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 Bill Status of SB0102  97th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Terry Link

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
30 ILCS 105/5.786 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Plastic Bag and Film Recycling Act. Requires manufacturers of plastic carryout bags to register with the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency and pay to the Agency an initial registration fee and annual registration renewal fee. Prohibits a manufacturer from selling or offering to sell a plastic bag in the State unless its name is printed on the bag. Requires the manufacturers to develop an Agency-approved plan for the recycling of plastic carryout bags and plastic film product wrap. Prohibits, under certain circumstances, a retailer from purchasing plastic carryout bags for use or distribution in the State. Requires the Agency to post certain information on its website. Requires specified percentages of post-consumer recycled content in plastic carryout bags manufactured for use in the State. Specifies civil penalties for violations of the Act. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Plastic Bag Recycling Fund as a special fund in the State treasury. Provides that moneys in the Fund are to be used by the Agency to implement the Act and to carryout certain educational missions. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
30 ILCS 105/5.786

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with changes. Makes changes to provisions concerning: legislative findings; definitions; registration fees; manufacturer labeling; recycling plans; retailer requirements; responsibilities of the Agency; recycled content requirements; and penalties. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/27/2011SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Terry Link
  1/27/2011SenateFirst Reading
  1/27/2011SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/9/2011SenateAssigned to Environment
  3/2/2011SenatePostponed - Environment
  3/9/2011SenatePostponed - Environment
  3/11/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Terry Link
  3/11/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/14/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Environment
  3/17/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/17/2011SenateDo Pass as Amended Environment; 008-000-000
  3/17/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 29, 2011
  4/11/2011SenateSecond Reading
  4/11/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 12, 2011
  4/15/2011SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 4, 2011
  5/6/2011SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2011
  7/23/2011SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  1/8/2013SenateSession Sine Die

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