Rep. Jim Durkin

Filed: 11/14/2018





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 5983 on page 3,
3immediately below line 11, by inserting the following:
4            "(E) If the Agency adopts rules, emissions
5        standards, or permit conditions related to, or
6        prohibiting the use of ethylene oxide for
7        sterilization of medical products, then,
8        notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, the
9        Agency shall, by rule, provide that a hospital licensed
10        under the Hospital Licensing Act or operated under the
11        University of Illinois Hospital Act, shall be allowed
12        at least 12 months, but no more than 18 months, from
13        the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 100th
14        General Assembly to discontinue its use of ethylene
15        oxide for the sterilization of medical products, or
16        otherwise comply with any emissions standards or
17        permit conditions.".