(415 ILCS 60/19.1) (from Ch. 5, par. 819.1)
    Sec. 19.1. Collection programs. The Department of Agriculture may conduct a voluntary program for the collection and proper disposal of unwanted agricultural pesticides from Illinois farmers. The Department may also, in cooperation with the Illinois Department of Public Health, develop and implement a voluntary program for the collection and disposal of unwanted pesticides from structural pest control businesses. In conducting these programs, the Department has the authority to collect a fee from participants of not more than $10 per pound of material submitted for collection or disposal. In calculating the fee, the Department shall consider costs associated with administering the program and whether grant moneys or other funds are available to cover those costs. Any fees collected pursuant to these programs shall be deposited into the Pesticide Control Fund and shall be appropriated by the General Assembly to the Department for the purposes of this Section. The Department shall periodically advise the interagency committee regarding the status of programs implemented under this Section.
(Source: P.A. 89-614, eff. 1-1-97.)