|HB2076 Enrolled||LRB101 05024 CPF 50033 b|
AN ACT concerning safety.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Environmental Protection Act is amended by
adding Section 22.59 as follows:
(415 ILCS 5/22.59 new)
Regulation of bisphenol A in business
(a) For purposes of this Section, "thermal paper" means
paper with bisphenol A added to the coating.
(b) Beginning January 1, 2020, no person shall manufacture,
for sale in this State, thermal paper.
(c) No person shall distribute or use any thermal paper for
the making of business or banking records, including, but not
limited to, records of receipts, credits, withdrawals,
deposits, or credit or debit card transactions. This subsection
shall not apply to thermal paper that was manufactured prior to
January 1, 2020.
(d) The prohibition in subsections (a) and (b) shall not
apply to paper containing recycled material.
This Act takes effect upon