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1    AN ACT concerning safety.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Environmental Protection Act is amended by
5adding Section 13.8 as follows:
6    (415 ILCS 5/13.8 new)
7    Sec. 13.8. Algicide permits. No person shall be required to
8obtain a permit from the Agency to apply a commercially
9available algicide, such as copper sulfate or a copper sulfate
10solution, in accordance with the instructions of its
11manufacturer, to a body of water that: (i) is located wholly on
12private property, (ii) is not a water of the United States for
13purposes of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, and (iii)
14is not used as a community water supply source.
15    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
16becoming law.