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90_SB0816 420 ILCS 40/39 from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 210-39 Amends the Radiation Protection Act of 1990 to provide that persons who knowingly make false material statements to the Department of Nuclear Safety are subject to criminal penalties. Effective immediately. LRB9002063DPcc LRB9002063DPcc 1 AN ACT to amend the Radiation Protection Act of 1990 by 2 changing Section 39. 3 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 4 represented in the General Assembly: 5 Section 5. The Radiation Protection Act of 1990 is 6 amended by changing Section 39 as follows: 7 (420 ILCS 40/39) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 210-39) 8 Sec. 39. Violations. 9 (a) Any person who shall violate any of the provisions 10 of, or who fails to perform any duty imposed by this Act, or 11 who violates any determination or order of the Department 12 promulgated pursuant to this Act, is guilty of a Class A 13 misdemeanor; provided each day during which a violation 14 continues shall constitute a separate offense; and in 15 addition thereto, such person may be enjoined from continuing 16 such violation as hereinafter provided. 17 (b) (1) A person who knowingly makes a false material 18 statement to a Department employee during the course of 19 official Department business or in an application for 20 accreditation, certification, registration, or licensure 21 under this Act, is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor for a 22 first offense and is guilty of a Class 4 felony for a 23 second or subsequent offense. 24 (2) A person who knowingly alters a credential, 25 certificate, registration, or license issued by the 26 Department for the purpose of evading a requirement of 27 this Act is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor for a first 28 offense and is guilty of a Class 4 felony for a second or 29 subsequent offense. 30 (c) The penalties provided herein shall be recoverable 31 in an action brought in the name of the People of the State -2- LRB9002063DPcc 1 of Illinois by the Attorney General. 2 (Source: P.A. 86-1341.) 3 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon 4 becoming law.
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