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Full Text of HB2569  103rd General Assembly




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1    AN ACT concerning safety.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Illinois Solid Waste Management Act is
5amended by changing Section 3 as follows:
6    (415 ILCS 20/3)  (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 7053)
7    Sec. 3. State agency materials recycling program.
8    (a) All State agencies and local governments shall
9consider whether compost products can be used in the land
10maintenance activity project when soliciting and reviewing
11bids for land maintenance activity projects. If compost
12products can be used in the project, the State agency or local
13government must use compost products unless the compost
14products: responsible for the maintenance of public lands in
15the State shall, to the maximum extent feasible, use compost
16materials in all land maintenance activities which are to be
17paid with public funds.
18        (1) are not available within a reasonable period of
19    time;
20        (2) do not comply with existing purchasing standards;
21    or
22        (3) do not comply with federal or State health and
23    safety standards.



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1    Beginning January 1, 2024, the Department of
2Transportation shall report each year to the General Assembly:
3        (i) the volume of compost used in State highway
4    construction projects;
5        (ii) the status of compost and compost-based products
6    used in State highway construction projects; and
7        (iii) recommendations to maximize the use of compost
8    as a recycled material in State highway construction
9    projects.
10    State agencies and local governments are encouraged to
11give priority to purchasing compost products from companies
12that produce compost products locally, are certified by a
13nationally recognized organization, and produce compost
14products that are derived from municipal solid waste compost
16    (a-5) All State agencies responsible for the maintenance
17of public lands in the State shall review its procurement
18specifications and policies to determine (1) if incorporating
19compost materials will help reduce stormwater run-off and
20increase infiltration of moisture in land maintenance
21activities and (2) the current recycled content usage and
22potential for additional recycled content usage by the Agency
23in land maintenance activities and report to the General
24Assembly by December 15, 2015.
25    (b) The Department of Central Management Services, in
26coordination with the Agency, shall implement waste reduction



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1programs, including source separation and collection, for
2office wastepaper, corrugated containers, newsprint and mixed
3paper, in all State buildings as appropriate and feasible.
4Such waste reduction programs shall be designed to achieve
5waste reductions of at least 25% of all such waste by December
631, 1995, and at least 50% of all such waste by December 31,
72000. Any source separation and collection program shall
8include, at a minimum, procedures for collecting and storing
9recyclable materials, bins or containers for storing
10materials, and contractual or other arrangements with buyers
11of recyclable materials. If market conditions so warrant, the
12Department of Central Management Services, in coordination
13with the Agency, may modify programs developed pursuant to
14this Section.
15    The Department of Commerce and Community Affairs (now
16Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity) shall conduct
17waste categorization studies of all State facilities for
18calendar years 1991, 1995 and 2000. Such studies shall be
19designed to assist the Department of Central Management
20Services to achieve the waste reduction goals established in
21this subsection.
22    (c) Each State agency shall, upon consultation with the
23Agency, periodically review its procurement procedures and
24specifications related to the purchase of products or
25supplies. Such procedures and specifications shall be modified
26as necessary to require the procuring agency to seek out



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1products and supplies that contain recycled materials, and to
2ensure that purchased products or supplies are reusable,
3durable or made from recycled materials whenever economically
4and practically feasible. In choosing among products or
5supplies that contain recycled material, consideration shall
6be given to products and supplies with the highest recycled
7material content that is consistent with the effective and
8efficient use of the product or supply.
9    (d) Wherever economically and practically feasible, the
10Department of Central Management Services shall procure
11recycled paper and paper products as follows:
12        (1) Beginning July 1, 1989, at least 10% of the total
13    dollar value of paper and paper products purchased by the
14    Department of Central Management Services shall be
15    recycled paper and paper products.
16        (2) Beginning July 1, 1992, at least 25% of the total
17    dollar value of paper and paper products purchased by the
18    Department of Central Management Services shall be
19    recycled paper and paper products.
20        (3) Beginning July 1, 1996, at least 40% of the total
21    dollar value of paper and paper products purchased by the
22    Department of Central Management Services shall be
23    recycled paper and paper products.
24        (4) Beginning July 1, 2000, at least 50% of the total
25    dollar value of paper and paper products purchased by the
26    Department of Central Management Services shall be



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1    recycled paper and paper products.
2    (e) Paper and paper products purchased from private
3vendors pursuant to printing contracts are not considered
4paper products for the purposes of subsection (d). However,
5the Department of Central Management Services shall report to
6the General Assembly on an annual basis the total dollar value
7of printing contracts awarded to private sector vendors that
8included the use of recycled paper.
9        (f)(1) Wherever economically and practically feasible,
10    the recycled paper and paper products referred to in
11    subsection (d) shall contain postconsumer or recovered
12    paper materials as specified by paper category in this
13    subsection:
14            (i) Recycled high grade printing and writing paper
15        shall contain at least 50% recovered paper material.
16        Such recovered paper material, until July 1, 1994,
17        shall consist of at least 20% deinked stock or
18        postconsumer material; and beginning July 1, 1994,
19        shall consist of at least 25% deinked stock or
20        postconsumer material; and beginning July 1, 1996,
21        shall consist of at least 30% deinked stock or
22        postconsumer material; and beginning July 1, 1998,
23        shall consist of at least 40% deinked stock or
24        postconsumer material; and beginning July 1, 2000,
25        shall consist of at least 50% deinked stock or
26        postconsumer material.



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1            (ii) Recycled tissue products, until July 1, 1994,
2        shall contain at least 25% postconsumer material; and
3        beginning July 1, 1994, shall contain at least 30%
4        postconsumer material; and beginning July 1, 1996,
5        shall contain at least 35% postconsumer material; and
6        beginning July 1, 1998, shall contain at least 40%
7        postconsumer material; and beginning July 1, 2000,
8        shall contain at least 45% postconsumer material.
9            (iii) Recycled newsprint, until July 1, 1994,
10        shall contain at least 40% postconsumer material; and
11        beginning July 1, 1994, shall contain at least 50%
12        postconsumer material; and beginning July 1, 1996,
13        shall contain at least 60% postconsumer material; and
14        beginning July 1, 1998, shall contain at least 70%
15        postconsumer material; and beginning July 1, 2000,
16        shall contain at least 80% postconsumer material.
17            (iv) Recycled unbleached packaging, until July 1,
18        1994, shall contain at least 35% postconsumer
19        material; and beginning July 1, 1994, shall contain at
20        least 40% postconsumer material; and beginning July 1,
21        1996, shall contain at least 45% postconsumer
22        material; and beginning July 1, 1998, shall contain at
23        least 50% postconsumer material; and beginning July 1,
24        2000, shall contain at least 55% postconsumer
25        material.
26            (v) Recycled paperboard, until July 1, 1994, shall



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1        contain at least 80% postconsumer material; and
2        beginning July 1, 1994, shall contain at least 85%
3        postconsumer material; and beginning July 1, 1996,
4        shall contain at least 90% postconsumer material; and
5        beginning July 1, 1998, shall contain at least 95%
6        postconsumer material.
7        (2) For the purposes of this Section, "postconsumer
8    material" includes:
9            (i) paper, paperboard, and fibrous wastes from
10        retail stores, office buildings, homes, and so forth,
11        after the waste has passed through its end usage as a
12        consumer item, including used corrugated boxes, old
13        newspapers, mixed waste paper, tabulating cards, and
14        used cordage; and
15            (ii) all paper, paperboard, and fibrous wastes
16        that are diverted or separated from the municipal
17        solid waste stream.
18        (3) For the purposes of this Section, "recovered paper
19    material" includes:
20            (i) postconsumer material;
21            (ii) dry paper and paperboard waste generated
22        after completion of the papermaking process (that is,
23        those manufacturing operations up to and including the
24        cutting and trimming of the paper machine reel into
25        smaller rolls or rough sheets), including envelope
26        cuttings, bindery trimmings, and other paper and



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1        paperboard waste resulting from printing, cutting,
2        forming, and other converting operations, or from bag,
3        box and carton manufacturing, and butt rolls, mill
4        wrappers, and rejected unused stock; and
5            (iii) finished paper and paperboard from obsolete
6        inventories of paper and paperboard manufacturers,
7        merchants, wholesalers, dealers, printers, converters,
8        or others.
9    (g) The Department of Central Management Services may
10adopt regulations to carry out the provisions and purposes of
11this Section.
12    (h) Every State agency shall, in its procurement
13documents, specify that, whenever economically and practically
14feasible, a product to be procured must consist, wholly or in
15part, of recycled materials, or be recyclable or reusable in
16whole or in part. When applicable, if state guidelines are not
17already prescribed, State agencies shall follow USEPA
18guidelines for federal procurement.
19    (i) All State agencies shall cooperate with the Department
20of Central Management Services in carrying out this Section.
21The Department of Central Management Services may enter into
22cooperative purchasing agreements with other governmental
23units in order to obtain volume discounts, or for other
24reasons in accordance with the Governmental Joint Purchasing
25Act, or in accordance with the Intergovernmental Cooperation
26Act if governmental units of other states or the federal



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1government are involved.
2    (j) The Department of Central Management Services shall
3submit an annual report to the General Assembly concerning its
4implementation of the State's collection and recycled paper
5procurement programs. This report shall include a description
6of the actions that the Department of Central Management
7Services has taken in the previous fiscal year to implement
8this Section. This report shall be submitted on or before
9November 1 of each year.
10    (k) The Department of Central Management Services, in
11cooperation with all other appropriate departments and
12agencies of the State, shall institute whenever economically
13and practically feasible the use of re-refined motor oil in
14all State-owned motor vehicles and the use of remanufactured
15and retread tires whenever such use is practical, beginning no
16later than July 1, 1992.
17    (l) (Blank).
18    (m) The Department of Central Management Services, in
19coordination with the Department of Commerce and Community
20Affairs (now Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity),
21has implemented an aluminum can recycling program in all State
22buildings within 270 days of the effective date of this
23amendatory Act of 1997. The program provides for (1) the
24collection and storage of used aluminum cans in bins or other
25appropriate containers made reasonably available to occupants
26and visitors of State buildings and (2) the sale of used



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1aluminum cans to buyers of recyclable materials.
2    Proceeds from the sale of used aluminum cans shall be
3deposited into I-CYCLE accounts maintained in the Facilities
4Management Revolving Fund and, subject to appropriation, shall
5be used by the Department of Central Management Services and
6any other State agency to offset the costs of implementing the
7aluminum can recycling program under this Section.
8    All State agencies having an aluminum can recycling
9program in place shall continue with their current plan. If a
10State agency has an existing recycling program in place,
11proceeds from the aluminum can recycling program may be
12retained and distributed pursuant to that program, otherwise
13all revenue resulting from these programs shall be forwarded
14to Central Management Services, I-CYCLE for placement into the
15appropriate account within the Facilities Management Revolving
16Fund, minus any operating costs associated with the program.
17(Source: P.A. 101-636, eff. 6-10-20; 102-444, eff. 8-20-21.)