(415 ILCS 170/5)
In this Act:
"Agency" means the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency.
"Class B firefighting foam" means foam designed to extinguish flammable liquid fires or prevent the ignition of flammable liquids.
"Fire department" means the duly authorized fire protection organization of a unit of local government, a Regional Fire Protection Agency, a fire protection district, or a volunteer fire department.
"Local government" means a unit of local government or other special purpose district that provides firefighting services.
"Manufacturer" means a person that manufactures Class B firefighting foam and any agents of that person, including an importer, distributor, authorized servicer, factory branch, or distributor branch.
"Perfluoroalkyl substance or polyfluoroalkyl substance" or "PFAS" means a class of fluorinated organic chemicals containing at least one fully fluorinated carbon atom.
"Person" means any individual, partnership, association, public or private corporation, limited liability company, or any other type of legal or commercial entity, including, but not limited to, members, managers, partners, directors, or officers.
"Testing" means calibration testing, conformance testing, and fixed system testing.
(Source: P.A. 102-290, eff. 8-6-21.)