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Full Text of SB3207  93rd General Assembly



SB3207 Enrolled LRB093 18314 RCE 44020 b

1     AN ACT concerning the Attorney General.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Asbestos Abatement Authority Act is amended
5 by changing Sections 4 and 5 as follows:
6     (20 ILCS 3120/4)  (from Ch. 127, par. 3504)
7     Sec. 4. Environmental Enforcement-Asbestos Litigation
8 Division. There is created within the office of the Attorney
9 General an Environmental Enforcement-Asbestos Litigation
10 Division. The Division, under the supervision and the direction
11 of the Attorney General, shall enforce laws, rules, and
12 regulations that protect the State's environment and shall
13 investigate and initiate legal proceedings necessary to ensure
14 maximum recovery of asbestos abatement costs for all State
15 entities of this State. All asbestos abatement costs amounts
16 recovered by the Division, including any award of damages,
17 penalties, those awarded for asbestos abatement and attorney's
18 fees, shall be deposited in the Asbestos Abatement Fund in the
19 State Treasury.
20 (Source: P.A. 85-585.)
21     (20 ILCS 3120/5)  (from Ch. 127, par. 3505)
22     Sec. 5. Asbestos Abatement Fund. There is created in the
23 State Treasury the Asbestos Abatement Fund into which shall be
24 deposited all grants, gifts, attorney's fees and recoveries
25 received for the purpose of asbestos abatement in the State
26 governmental buildings. Such funds shall be expended pursuant
27 to appropriations made by the General Assembly to the Capital
28 Development Board for asbestos surveys and abatement purposes
29 and to the Attorney General for the operations of the
30 Environmental Enforcement-Asbestos Litigation Division.
31 (Source: P.A. 87-14; 87-633.)



SB3207 Enrolled - 2 - LRB093 18314 RCE 44020 b

1     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
2 becoming law.