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Public Act 100-0051


Public Act 0051 100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY



Public Act 100-0051
HB2386 EnrolledLRB100 08060 MJP 18145 b

    AN ACT concerning safety.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Environmental Protection Act is amended by
changing Section 21.2 as follows:
    (415 ILCS 5/21.2)  (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1021.2)
    Sec. 21.2. (a) After June 30, 1988, no person may sell or
offer for sale at retail in this State any metal beverage
container acquired by the seller or retailer after that date
which is designed and constructed in such a manner that a part
of the container is detachable in opening the container without
the aid of a can opener, unless the part comprises
substantially all of one of the ends of the metal beverage
    (b) For purposes of this Section:
    (1) "Beverage" means beer or other malt beverages, mineral
water, soda water or carbonated soft drinks, in liquid form and
intended for human consumption.
    (2) "Metal beverage container" means any can or other
container which is composed exclusively or predominantly of
metal or metallic alloys (except those sold to interstate
common carriers for use in passenger service) and which
contains or did contain a beverage.
    (c) Any person who violates this Section is guilty of a
business offense and shall be subject to a fine of $500 for the
first such violation. Any person who violates this Section a
second or subsequent time shall be guilty of a business offense
and shall be subject to a fine of $2,000.
(Source: P.A. 85-914.)

Effective Date: 1/1/2018