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Public Act 103-0223


Public Act 0223 103RD GENERAL ASSEMBLY



Public Act 103-0223
SB1715 EnrolledLRB103 25559 AMQ 51908 b

    AN ACT concerning regulation.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Illinois Plumbing License Law is amended by
adding Section 40.5 as follows:
    (225 ILCS 320/40.5 new)
    Sec. 40.5. Bottle filling stations.
    (a) For the purposes of this Section, "bottle filling
station" means a plumbing fixture connected to the potable
water distribution system and sanitary drainage system that is
designed and intended for filling personal use drinking water
bottles or containers at least 10 inches (254 millimeters) in
height. A "bottle filling station" may be separate from or
integral to a drinking fountain and may incorporate a water
filter and a cooling system for chilling the drinking water.
    (b) The Department shall adopt a rule requiring that for
each drinking fountain in any new construction where a
drinking fountain is required under the Illinois Plumbing
Code, 77 Ill. Adm. Code 890, there shall also be a bottle
filling station or a combined bottle filling station and
drinking fountain.
    (c) The rules required to be adopted under this Section
shall take effect and be implemented by July 1, 2026.

Effective Date: 1/1/2024