(b) No later than November 1, 2019, the Agency shall submit a written report to the Governor and General Assembly regarding the effectiveness of the collection programs established under this Act, information on the number of out-of-service thermostats and loose mercury ampoules collected, how the out-of-service thermostats and loose mercury ampoules were managed, and an estimate of the number of thermostats that are available for collection. The Agency shall use this information to recommend whether the sunset date specified in Section 55 for this Act should be extended, along with any other statutory changes. In preparing the report, the Agency shall consult with mercury thermostat manufacturers, environmental organizations, and other interest groups.
(c) In conjunction with the educational and outreach programs implemented by the thermostat manufacturers under this Act, the Agency shall conduct outreach to promote the collection and proper management of out-of-service mercury thermostats and loose mercury ampoules.
(Source: P.A. 99-122, eff. 7-23-15.)