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 Bill Status of SB3640  100th General Assembly

Short Description:  EPA-ETHYLENE OXIDE BAN

Senate Sponsors
Sen. John F. Curran - Iris Y. Martinez - Julie A. Morrison - Melinda Bush

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2019SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
415 ILCS 5/9.16 new
415 ILCS 5/39.5from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1039.5

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that ethylene oxide shall only be used to sterilize medical products, and only if the Environmental Protection Agency determines that there is no substitute sterilization technology available for sterilizing a particular medical product. Requires the Agency to prohibit all uses of ethylene oxide by January 1, 2022. Provides that the Agency shall not renew an air pollution operating permit if the Agency finds that the facility is emitting ethylene oxide at a level that violates any federal or State standards pertaining to ethylene oxide. Provides circumstances under which the Agency shall reopen and modify permits issued to facilities emitting ethylene oxide under the Clean Air Act Permit Program. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  11/7/2018SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. John F. Curran
  11/7/2018SenateFirst Reading
  11/7/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  11/7/2018SenateAssigned to Environment and Conservation
  11/8/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  11/9/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. John F. Curran
  11/9/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  11/15/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  11/15/2018SenateChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  11/15/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  12/29/2018SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  1/9/2019SenateSession Sine Die

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