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Public Act 093-0932




Public Act 093-0932
SB3207 Enrolled LRB093 18314 RCE 44020 b

    AN ACT concerning the Attorney General.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Asbestos Abatement Authority Act is amended
by changing Sections 4 and 5 as follows:
    (20 ILCS 3120/4)  (from Ch. 127, par. 3504)
    Sec. 4. Environmental Enforcement-Asbestos Litigation
Division. There is created within the office of the Attorney
General an Environmental Enforcement-Asbestos Litigation
Division. The Division, under the supervision and the direction
of the Attorney General, shall enforce laws, rules, and
regulations that protect the State's environment and shall
investigate and initiate legal proceedings necessary to ensure
maximum recovery of asbestos abatement costs for all State
entities of this State. All asbestos abatement costs amounts
recovered by the Division, including any award of damages,
penalties, those awarded for asbestos abatement and attorney's
fees, shall be deposited in the Asbestos Abatement Fund in the
State Treasury.
(Source: P.A. 85-585.)
    (20 ILCS 3120/5)  (from Ch. 127, par. 3505)
    Sec. 5. Asbestos Abatement Fund. There is created in the
State Treasury the Asbestos Abatement Fund into which shall be
deposited all grants, gifts, attorney's fees and recoveries
received for the purpose of asbestos abatement in the State
governmental buildings. Such funds shall be expended pursuant
to appropriations made by the General Assembly to the Capital
Development Board for asbestos surveys and abatement purposes
and to the Attorney General for the operations of the
Environmental Enforcement-Asbestos Litigation Division.
(Source: P.A. 87-14; 87-633.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/12/2004