|Public Act 103-0496|
|SB1772 Enrolled||LRB103 28768 CPF 55151 b|
AN ACT concerning safety.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as the
Pesticide Application at Schools Act.
The General Assembly
(1) schools throughout the State treat school property
with pesticides in order to reduce risks to students from
noxious weeds, such as thistle, poison ivy, pests,
allergies, disease bearing insects, and activities on
unlevel playing surfaces;
(2) unless properly applied in accordance with the
United States Environmental Protection Agency's pesticide
labels, schools may inadvertently expose children to
(3) it is the purpose of this Act to minimize student
exposure to pesticides.
As used in this Act, "school day"
has the same meaning given to that term in Section 300.11 of
the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.