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1     AN ACT concerning mosquito abatement districts.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Mosquito Abatement District Act is amended
5 by changing Section 8 as follows:
6     (70 ILCS 1005/8)   (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 81)
7     Sec. 8. The board of trustees of any mosquito abatement
8 district shall, in its work, advise and cooperate with the
9 Department of Public Health of the State, and the board of
10 trustees of such district shall submit to such Department, on
11 or before January 1st of each year, a report of the work done
12 and results obtained by the district during the preceding year.
13     The board of trustees of any mosquito abatement district,
14 or its designee, shall conduct routine surveillance of
15 mosquitoes to detect the presence of mosquito-borne diseases of
16 public health significance. The surveillance shall be
17 conducted in accordance with mosquito abatement and control
18 guidelines as set forth by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control
19 and Prevention. Areas reporting disease in humans shall be
20 included in the surveillance activities. Mosquito abatement
21 districts shall report to the local certified public health
22 department the results of any positive mosquito samples
23 infected with any arboviral infections, including, but not
24 limited to: West Nile Virus, St. Louis Encephalitis, and
25 Eastern Equine Encephalitis. Reports shall be made to the local
26 certified public health department's director of environmental
27 health, or a designee of the department, within 24 hours after
28 receiving a positive report. The report shall include the type
29 of infection, the number of mosquitoes collected in the
30 trapping device, the type of trapping device used, and the type
31 of laboratory testing used to confirm the infection. Any
32 trustee of a mosquito abatement district, or designee of the



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1 board of trustees of a mosquito abatement district, that fails
2 to comply with the requirements of this Act is guilty of a
3 Class A Misdemeanor.
4 (Source: Laws 1927, p. 694.)
5     Section 90. The State Mandates Act is amended by adding
6 Section 8.28 as follows:
7     (30 ILCS 805/8.28 new)
8     Sec. 8.28. Exempt mandate. Notwithstanding Sections 6 and 8
9 of this Act, no reimbursement by the State is required for the
10 implementation of any mandate created by this amendatory Act of
11 the 93rd General Assembly.
12     Section 99. This Act takes effect upon becoming law.