Sen. Julie A. Morrison

Filed: 3/2/2023





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 1772 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Illinois Pesticide Act is amended by
5adding Section 13.10 as follows:
6    (415 ILCS 60/13.10 new)
7    Sec. 13.10. Lawn care pesticides; schools. Beginning July
81, 2024, no person shall spray a pesticide at a school serving
9students grades kindergarten through 8th grade on areas of the
10property where children may be present, including, but not
11limited to, blacktops, playing fields, or playgrounds, during
12normal school hours or within 24 hours of students' arrival on
13school grounds for a normal school day. This Section shall not
14apply to areas of school grounds where children are not
15typically present, including, but not limited to, flower beds
16and lawns surrounding the schools not used as playing fields.



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1    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
2becoming law.".