Sen. Julie A. Morrison
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AMENDMENT TO SENATE BILL 1772
AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 1772 by replacing
everything after the enacting clause with the following:
The Illinois Pesticide Act is amended by
adding Section 13.10 as follows:
(415 ILCS 60/13.10 new)
Lawn care pesticides; schools.
1, 2024, no person shall spray a pesticide at a school serving
students grades kindergarten through 8th grade on areas of the
property where children may be present, including, but not
limited to, blacktops, playing fields, or playgrounds, during
normal school hours or within 24 hours of students' arrival on
school grounds for a normal school day.
This Section shall not
apply to areas of school grounds where children are not
typically present, including, but not limited to, flower beds
and lawns surrounding the schools not used as playing fields.