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 1        AN ACT concerning agriculture, amending a named Act.

 2        Be it enacted by the People of  the  State  of  Illinois,
 3    represented in the General Assembly:

 4        Section 5. The Illinois Fertilizer Act of 1961 is amended
 5    by changing the title of the Act and Sections 3, 4, 5, 6, 6a,
 6    6b,  7,  8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18a, and 19 and by
 7    adding Sections 4a, 11a, 16a,  16b,  16c,  16d,  and  20a  as
 8    follows:

 9        (505 ILCS 80/Act title)
10        An  Act  to  regulate the sale, storage, use, application
11    equipment,  and  distribution  of   mixed   fertilizers   and
12    fertilizer materials and to repeal an Act herein named.

13        (505 ILCS 80/3) (from Ch. 5, par. 55.3)
14        Sec. 3. Definitions of words and terms. When used in this
15    Act unless the context otherwise requires:
16        (a)  The  term  "Fertilizer  material" means a fertilizer
17    which either:
18             (1)  Contains important quantities of no  more  than
19        one   of  the  primary  plant  nutrients:  nitrogen  (N),
20        phosphate (P2O5), and potash (K2O);
21             (2)  Has 85% or more of its plant  nutrient  content
22        present in the form of a single chemical compound; or
23             (3)  Is  derived  from  a plant or animal residue or
24        by-product or natural  material  deposit  that  has  been
25        processed  in  such  a  way  that  its  content  of plant
26        nutrients has  not  been  materially  changed  except  by
27        purification  and concentration. any substance containing
28        nitrogen, phosphorus,  potash  or  any  other  recognized
29        plant   nutrient   element  or  compound  which  is  used
30        primarily  for  its  plant  nutrient   content   or   for
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 1        compounding mixed fertilizers except unmanipulated animal
 2        and vegetable manures.
 3        (b)  The  term  "Mixed  fertilizer"  means  a  fertilizer
 4    containing any combination or mixture of fertilizer materials
 5    designed  for use or claimed to have value in promoting plant
 6    growth.
 7        (c)  "Fertilizer" means any substance containing  one  or
 8    more  recognized  plant  nutrients that is used for its plant
 9    nutrient content and that is designed for use or  claimed  to
10    have  value  in  promoting  plant  growth, except marl, lime,
11    limestone,  wood  ashes,  unmanipulated   manures   when   no
12    guarantees  are made, and other products exempted by rule The
13    term "commercial fertilizer" means  mixed  fertilizer  and/or
14    fertilizer  materials  except the following natural products:
15    agricultural limestone,  marl,  sea  solids  and  unprocessed
16    animal manure, which have not been manipulated so as to alter
17    or  change  them  chemically  and burnt or hydrated lime, and
18    sewage sludge produced by any sanitary district shall not  be
19    subject  to  the  provisions  of this Act. Such term does not
20    include "custom mixes" as defined herein.
21        (d)  The term  "Anhydrous  ammonia"  means  the  compound
22    formed  by  the combination of two gaseous elements, nitrogen
23    and hydrogen, in the proportion of one part  of  nitrogen  to
24    three  parts  of hydrogen (NH 3) by volume. Anhydrous ammonia
25    is a commercial fertilizer of ammonia gas in  compressed  and
26    liquified form. It is not aqueous ammonia which is a solution
27    of  ammonia  gas  in  water  and  which  is  considered a low
28    pressure nitrogen solution.
29        (e)  The term "Specialty fertilizer" means  a  commercial
30    fertilizer  distributed  primarily  for  nonfarm use, such as
31    home  gardens,  lawns,  shrubbery,  flowers,  golf   courses,
32    municipal  parks, cemeteries, green houses and nurseries, and
33    may  include  commercial  fertilizer  used  for  research  or
34    experimental purposes.
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 1        (f)  The  term  "Bulk  fertilizers"  means  a  commercial
 2    fertilizer or custom mix distributed in a non-packaged form.
 3        (g)  The term "Custom mix" means a mixture of 2  or  more
 4    commercial fertilizers uniformly mixed at time of shipment to
 5    the specific order of the consumer.
 6        (h)  (Blank).  The term "custom mixer" means a person who
 7    produces and sells custom mixes.
 8        (i)  The term "Brand" means a term, design, or trade mark
 9    used  in  connection with one or several grades of commercial
10    fertilizers.
11        (j)  The term "Guaranteed  analysis"  means  the  minimum
12    percentages of plant nutrients claimed in the following order
13    and form:
14        A.  Total Nitrogen (N)..................................%
15        Available Phosphate Phosphoric Acid (P2O5)..............%
16        Soluble Potash (K2O)....................................%
17        B.  For  unacidulated  mineral  phosphatic  materials and
18    basic slag, both total and available phosphoric acid and  the
19    degree  of  fineness.  For  bone,  tankage, and other organic
20    phosphatic  materials,  the  total  phosphate  or  degree  of
21    fineness or both may also be guaranteed phosphoric acid.
22        C.  Guarantees for plant nutrients other  than  nitrogen,
23    phosphorus,  and  potassium  may  be  required  by  rule. The
24    guarantees for the other nutrients shall be expressed in  the
25    form  of  the  element.  The source (oxides, salts, chelates,
26    etc.) of the other nutrients may be required to be stated  on
27    the  application  for registration and may be included on the
28    label. Other beneficial substances or compounds, determinable
29    by laboratory methods, also may be guaranteed  by  permission
30    of the Director. When any plant nutrients or other substances
31    or  compounds  are  guaranteed,  they  shall  be  subject  to
32    inspection  and analysis in accord with the methods and rules
33    prescribed  by  the  Director.  Additional  plant   nutrients
34    expressed as the elements, when permitted by regulation.
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 1        D.  Potential  basicity  or acidity expressed in terms of
 2    calcium carbonate equivalent in multiples of 100  pounds  per
 3    ton, when required by regulation.
 4        (k)  The  term  "Grade"  means  the minimum percentage of
 5    total nitrogen, available phosphate, phosphoric  acid  (P2O5)
 6    and  soluble potash (K2O) stated in whole numbers in the same
 7    terms, order, and percentages as in the guaranteed  analysis;
 8    provided,   however,   that   specialty  fertilizers  may  be
 9    guaranteed in fractional units  of  less  than  1%  of  total
10    nitrogen,  available  phosphate,  and soluble potash and that
11    fertilizer  materials,  bone  meal,  manures,   and   similar
12    materials  may be guaranteed in fractional units in the order
13    given in this definition.
14        (l)  The term  "Official  sample"  means  any  sample  of
15    commercial  fertilizer or custom mix taken by the Director or
16    his agent and designated as "official" by the Director.
17        (m)  (Blank).  The term "ton" means a net weight of  2000
18    pounds avoirdupois.
19        (n)  "Percent"  The term "per cent" or "percentage" means
20    the percentage by weight.
21        (o)  The term "Person" means any individual, partnership,
22    association, firm and corporation.
23        (p)  The term  "Distribute"  means  to  import,  consign,
24    store,  manufacture,  produce, apply, compound, mix, or blend
25    fertilizer or to offer for sale, sell, barter,  or  otherwise
26    supply fertilizer in this State offer for sale, sell, barter,
27    store,  handle,  transport  or  otherwise  supply  commercial
28    fertilizers  or  custom mix. The term "distributor" means any
29    person who distributes.
30        (q)  (Blank).  Words importing the  singular  number  may
31    extend  and be applied to several persons or things and words
32    importing the plural number may include the singular.
33        (r)  The term "Registrant" means the person who registers
34    commercial fertilizer or custom mix under the  provisions  of
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 1    this Act.
 2        (s)  The  term  "Nitrogen  solution" means a low pressure
 3    solution containing 2 per cent or  more  by  weight  of  free
 4    ammonia  and/or having vapor pressure of 5 pounds or more per
 5    square inch gauge at 104° F.
 6        (t)  The term "Department" means the Illinois  Department
 7    of Agriculture.
 8        (u)  The  term  "Director"  means  the  Director  of  the
 9    Illinois  Department  of  Agriculture  or  a  duly authorized
10    representative.
11        (v)  "Primary nutrients" means total nitrogen,  available
12    phosphate, and soluble potash.
13        (w)  "Licensee"  means a person who receives a license to
14    distribute a fertilizer under this Act.
15        (x)  "Label" means the display of all  written,  printed,
16    or  graphic  matter  upon  the  immediate  container  of or a
17    statement accompanying a fertilizer.
18        (y)  "Labeling" means all written,  printed,  or  graphic
19    matter upon or accompanying any fertilizer or advertisements,
20    brochures, posters, or television or radio announcements used
21    in promoting the sale of the fertilizer.
22        (z)  "Investigational  allowance"  means an allowance for
23    variations inherent in the taking, preparation, and  analysis
24    of an official sample of fertilizer.
25        (aa)  "Deficiency"  means the amount of nutrient found by
26    analysis less than that guaranteed which may  result  from  a
27    lack of nutrient ingredients or from lack of uniformity.
28        (bb)  "Application  equipment"  means  the  equipment  or
29    equipment  systems  used  to  apply  fertilizer  to  soils or
30    plants.
31    (Source: P.A. 83-586.)

32        (505 ILCS 80/4) (from Ch. 5, par. 55.4)
33        Sec. 4. Product registration.
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 1        (a)  Each brand and grade of commercial fertilizer  shall
 2    be  registered in the name that appears upon the label before
 3    being  distributed  in  this  State.  The   application   for
 4    registration  shall be submitted with a label or facsimile of
 5    same to the Director on form furnished by the  Director,  and
 6    shall be accompanied by a fee of $30 for each $5 per grade of
 7    each  within a brand. Upon approval by the Director a copy of
 8    the registration shall be furnished  to  the  applicant.  All
 9    registrations expire on December 31 of each year.
10        The application shall include the following information:
11        (1)  The brand and grade. net weight
12        (2)  The guaranteed analysis. brand and grade
13        (3)  The  name  and address of the registrant. guaranteed
14    analysis
15        (4)  The net weight name and address of the registrant.
16        (b)  A distributor shall not be required to register  any
17    brand of commercial fertilizer or custom mix which is already
18    registered  under  this  Act  by another person providing the
19    label does not differ in  any  respect  or  the  products  of
20    different distributors are not co-mingled.
21        (c)  (Blank).  The  plant  nutrient  content  of each and
22    every commercial  fertilizer  must  remain  uniform  for  the
23    period  of registration and, in no case, shall the percentage
24    of any guaranteed plant nutrient element be changed in such a
25    manner that the  crop-producing  quality  of  the  commercial
26    fertilizer is lowered.
27        (c-1)  A  distributor  shall  not be required to register
28    each grade of custom mix fertilizer but shall be required  to
29    obtain  a  license  pursuant to Section 4a of this Act and to
30    label the fertilizer as provided in subsection (c) of Section
31    5.
32        (d)  (Blank).  Each custom mixer shall register  annually
33    with  the  Director  on  forms furnished by the Director. The
34    application for registration shall be accompanied by a fee of
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 1    $25.00, unless the  custom  mixer  elects  to  register  each
 2    mixture,  paying a fee of $5.00 per mixture. Upon approval by
 3    the Director, a copy of the registration shall  be  furnished
 4    to  the applicant. All registrations expire on December 31 of
 5    each year.
 6        (e)  (Blank).  A custom mix as defined in  section  3(f),
 7    prepared  for  one  consumer shall not be co-mingled with the
 8    custom mixed fertilizer prepared for another consumer.
 9        (f)  (Blank).  All  fees  collected  pursuant   to   this
10    Section shall be paid into the State treasury.
11    (Source: Laws 1967, p. 297.)

12        (505 ILCS 80/4a new)
13        Sec. 4a.  Licensing of distributors.
14        (a)  No   person  shall  distribute  fertilizer  until  a
15    license to distribute has been  obtained  from  the  Director
16    upon  payment  of  a  $30  fee.  Each location shall obtain a
17    separate license. All licenses shall expire on December 31 of
18    each year.
19        (b)  The name and address shown on the license  shall  be
20    shown  on  all  labels,  invoices, and storage facilities for
21    fertilizers distributed by the licensee in this State.
22        (c)  The licensee shall inform the Director in writing of
23    additional distribution points established during the  period
24    of the license.

25        (505 ILCS 80/5) (from Ch. 5, par. 55.5)
26        Sec. 5. Labeling.
27        (a)  Any  commercial fertilizer or custom mix distributed
28    in this State in containers shall have placed on  or  affixed
29    to the container a label setting forth in clearly legible and
30    conspicuous form the following information:
31             (1)  Net weight.
32             (2)  Brand  and  grade; however, the grade shall not
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 1        be required when no primary nutrients are claimed.
 2             (3)  Guaranteed analysis.
 3             (4)  Name and address of the registrant or licensee.
 4        For  bulk  shipments,  this  information  in  written  or
 5    printed form shall accompany delivery and be supplied to  the
 6    purchaser  at  the  time  of delivery. required by Items (1),
 7    (2), (3), and (4) of paragraph (a) of Section 4.
 8        (b)  (Blank).  If distributed in bulk as a brand or grade
 9    of  fertilizer,  a  written  or  printed  statement  of   the
10    information  required  by  items  (1),  (2),  (3), and (4) of
11    paragraph (a) of Section 4 shall accompany delivery  of  each
12    load and be supplied to the purchaser at time of delivery.
13        (c)  A  custom  mix  fertilizer  formulated  according to
14    specifications which are furnished by or for a consumer prior
15    to mixing shall be labeled to show either (1) or (2) below:
16             (1)  All of the following:
17                  (A)  Net weight.
18                  (B)  Guaranteed analysis.
19                  (C)  Name and address of the distributor.
20                  (D)  Name and address of the purchaser.
21             (2)  All of the following:
22                  (A)  Weight of each fertilizer used in the mix.
23                  (B)  The guaranteed analysis of each fertilizer
24             used.
25                  (C)  Total weight of  fertilizer  delivered  in
26             each load.
27                  (D)  Weight of any additional substances.
28                  (E)  Name and address of the distributor.
29                  (F)  Name  and  address  of  the  purchaser. If
30             distributed in bulk as custom  mixed  fertilizer,  a
31             written   or   printed   statement  shall  accompany
32             delivery  of  each  load  and  be  supplied  to  the
33             purchaser  at  time  of  delivery  and  must   carry
34             information as follows:
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 1        1.  Weight  of  each  commercial  fertilizer  used in the
 2    custom mixing.
 3        2.  The guaranteed analysis of each commercial fertilizer
 4    used in the custom mixing.
 5        3.  Total weight of fertilizer delivered in each load.
 6        4.  Name  and  address  of   the   person   selling   the
 7    fertilizer.
 8        (d)  (Blank).    A   custom  mixed  fertilizer  shall  be
 9    intimately and uniformly mixed. The Director, in  determining
10    for   administrative   purposes   whether  a  custom  mix  is
11    intimately and uniformly mixed, shall compute the analysis of
12    the load of custom  mixed  fertilizer  from  the  information
13    required  by Items (1), (2), and (3) of paragraph (c) of this
14    section.
15    (Source: Laws 1963, p. 2240.)

16        (505 ILCS 80/6) (from Ch. 5, par. 55.6)
17        Sec. 6. Inspection fees.
18        (a)  (Blank).  There shall be paid to  the  Director  for
19    all  commercial fertilizers or custom mix distributed in this
20    State an inspection fee at the rate of 20¢ per ton. Sales  to
21    manufacturers  or  exchanges between them are hereby exempted
22    from the inspection fee.
23        On individual packages of commercial  or  custom  mix  or
24    specialty  fertilizers  containing 5 pounds or less, or if in
25    liquid form containers of 4,000 cubic  centimeters  or  less,
26    there  shall  be  paid  instead of the 20¢ per ton inspection
27    fee, an annual inspection fee of $25 for each grade within  a
28    brand sold or distributed. Where a person sells commercial or
29    custom  mix  or specialty fertilizers in packages of 5 pounds
30    or less, or 4,000 cubic centimeters  or  less  if  in  liquid
31    form,  and  also  sells  in  larger packages than 5 pounds or
32    liquid containers larger than 4,000 cubic  centimeters,  this
33    annual  inspection  fee  of  $25 applies only to that portion
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 1    sold  in  packages  of  5  pounds  or  less  or  4,000  cubic
 2    centimeters or less, and that portion sold in larger packages
 3    or containers shall be subject to the same inspection fee  of
 4    20¢ per ton as provided in this Act. The increased fees shall
 5    be effective after June 30, 1989.
 6        (b)  (Blank).  Every  person who distributes a commercial
 7    fertilizer or custom mix in this State shall  file  with  the
 8    Director,  on  forms furnished by the Director, a semi-annual
 9    statement for the periods ending June  30  and  December  31,
10    setting  forth  the  number  of  net  tons  of  each grade of
11    commercial fertilizers within a brand  or  the  net  tons  of
12    custom  mix distributed. The report shall be due on or before
13    the 15th day  of  the  month  following  the  close  of  each
14    semi-annual  period  and  upon  the  statement  shall pay the
15    inspection fee at the rate stated in paragraph  (a)  of  this
16    Section.
17        (c)  An  inspection  fee  at the rate of 20 cents per ton
18    shall be paid to the Director for all fertilizers distributed
19    in this State to  non-registrants  or  non-licensees,  except
20    that  sales  or  exchanges  between importers, manufacturers,
21    distributors, registrants, or  licensees  are  exempted.  The
22    minimum inspection fee shall be $25 every 6 months.
23        (d)  Every   registrant   or   licensee  who  distributes
24    fertilizer in this State shall file  semi-annually  with  the
25    Director  a  statement for the reporting period setting forth
26    the number of net tons of each fertilizer distributed in this
27    State during the period. The report shall be due on or before
28    30 days following the close of the filing  period,  and  upon
29    the  statement  the  registrant  or  licensee  shall  pay the
30    inspection fee at the rate stated in paragraph  (c)  of  this
31    Section.  If  the tonnage report is not filed and the payment
32    of inspection fees is not made within 30 days after  the  end
33    of  the  specified filing period, a collection fee, amounting
34    to 10% of the amount due or $50, whichever is greater,  shall
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 1    be  assessed  against the registrant or licensee and added to
 2    the amount due.
 3        (e)  When  more  than  one  person  is  involved  in  the
 4    distribution of a fertilizer, the last  person  who  has  the
 5    fertilizer  registered (is licensed) and who distributed to a
 6    non-registrant  or  non-licensee  dealer   or   consumer   is
 7    responsible   for   reporting  the  tonnage  and  paying  the
 8    inspection fee, unless the report and payment is  made  by  a
 9    prior distributor of the fertilizer.
10        (f)  An  annual  inspection  fee of $50 for each grade of
11    each brand sold or distributed shall be paid, in lieu of  the
12    inspection fee of 20 cents per ton, on individual packages of
13    fertilizer   containing  10  pounds  or  less.  If  a  person
14    distributes fertilizer in packages of 10 pounds or  less  and
15    in  packages  over 10 pounds, the annual fee shall apply only
16    to that portion distributed in packages of 10 pounds or less.
17        (g)  All fees shall be paid into the  Fertilizer  Control
18    Fund  and  shall  be  used  for  the  payment of the costs of
19    inspection,  sampling,  and  analysis  and   other   expenses
20    necessary for the administration of this Act.
21        One  half of the 20¢ per ton inspection fee shall be paid
22    into the Fertilizer Control Fund and all other fees collected
23    under this Section shall be paid into the State treasury.
24        If the tonnage report is not filed  and  the  payment  of
25    inspection  fee  is  not made within 30 days after the end of
26    the semi-annual period, a collection  fee  amounting  to  10%
27    (minimum  $10)  of  the  amount shall be assessed against the
28    registrant. The amount of fees due shall  constitute  a  debt
29    and  become  the  basis of a judgment against the registrant.
30    Upon the written request to the Director additional time  may
31    be  granted  past  the  normal date of filing the semi-annual
32    statement.
33        When more than one person is involved in the distribution
34    of  a  commercial  fertilizer,  the   last   registrant   who
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 1    distributes  to  the  non-registrant  (dealer or consumer) is
 2    responsible  for  reporting  the  tonnage  and   paying   the
 3    inspection fee.
 4    (Source: P.A. 86-232; 87-14.)

 5        (505 ILCS 80/6a) (from Ch. 5, par. 55.6a)
 6        Sec.  6a.  Fertilizer research and education program. The
 7    Department is hereby authorized to establish  a  program  and
 8    expend appropriations for a fertilizer research and education
 9    program  dealing  with  the relationship of fertilizer use to
10    soil management, soil fertility,  plant  nutrition  problems,
11    and  for  research  on  environmental  concerns  which may be
12    related to fertilizer usage; for  the  dissemination  of  the
13    results of such research; and for other designated activities
14    including  educational  programs  to  promote the correct and
15    effective usage of fertilizer materials.
16        To assist in the development and  administration  of  the
17    fertilizer  research  and  education program, the Director is
18    authorized to establish a Fertilizer Research  and  Education
19    Council  consisting  of  9  persons.   This  council shall be
20    comprised of 3 persons representing the fertilizer  industry,
21    3   persons  representing  crop  production,  and  2  persons
22    representing the public at  large.   In  the  appointment  of
23    persons  to  the  council,  the  Director  shall consult with
24    representative persons and recognized  organizations  in  the
25    respective fields concerning such appointments.  The Director
26    or  his  representative  from  the  Department  shall  act as
27    chairman of the council.  The Director  shall  call  meetings
28    thereof  from  time  to  time  or when requested by 3 or more
29    appointed members of the council.
30        The  responsibilities  of  the  Fertilizer  Research  and
31    Education Council are to:
32        (a)  solicit research and education  projects  consistent
33    with  the  scope  of  the established fertilizer research and
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 1    education program;
 2        (b)  review and arrange for peer review of  all  research
 3    proposals  for  scientific  merit  and methods, and review or
 4    arrange for the review of  all  proposals  for  their  merit,
 5    objective, methods and procedures;
 6        (c)  evaluate  the  proposed  budget for the projects and
 7    make recommendations as necessary; and
 8        (d)  monitor the progress of projects and report at least
 9    once each 6 months on each project's accomplishments  to  the
10    Director and Board of Agricultural Advisors.
11        The  Fertilizer  Research  and Education Council shall at
12    least annually recommend projects to be approved  and  funded
13    including  recommendations on continuation or cancellation of
14    authorized and ongoing projects to the Board of  Agricultural
15    Advisors,  which  is  created  in  Section  6.01 of The Civil
16    Administrative Code of Illinois.  The Board  of  Agricultural
17    Advisors    shall    review   the   proposed   projects   and
18    recommendations of  the  Fertilizer  Research  and  Education
19    Council  and recommend to the Director what projects shall be
20    approved and their priority.  In the case of  authorized  and
21    ongoing  projects,  the  Board of Agricultural Advisors shall
22    recommend to the Director the continuation or cancellation of
23    such projects.
24        When the Director, the Board  of  Agricultural  Advisors,
25    and  the  Fertilizer Research and Education Council approve a
26    project and subject to available appropriations, the Director
27    shall approve grant  funds  to  the  person  originating  the
28    proposal.
29    (Source: P.A. 86-232.)

30        (505 ILCS 80/6b) (from Ch. 5, par. 55.6b)
31        Sec.   6b.   Fertilizer  Control  Fund.   The  Fertilizer
32    Control Fund is created  as  a  special  fund  in  the  State
33    treasury.   All  license, inspection, penalty, and other fees
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 1    collected by the Department under this Act or rules shall  be
 2    deposited  into  the  Fertilizer  Control  Fund.   The amount
 3    annually collected as  fees  shall  be  appropriated  by  the
 4    General  Assembly to the Department for activities related to
 5    the administration of this Act.
 6        The Department shall apply 50% of the per ton  inspection
 7    fee to the operation of the Fertilizer Research and Education
 8    Program.  The  amount  annually  deposited  in the Fertilizer
 9    Control Fund shall be appropriated for the operation  of  the
10    Fertilizer  Research and Education Program.  These moneys The
11    monies appropriated to  the  Department  shall  be  used  for
12    expenses  consistent with carrying out the purpose and intent
13    of the program, which include council expenses, peer  review,
14    and  contracts  grants  to  persons for research or education
15    projects  and  costs  associated   with   general   operating
16    expenses,    such    as   administrative   support,   travel,
17    commodities, and printing.  The Department shall  receive  3%
18    of  the 50%.  The Department shall be entitled to apply up to
19    3% of the annual amount deposited in the  Fertilizer  Control
20    Fund for operating expenses.
21    (Source: P.A. 86-232; 87-14.)

22        (505 ILCS 80/7) (from Ch. 5, par. 55.7)
23        Sec. 7. Inspection, sampling, analysis.
24        (a)  It  is the duty of the Director, who may act through
25    his authorized  agent,  to  sample,  inspect,  make  analyses
26    analysis of, and test commercial fertilizers and custom mixes
27      distributed  within  this  State and inspect the storage of
28    bulk fertilizer at any a time and place and to such an extent
29    as he or she may deem as he considers necessary to  determine
30    whether  such  fertilizers  commercial  fertilizers or custom
31    mixes are in compliance with the provisions of this Act.  The
32    Director, individually or through his agent, is authorized to
33    enter  upon any public or private premises or carriers during
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 1    regular business hours in order to have access to  commercial
 2    fertilizers  or custom mixes and to records relating to their
 3    distribution  and storage, subject to the provisions of  this
 4    Act and the its rules and regulations pertaining thereto.
 5        (b)  The  methods  of  sampling and analysis and sampling
 6    shall be those adopted by the official  agency  from  sources
 7    such  as  those  of  the  Association  of Official Analytical
 8    Agricultural Chemists International. In cases not covered  by
 9    those  methods  or  in  cases  where methods are available in
10    which  improved  applicability  has  been  demonstrated,  the
11    Director may adopt appropriate methods from other sources.
12        (c)  The  Director,  in  determining  for  administrative
13    purposes whether any commercial fertilizer or custom  mix  is
14    deficient  in  plant  food,  shall  be  guided  solely by the
15    official sample as defined in paragraph (l) (k) of Section 3,
16    and obtained and analyzed as provided for in paragraph (b) of
17    Section 7.
18        (d)  (Blank).  The results of official  analysis  of  any
19    commercial  fertilizer  or custom mix which has been found to
20    be  subject  to  penalty  or  other  legal  action  shall  be
21    forwarded by the Director to the registrant at least 10  days
22    before  the  report  is submitted to the purchaser. If during
23    that period no adequate evidence  to  the  contrary  is  made
24    available  to the Director, the report shall become official.
25    Upon request the Director shall furnish to the  registrant  a
26    portion of any sample found subject to penalty or other legal
27    action.
28        (e)  The  results of official analysis of fertilizers and
29    portions of official samples  shall  be  distributed  by  the
30    Director as provided by rule. Official samples establishing a
31    nutrient  deficiency  shall  be  retained for a minimum of 30
32    days from the issuance of a deficiency report.
33        (f)  Fertilizers, when blended, shall be uniformly mixed.
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 1    (Source: P.A. 77-106.)

 2        (505 ILCS 80/8) (from Ch. 5, par. 55.8)
 3        Sec. 8. Plant food deficiency.
 4        If any commercial fertilizer or custom  mix  offered  for
 5    sale  in  this  State  proves,  upon official analysis, to be
 6    deficient  from  its  guaranteed  analysis,  monetary  values
 7    penalty shall be assessed against the registrant or  licensee
 8    manufacturer or custom mixer in accordance with the following
 9    provisions:
10        (1)  For   a   single  ingredient  fertilizer  containing
11    nitrogen or phosphate or potash: when the nutrient  value  of
12    this  ingredient  is found to be deficient from the guarantee
13    to the extent of 3% and not over 5%  of  the  total  nutrient
14    value,   the  registrant  shall  be  liable  for  the  actual
15    deficiency in monetary value. When the deficiency exceeds  5%
16    of  the total nutrient value, the assessment penalty shall be
17    3 times the actual monetary value of the shortage.
18        (2)  For multiple ingredient fertilizers containing 2  or
19    more  of  the  single  ingredients:  nitrogen or phosphate or
20    potash, deficiencies penalties shall be assessed according to
21    (a) or (b) as  herein  stated.  When  a  multiple  ingredient
22    fertilizer  is  subject to an assessment a penalty under both
23    (a) and (b) only  the  larger  assessment  penalty  shall  be
24    applied assessed.
25        (a)  When  the  total  combined  nutrient  values  of the
26    nitrogen or available phosphate phosphoric acid or potash  is
27    found  to  be  deficient to the extent of 3% and not over 5%,
28    the registrant or licensee shall be  liable  for  the  actual
29    deficiency  in  total  monetary  value.  When  the deficiency
30    exceeds 5%  of  the  total  nutrient  value,  the  assessment
31    penalty  shall  be  3  times the actual monetary value of the
32    shortage.
33        (b)  When either the nitrogen, available phosphoric acid,
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 1    or  potash  nutrient  value  is  found  deficient  from   the
 2    guarantee  to  the extent of 20% up to the maximum of 4 units
 3    (4% plant food), the  registrant  shall  be  liable  for  the
 4    monetary value of such shortages.
 5        (3)  Deficiencies    in    any   other   constituent   or
 6    constituents covered under  Section  3,  paragraph  (j)  (i),
 7    items  B  and,  C,  and D of this Act which the registrant is
 8    required to or may guarantee shall be evaluated and  monetary
 9    values  assessed by the Director and penalties therefor shall
10    be prescribed by the Director.
11        (a)  (Blank).  Nothing contained in  this  Section  shall
12    prevent  any  person  from  appealing to a court of competent
13    jurisdiction for judgment as to  the  justification  of  such
14    penalties.
15        (b)  All   assessments   penalties  assessed  under  this
16    Section  shall  be  paid  to  the  consumer  of  the  lot  of
17    commercial fertilizer or custom mix purchased, and  which  is
18    represented by the sample analyzed, within one month 3 months
19       after  the  date  of  notice  from  the  Director  to  the
20    registrant. Receipts shall be  taken  therefor  and  promptly
21    forwarded to the Director. If such consumers cannot be found,
22    the  amount  of  the  assessment penalty shall be paid to the
23    Director who shall deposit the same in the Fertilizer Control
24     General Revenue Fund in the State Treasury.
25    (Source: Laws 1963, p. 2240.)

26        (505 ILCS 80/9) (from Ch. 5, par. 55.9)
27        Sec. 9.  Commercial value. On the  basis  of  information
28    secured  from  persons  holding  registrant's  permit to sell
29    fertilizers in Illinois, The following values  will  be  used
30    for  purposes  of  assessing  monetary  values  penalties  as
31    provided by Section 8 of this Act:
32    Nitrogen                       $3.00 per unit (15¢ per pound)
33    Total P2O5 in Rock
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 1        Phosphate                   .72 per unit (3.6¢ per pound)
 2    Available Phosphate P2O5        2.00 per unit (10¢ per pound)
 3    Soluble Potash                  1.00 per unit (5¢ per pound).
 4        In   the   event   that   the   actual  retail  price  is
 5    substantially greater than the value  as  calculated  at  the
 6    above  rates,  the  assessment  penalty shall be based on the
 7    retail price.  In addition, the Director may require that any
 8    lot subject to a deficiency assessment penalty be returned to
 9    the registrant and all costs involved in the return  of  such
10    goods shall be borne by the registrant.  However, in the case
11    of  bulk fertilizers, the person offering fertilizer for sale
12    in bulk shall be responsible for guaranteeing such fertilizer
13    and shall be liable for all deficiency assessments  penalties
14    assessed under the provisions of Section 8.
15    (Source: P.A. 89-626, eff. 8-9-96.)

16        (505 ILCS 80/11) (from Ch. 5, par. 55.11)
17        Sec. 11.  False or misleading statements. No person shall
18    distribute  misbranded  fertilizer.  A  fertilizer  shall  be
19    deemed to be misbranded if:
20             (1)  Its labeling is false or misleading;
21             (2)  It  is  distributed  under  the name of another
22        fertilizer product;
23             (3)  It is not labeled as required in Section  5  of
24        this  Act  and  in accordance with rules prescribed under
25        this Act; or
26             (4)  It purports  to  be  or  is  represented  as  a
27        fertilizer  or  is  represented  as  containing  a  plant
28        nutrient  or  fertilizer,  unless  the  plant nutrient or
29        fertilizer conforms to the representation.
30        A commercial fertilizer or custom mix is misbranded if it
31    carries any false or misleading statement upon or attached to
32    the  container,  or  if  false   or   misleading   statements
33    concerning  its  agricultural value are made on the container
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 1    or in any advertising matter accompanying or associated  with
 2    the  commercial  fertilizer  or custom mix. It is unlawful to
 3    distribute a misbranded commercial fertilizer or  custom  mix
 4    only  after  a  notice  of hearing has been issued, served, a
 5    hearing held, and opportunity is given for the  defendant  to
 6    appeal to a court of competent jurisdiction from the decision
 7    of  the  hearing, if he so elects, within a period of 10 days
 8    after such hearing.
 9    (Source: Laws 1961, p. 3085.)

10        (505 ILCS 80/11a new)
11        Sec. 11a.  Adulteration. No person  shall  distribute  an
12    adulterated  fertilizer product. A fertilizer shall be deemed
13    to be adulterated if:
14             (1)  it  contains   any   deleterious   or   harmful
15        substance  in sufficient amount to render it injurious to
16        beneficial plant life,  animals,  humans,  aquatic  life,
17        soil, or water when applied in accordance with directions
18        for  use on the label; or, if adequate warning statements
19        or directions for use which may be necessary  to  protect
20        plant life, animals, humans, aquatic life, soil, or water
21        are not shown upon the label; or
22             (2)  its  composition  falls  below  or differs from
23        that which it is purported to possess by its labeling; or
24             (3)  it contains unwanted crop seed or weed seed.

25        (505 ILCS 80/12) (from Ch. 5, par. 55.12)
26        Sec.  12.  Tonnage  reports.   The  person   transacting,
27    distributing  or  selling commercial fertilizer or custom mix
28    to a non-registrant or  non-licensee  will  supply  mail  the
29    Director  a  summary report on or before the 10th day of each
30    month covering shipments  made  during  the  preceding  month
31    showing  the  following  information:  name and county of the
32    consignee, and amount  (tons)  by  grades,  and  analysis  of
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 1    commercial  fertilizer or custom mix. This report may be made
 2    on a special summary form provided by the Director  or  other
 3    forms  as approved by the Director. Specialty fertilizer sold
 4    in packages weighing 10 5 pounds or less or in  container  of
 5    4000  cubic  centimeters  or  less,  shall be reported but no
 6    inspection fee will  be  charged.  No  information  furnished
 7    under  this  Section  shall be disclosed by the Department in
 8    such a way as to divulge the operation of any person.
 9    (Source: P.A. 80-520.)

10        (505 ILCS 80/13) (from Ch. 5, par. 55.13)
11        Sec. 13. Publications.
12        The Director shall publish at least annually  information
13    concerning  the distribution of fertilizers semi-annually and
14    in such forms as he may deem proper:
15        (a)  Information   concerning   the    distribution    of
16    commercial fertilizers and custom mixes by counties.
17        (b)  Results  of  analysis  based  on official samples of
18    commercial fertilizers and custom  mixes  distributed  within
19    the  state  as  compared  with  the analysis guaranteed under
20    Sections 4 and 5.
21    (Source: Laws 1961, p. 3085.)

22        (505 ILCS 80/14) (from Ch. 5, par. 55.14)
23        Sec. 14. Rules and regulations.
24        (a)  The  Director  is  authorized  to  promulgate  rules
25    governing the method of storage,  application,  distribution,
26    labeling,    sampling,    inspecting,   analyzing,   testing,
27    establishing tolerances, setting  and  collecting  reasonable
28    charges for tests, and sampling fees.  The Director may adopt
29    reasonable rules necessary to secure effective administration
30    of this Act.
31        (b)  The  official definitions of fertilizer material and
32    official fertilizer terms as adopted  and  published  by  the
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 1    Association  of American Plant Food Control Officials and any
 2    amendments or supplements are  the  official  definitions  of
 3    fertilizer  ingredients and official fertilizer terms, except
 4    as specially amended, modified, or rejected by a rule adopted
 5    by the Director.
 6        For  the  enforcement  of  this  Act,  the  Director   is
 7    authorized, after due notice and public hearing, to prescribe
 8    and  to  enforce  such  rules and regulations relating to the
 9    distribution of commercial fertilizer or custom mix as he may
10    find necessary to carry  into  effect  the  full  intent  and
11    meaning of this Act.
12    (Source: Laws 1961, p. 3085.)

13        (505 ILCS 80/15) (from Ch. 5, par. 55.15)
14        Sec. 15. Short weight.
15        If  any  commercial  fertilizer  or  custom  mix  in  the
16    possession  of  the  consumer  is found by the Director to be
17    short  in  weight,  the  registrant  or  licensee   of   such
18    commercial  fertilizer  or  custom  mix shall, within 30 days
19    after official notice from the Director, pay to the  consumer
20    a penalty equal to 4 times the value of the actual shortage.
21    (Source: Laws 1961, p. 3085.)

22        (505 ILCS 80/16) (from Ch. 5, par. 55.16)
23        Sec.   16.  Cancellation,   suspension,   or  refusal  of
24    registrations.   Following  an  administrative  hearing,  the
25    Director  may  refuse  to  register a fertilizer or cancel or
26    suspend a fertilizer registration if:
27        (1)  the composition of the fertilizer does  not  warrant
28    the claims made;
29        (2)  the  fertilizer  does not comply with the provisions
30    of this Act or its rules;
31        (3)  the  labeling  or  other  materials   required   for
32    registration do not comply with the provisions of this Act or
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 1    its rules;
 2        (4)  the   registrant   used   fraudulent   or  deceptive
 3    practices to secure registration. is authorized and empowered
 4    to  cancel  the  registration  of  any  brand  of  commercial
 5    fertilizer or custom mix or to refuse to register  any  brand
 6    of  commercial  fertilizer  or custom mix as herein provided,
 7    upon satisfactory  evidence  that  the  registrant  has  used
 8    fraudulent   or   deceptive  practices  in  the  evasions  or
 9    attempted evasions of the provisions of this Act or any rules
10    and   regulations   promulgated   thereunder;   however,   no
11    registration shall be revoked or refused until the registrant
12    has been given the opportunity to appear for a hearing by the
13    Director.
14    (Source: Laws 1961, p. 3085.)

15        (505 ILCS 80/16a new)
16        Sec.  16a.  Investigation;   hearing;   suspension.   The
17    Department  may,  upon  its  own  motion, and shall, upon the
18    verified complaint in writing of  any  person  setting  forth
19    facts that, if proved, would constitute grounds under Section
20    16,  investigate the actions of any applicant, registrant, or
21    person  claiming  to  be  licensed  under  this  Act.  Before
22    refusing  to  issue,  suspending, or revoking a registration,
23    the Department shall, at least 10 days before  the  date  set
24    for  the  hearing,  notify  in  writing  the applicant for or
25    holder  of  a  registration,  called  in  this  Section   the
26    respondent,   that  a  hearing  will  be  held  on  the  date
27    designated to determine whether the respondent is  privileged
28    to   be   licensed.   The  written  notice  shall  be  served
29    personally on the respondent or by  registered  or  certified
30    mail  sent  to  the respondent's business address as shown in
31    his or her latest notification to the Department.   Following
32    an administrative hearing, the Director may suspend or refuse
33    to  issue  a  license when violation of this Act or its rules
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 1    are found.
 2        The Department, over the signature of  the  Director,  is
 3    authorized  to  subpoena  and bring before the Department any
 4    person or persons in this State and to take testimony orally,
 5    by deposition, or by exhibit, with the same fees and  mileage
 6    and  in  the  same  manner  prescribed  by  law  in  judicial
 7    proceedings  in  civil cases in circuit courts of this State.
 8    The Director is authorized to issue subpoenas duces tecum  to
 9    command  the production of any or all records relating to the
10    person.

11        (505 ILCS 80/16b new)
12        Sec. 16b.  Illinois  Administrative  Procedure  Act.  The
13    Illinois   Administrative  Procedure  Act  and  the  Illinois
14    Department of Agriculture administrative hearing rules  shall
15    apply to this Act.

16        (505 ILCS 80/16c new)
17        Sec.     16c.  Administrative     review.    All    final
18    administrative decisions of the  Department  are  subject  to
19    judicial  review  under  the provisions of Article III of the
20    Code of Civil Procedure and with rules  of  courts  governing
21    civil  trials.  The term "administrative decision" is used as
22    defined in Section 3-101 of the Code of Civil Procedure.

23        (505 ILCS 80/16d new)
24        Sec.   16d.  Administrative   hearings   and   penalties.
25    Following  an  administrative  hearing,  any   person   found
26    violating  or  aiding  in  or  abetting  the violation of any
27    provisions of this Act or any provisions of any rule  of  the
28    Department  issued  under  this  Act  shall pay the following
29    penalties:
30        (1)  $500 for a first violation.
31        (2)  $1,000 for a second violation within 2 years of  the
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 1    first violation.
 2        (3)  $1,500  for a third or subsequent violation within 3
 3    years of the first violation.
 4        Deficiency assessments, as prescribed  in  Section  8  of
 5    this Act, are exempt from the penalties in this Section.
 6        Before initiating an administrative hearing, the Director
 7    may  issue  an  advisory letter to a violator of this Act, or
 8    its rules, allowing for voluntary correction of violations.

 9        (505 ILCS 80/17) (from Ch. 5, par. 55.17)
10        Sec. 17. "Stop sale" orders.
11        The Director  or  his  authorized  agent  may  issue  and
12    enforce  a  written  or  printed "stop sale, use, or removal"
13    order to the distributor owner or custodian  of  any  lot  of
14    commercial fertilizer or custom mix and to hold such lot at a
15    designated  place  when  the  Director  finds such commercial
16    fertilizer or custom mix  is  being  distributed  offered  or
17    exposed  for  sale  in  violation of any of the provisions of
18    this Act or its rules until the law has  been  complied  with
19    and  such  commercial fertilizer or custom mix is released in
20    writing by the Director or such' violation has been otherwise
21    legally disposed of by written authority.
22        The Director shall release the stop sale order commercial
23    fertilizer or custom mix so withdrawn when  the  requirements
24    of  the  provisions  of  this  Act  and  its  rules have been
25    complied  with  and  all  costs  and  expenses  incurred   in
26    connection with the withdrawal have been paid.
27    (Source: P.A. 77-106.)

28        (505 ILCS 80/18a) (from Ch. 5, par. 55.18a)
29        Sec. 18a.  Location and operation.  (a) Before installing
30    commercial  fertilizer  facilities  for  the  distribution or
31    storage of anhydrous ammonia or nitrogen solutions, the owner
32    shall apply to the Department for approval of the location of
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 1    the facilities.  Distribution and storage facilities shall be
 2    in compliance with local zoning ordinances  and  the  minimum
 3    distance  requirements  for safe storage of anhydrous ammonia
 4    or nitrogen solutions  as  established  by  Department  rule.
 5    Existing  storage tanks installed prior to the effective date
 6    of this amendatory Act of  1983  shall  be  exempt  from  the
 7    requirements  for  location approval.  Prior to any expansion
 8    or modification  of  such  existing  storage  tanks,  written
 9    approval shall be obtained from the Department and such tanks
10    shall  meet current requirements as established by Department
11    rule.
12        (b)  Authorized Department personnel may enter  upon  any
13    public  or  private premises during reasonable business hours
14    and inspect facilities, equipment and vehicles  used  in  the
15    storage,   and   application   equipment   used  in  the  and
16    distribution of fertilizer  anhydrous  ammonia  and  nitrogen
17    solutions  and  observe  operations as necessary to determine
18    compliance with the provisions of  this  Act  and  the  rules
19    promulgated  hereunder.    Department personnel may enter the
20    premises at any time when the health, safety  or  welfare  of
21    the  public  is  threatened  by  escaping  gas, spills, fire,
22    damaged or faulty equipment, accident or act of God.
23        (c)  The Department shall  adopt  rules  and  regulations
24    setting  forth  minimum safety standards covering the design,
25    construction,  location,  installation   and   operation   of
26    equipment  for  storage,  handling, use and transportation of
27    anhydrous ammonia and low pressure nitrogen solutions.   Such
28    rules  and  regulations  shall  consist  of  those reasonably
29    necessary for the safety of  the  public,  including  persons
30    handling or using such materials, and shall be in substantial
31    conformity   with  the  current  nationally  accepted  safety
32    standards.
33        (d)  The Director or his authorized agent may  issue  and
34    enforce a written stop use order to the owner or custodian of
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 1    the  facility  upon  a violation of this Act or the rules and
 2    regulations.  The Director shall terminate the stop use order
 3    upon compliance with the requirements of  this  Act  and  its
 4    rules and regulations.
 5        (e)  The  Department  may  adopt  rules  and  regulations
 6    setting   forth  the  requirements  for  the  containment  of
 7    fertilizer  products  at  commercial  facilities,  which  may
 8    include, but would not be limited to, the design, inspection,
 9    construction, location, installation, and operation  for  the
10    storage  and handling use of bulk liquid fertilizer, bulk dry
11    fertilizer, and nitrogen solutions as may  be  necessary  for
12    the  protection  of ground water, the environment, and public
13    safety.  The Department may establish fees for the inspection
14    of such containment facilities.
15    (Source: P.A. 85-1327.)

16        (505 ILCS 80/19) (from Ch. 5, par. 55.19)
17        Sec.  19.  Injunction  Violations.  (a)  (Blank).  If  it
18    appears from the examination of any commercial fertilizer  or
19    custom  mix  that  any  of  the provisions of this Act or the
20    rules and regulations issued thereunder have  been  violated,
21    the  Director  or  his  or  her  authorized agent shall cause
22    notice of the violations  to  be  given  to  the  registrant,
23    distributor or possessor from whom the sample was taken.  Any
24    person  so  notified  shall  be given opportunity to be heard
25    under such rules and regulations as may be prescribed by  the
26    Director.   If  it  appears after such hearing, either in the
27    presence or absence of the person so notified,  that  any  of
28    the  provisions  of  this Act or rules and regulations issued
29    thereunder have been violated, the Director may  certify  the
30    facts  to  the  proper  prosecuting  attorney.  It  shall  be
31    unlawful  for  any  person to distribute, store, transport or
32    use anhydrous ammonia or nitrogen solutions in  violation  of
33    this  Act or the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder
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 1    or to violate a stop use order issued by the Director.
 2        (b)  (Blank).  Any  person  convicted  of  violating  any
 3    provisions of this Act or any of  the  rules  or  regulations
 4    issued  thereunder,  or  who  impedes,  obstructs, hinders or
 5    otherwise prevents or attempts to prevent  the  Director,  or
 6    his  or  her duly authorized agent, in the performance of his
 7    or her duty in connection with the provisions  of  this  Act,
 8    shall  be  guilty of a business offense punishable  by a fine
 9    not to exceed $1,000.  In all  prosecutions  under  this  Act
10    involving  the  composition  of  a  commercial  fertilizer or
11    custom mix, a certified copy of the official analysis  signed
12    by  the Director shall be accepted as prima facie evidence of
13    the composition.
14        (c)  (Blank).  Nothing in this Act shall be construed  as
15    requiring the Director or his or her representative to report
16    for prosecution or for the institution of seizure proceedings
17    as  a  result  of  minor  violations  of the Act if he or she
18    believes that the  public  interests  will  be  served  by  a
19    suitable notice of warning in writing.
20        (d)  (Blank).  It  shall  be  the  duty  of  each State's
21    attorney  to  whom  any  violation  is  reported   to   cause
22    appropriate  proceedings  to  be instituted and prosecuted in
23    the circuit court without delay.
24        (e)  The Director is authorized  to  apply  for  and  the
25    court is authorized to grant a temporary restraining order or
26    a  preliminary or permanent injunction restraining any person
27    from violating or continuing to violate any of the provisions
28    of this Act or any rule or regulation promulgated  under  the
29    Act  notwithstanding  the  existence  of other remedies.  The
30    injunction shall be entered without bond.
31    (Source: P.A. 83-1362.)

32        (505 ILCS 80/20a new)
33        Sec. 20a.  Cooperation with other entities.  The Director
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 1    may cooperate with and enter into agreement with governmental
 2    agencies of this State, other states,  and  agencies  of  the
 3    Federal  government  in  order  to  carry out the purpose and
 4    provisions of this Act.

 5        (505 ILCS 80/10 rep.)
 6        (505 ILCS 80/18 rep.)
 7        (505 ILCS 80/20 rep.)
 8        Section 10.  The  Illinois  Fertilizer  Act  of  1961  is
 9    amended by repealing Sections 10, 18, and 20.

10        Section  99.  Effective date.  This Act takes effect July
11    1, 1999.
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 1                                INDEX
 2               Statutes amended in order of appearance
 3    505 ILCS 80/3             from Ch. 5, par. 55.3
 4    505 ILCS 80/4             from Ch. 5, par. 55.4
 5    505 ILCS 80/4a new
 6    505 ILCS 80/5             from Ch. 5, par. 55.5
 7    505 ILCS 80/6             from Ch. 5, par. 55.6
 8    505 ILCS 80/6a            from Ch. 5, par. 55.6a
 9    505 ILCS 80/6b            from Ch. 5, par. 55.6b
10    505 ILCS 80/7             from Ch. 5, par. 55.7
11    505 ILCS 80/8             from Ch. 5, par. 55.8
12    505 ILCS 80/9             from Ch. 5, par. 55.9
13    505 ILCS 80/11            from Ch. 5, par. 55.11
14    505 ILCS 80/11a new
15    505 ILCS 80/12            from Ch. 5, par. 55.12
16    505 ILCS 80/13            from Ch. 5, par. 55.13
17    505 ILCS 80/14            from Ch. 5, par. 55.14
18    505 ILCS 80/15            from Ch. 5, par. 55.15
19    505 ILCS 80/16            from Ch. 5, par. 55.16
20    505 ILCS 80/16a new
21    505 ILCS 80/16b new
22    505 ILCS 80/16c new
23    505 ILCS 80/16d new
24    505 ILCS 80/17            from Ch. 5, par. 55.17
25    505 ILCS 80/18a           from Ch. 5, par. 55.18a
26    505 ILCS 80/19            from Ch. 5, par. 55.19
27    505 ILCS 80/20a new
28    505 ILCS 80/10 rep.
29    505 ILCS 80/18 rep.
30    505 ILCS 80/20 rep.

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