101ST GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2019 and 2020
Introduced 2/4/2020, by Sen. Dale Fowler
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that a pesticide
applicator shall notify a beekeeper if the pesticide is applied within 3
miles of the beekeeper's colony registered with the Department of
Agriculture under the Bees and Apiaries Act. Effective January 1, 2021.
A BILL FOR
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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 11.2 as follows:
(415 ILCS 5/11.2 new)
Pesticide applicators; beekeepers.
applicator shall notify a beekeeper, as that term is defined
under Section 1a of the Bees and Apiaries Act, if the pesticide
is applied within 3 miles of the beekeeper's colony registered
with the Department of Agriculture under the Bees and Apiaries
This Act takes effect January