(225 ILCS 610/1.1) (from Ch. 8, par. 149.1)
    Sec. 1.1. As used in this Act, unless the context otherwise requires:
    (a) "Department" means the Department of Agriculture of the State of Illinois.
    (b) "Person" means any individual, firm, partnership, association, corporation or other business entity.
    (c) "Renderer" means any person who, for other than human consumption, collects, cooks and processes bodies or parts of bodies of dead animals, poultry or fish, or used cooking grease and oils, for the purpose of salvaging hides, wool, skins or feathers, and for the production of animal, poultry, or fish protein, blood meal, bone meal, grease or tallow.
    (d) "Blender" means any person who acquires inedible by-products of bodies or parts of bodies of dead animals, poultry or fish, or used cooking grease and oils, for the purpose of blending them to obtain a desired percentage of protein, degree of quality or color for use in animal feed, poultry feed or fertilizers.
    (e) "Collection center" means any place where bodies or parts of bodies of dead animals, poultry or fish, or used cooking grease and cooking oils, are collected for loading into a permitted vehicle for delivery to the renderer.
    (f) "Permittee" means any person issued a vehicle permit under the provisions of this Act.
    (g) "Licensee" means any person licensed under the provisions of this Act.
    (h) "Rendering materials" means bodies or parts of bodies of dead animals, poultry or fish, or used cooking grease and oils.
    (i) "Animal collection service" means a company that conveys dead animals to a landfill facility licensed under the Environmental Protection Act when no rendering service is available. Waste haulers collecting waste in which a dead animal is included incidental to such waste shall not be considered an "animal collection service" activity.
    (j) "Grease and oil collector" means any person who collects for reuse or recycling used cooking grease and cooking oils in a permitted vehicle for delivery to a grease and cooking oil processor for purposes other than rendering or blending.
    (k) "Grease and oil processor" means any person who stores, filters, processes, or distributes for reuse or recycling used cooking grease and cooking oils for uses other than rendering or blending.
(Source: P.A. 98-785, eff. 1-1-15.)