site established under this Act.
(Source: P.A. 96-1295, eff. 7-26-10.)