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 Bill Status of HB6071  96th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Mike Boland

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
415 ILCS 5/3.227 new
415 ILCS 5/3.360was 415 ILCS 5/3.84
415 ILCS 5/56.1from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1056.1

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Home-Generated Sharps Management Act. Prohibits, beginning September 1, 2011, any person from knowingly placing home-generated sharps waste in certain containers. Provides that, beginning September 1, 2011, home-generated sharps waste must be transported for disposal only in a sharps container, or other containers approved by the Department, and delivered for disposal only at certain locations. Provides that, upon being delivered to those locations, home-generated sharps waste shall be deemed potentially infectious medical waste and may be disposed of by the owners and operators of those facilities as is provided in Title XV of the Environmental Protection Act. Defines "Agency", "construction or demolition debris", "Department", "home-generated sharps consolidation point", "home-generated sharps waste", "household hazardous waste", "household hazardous waste collection facility", "landscape waste", "roll-off container", "sharps container", and "solid waste". Amends the Environmental Protection Act to make corresponding changes.

DateChamber Action
  2/11/2010HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mike Boland
  2/11/2010HouseFirst Reading
  2/11/2010HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

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