Public Act 098-0472
HB3081 EnrolledLRB098 06683 JDS 36729 b

    AN ACT concerning safety.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Litter Control Act is amended by changing
Section 8 as follows:
    (415 ILCS 105/8)  (from Ch. 38, par. 86-8)
    Sec. 8. Persons who violate any of Sections 4 through 7 are
subject to the penalties set out in this Section.
    (a) Any person convicted of a violation of Section 4, 5, 6
or 7 is guilty of a Class B misdemeanor. A second conviction
for an offense committed after the first conviction is a Class
A misdemeanor. A third or subsequent violation, committed after
a second conviction is a Class 4 felony.
    (b) In addition to any fine imposed under this Act, the
court may order that the person convicted of such a violation
remove and properly dispose of the litter, may employ special
bailiffs to supervise such removal and disposal, and may tax
the costs of such supervision as costs against the person so
    (c) The penalties prescribed in this Section are in
addition to, and not in lieu of, any penalties, rights,
remedies, duties or liabilities otherwise imposed or conferred
by law.
    (d) An individual convicted of violating Section 4 or
Section 5 of this Act by disposing of litter upon a public
highway may, in addition to any other penalty, be required to
maintain litter control for 30 days over a designated portion
of that highway, including, at the discretion of the agency
having jurisdiction over the section of highway in question,
the site where the offense occurred, as provided in Section 50
of the Illinois Adopt-A-Highway Act.
    (e) A mandatory minimum fine of $50 must be imposed against
any person who is convicted of violating Section 5 of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 94-1044, eff. 1-1-07.)

Effective Date: 1/1/2014