Bill Status of SB2572 96th General Assembly
Short Description: ASBESTOS ABATEMENT-REMOVAL
Sen. Mike Jacobs
| 1/12/2011||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Asbestos Abatement Act. Provides that the Department of Public Health may, if an emergency exists, order the evacuation and sealing of commercial and public buildings as defined by the Commercial and Public Building Asbestos Abatement Act and immediate suspension of any licensed person involved in improper removal of asbestos materials, and require that any person found to be improperly removing asbestos materials immediately cease those activities. Adds the Attorney General to the list of those authorized to enforce the order, including obtaining an injunction against the offending parties, after receiving notice from the Department. Provides that each day's violation of an order constitutes a separate offense. Specifies the penalties for specified violations of the Act. Provides that an action brought by a State's Attorney under specified provisions shall be conducted in accordance with the applicable provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Effective immediately.