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 Bill Status of SB1769  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  PESTICIDE APPLICATION-SCHOOLS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Heather Steans - Jeffrey M. Schoenberg - William Delgado - Iris Y. Martinez - Susan Garrett

House Sponsors
(Rep. Karen May - Greg Harris - Elizabeth Coulson, Bob Biggins, Michael K. Smith, Paul D. Froehlich, Mark L. Walker, LaShawn K. Ford, Esther Golar, Marlow H. Colvin, Deborah L. Graham, Monique D. Davis, Michael J. Zalewski, Mary E. Flowers, Linda Chapa LaVia, Elaine Nekritz, Julie Hamos, David E. Miller, Karen A. Yarbrough, Elizabeth Hernandez, Patricia R. Bellock, Al Riley, Maria Antonia Berrios, Luis Arroyo and Keith Farnham)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/13/2009SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0424

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/10-20.46 new
105 ILCS 5/34-18.37 new
415 ILCS 65/2from Ch. 5, par. 852
415 ILCS 65/3from Ch. 5, par. 853
415 ILCS 65/6from Ch. 5, par. 856


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Requires each school superintendent to create a program to ensure that students attending the schools that he or she manages cannot access those schools' grounds for at least 12 hours after those grounds are treated with a lawn care product. Requires each district superintendent to appoint a Lawn Care Coordinator whose duty it shall be (i) to implement that program, (ii) to supervise the provision of notice under subdivision (f)(2) of Section 3 of the Lawn Care Products Application and Notice Act, and (3) if the district adopts a pesticide-free turf care program, to supervise that program. Amends the Lawn Care Products Application and Notice Act. Requires applicators for hire to provide additional types of information to customers. Requires the owners or operators of day care centers to provide parents with one of two types of notice before applying pesticide or having pesticide applied to day center grounds (now, only school districts must provide that notice). Requires the Illinois Department of Public Health to inform school boards and the owners and operators of day care centers about these requirements. Requires the Illinois Department of Public Health to report violations to the Department of Agriculture for enforcement. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
225 ILCS 10/5.6

Further amends the School Code and the Lawn Care Products Application and Notice Act. Deletes a provision in the introduced bill that requires applicators for hire to, upon request, provide their customers with a copy of the material safety data sheet of each applied lawn care product. Inserts a provision that requires applicators for hire to, upon request, provide their customers or any person whose property abuts or is adjacent to the property of their customers with a copy of the material safety data sheet and approved pesticide registration label of each applied lawn care product. Provides that written notification required by the introduced bill may not occur by bulletin board. Increases the notification period from 2 to 4 days. Makes other technical changes. Amends the Child Care Act of 1969. Requires each licensed day care center to ensure (i) that lawn care products will not be applied to day care center grounds when children are present at the center or on its grounds and (ii) that children will not be able to access day care center grounds that have been treated with lawn care products for at least 12 hours after those grounds are treated with a lawn care product. Requires toys and other items mouthed or handled by children to be removed from the grounds before lawn care products are applied.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the School Code. Requires each school district and the Board of Education to adopt a procedure to comply with the requirements of the Lawn Care Products Application and Notice Act and the Structural Pest Control Act. Requires the designation of a staff person who is responsible for compliance with the requirements of those Acts. Amends the Child Care Act of 1969. Requires the owners and operators of licensed day care centers to ensure that lawn care products will not be applied to day care center grounds when children are present at a center or on its grounds. Amends the Lawn Care Products Application and Notice Act. Requires applicators for hire to provide, upon request, a copy of the approved pesticide registration label as well as the material safety data sheet for applied lawn care product to certain persons. Requires schools and day care centers to give parents written or telephonic notice 4 days before applying pesticide on day care grounds or school grounds (now, written notice must be given 2 days before pesticides are applied to school grounds). Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/19/2009SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Heather Steans
  2/19/2009SenateFirst Reading
  2/19/2009SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/4/2009SenateAssigned to Consumer Protection
  3/10/2009SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Heather Steans
  3/10/2009SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/11/2009SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Consumer Protection
  3/11/2009SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jeffrey M. Schoenberg
  3/11/2009SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. William Delgado
  3/12/2009SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/12/2009SenateDo Pass as Amended Consumer Protection; 009-000-000
  3/12/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 17, 2009
  3/23/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Heather Steans
  3/23/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  3/24/2009SenateSecond Reading
  3/24/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 25, 2009
  3/25/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Consumer Protection
  3/31/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Consumer Protection; 008-000-000
  4/1/2009SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  4/1/2009SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/1/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Steans
  4/1/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  4/1/2009SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Susan Garrett
  4/1/2009SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-000-000
  4/1/2009HouseArrived in House
  4/1/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/1/2009HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Karen May
  4/1/2009HouseFirst Reading
  4/1/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/14/2009HouseAssigned to Environmental Health Committee
  4/20/2009HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Greg Harris
  4/28/2009HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Environmental Health Committee; 010-003-000
  4/28/2009HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/29/2009HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  4/30/2009HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/30/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/5/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Biggins
  5/14/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael K. Smith
  5/14/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Paul D. Froehlich
  5/14/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark L. Walker
  5/14/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. LaShawn K. Ford
  5/14/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Esther Golar
  5/14/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Marlow H. Colvin
  5/14/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah L. Graham
  5/14/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  5/14/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  5/14/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  5/14/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  5/14/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  5/14/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Julie Hamos
  5/14/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. David E. Miller
  5/14/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough
  5/15/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  5/15/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  5/18/2009HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 105-000-000
  5/18/2009SenatePassed Both Houses
  5/18/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
  5/18/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios
  5/18/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
  5/18/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith Farnham
  6/16/2009SenateSent to the Governor
  8/13/2009SenateGovernor Approved
  8/13/2009SenateEffective Date August 13, 2009
  8/13/2009SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0424

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