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AN ACT concerning safety.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as the
Tenants Radon Protection Act.
Radon is the leading cause of death in
private homes and is a radioactive element that is part of the
radioactive decay chain of naturally occurring uranium in soil.
Unlike carbon monoxide and many other home pollutants, radon's
adverse health effect, lung cancer, is usually not produced
As used in this Act:
"Dwelling unit" means a room or suite of rooms used for
human habitation. "Dwelling unit" includes a single family
residence as well as each living unit of a multiple family
residence and each living unit in a mixed use building.
"IEMA" means the Illinois Emergency Management Agency.
"Landlord" means any person or entity leasing a dwelling
unit to a tenant, and includes, but is not limited to, an
individual, company, corporation, firm, group, association,
partnership, joint venture, trust, government agency or