(415 ILCS 110/2008)
(from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 9758)
Comparable quality standards.
(a) For the purposes of
implementing and enforcing this Act, the Department shall set comparable
quality standards for each of the grades of newsprint available from all
suppliers of newsprint to determine the comparable quality of recycled
content newsprint to virgin material. The standards shall be based on the
average numerical standards of printing opacity, brightness level, and
cross machine tear strength.
(b) The Department shall review its standards at least once every 2
years and determine whether they should be adjusted to reflect changes in
industry standards and practices, and if so, the Department shall set new standards.
(Source: P.A. 86-1443.)