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 Bill Status of HB5983  100th General Assembly

Short Description:  EPA-ETHYLENE OXIDE BAN

House Sponsors
Rep. Jim Durkin - David S. Olsen - Sheri Jesiel - Grant Wehrli - Carol Sente, Steven A. Andersson, Mr. Nicholas K Smith, Will Guzzardi, Jonathan Carroll, Katie Stuart, Laura Fine, Mary E. Flowers, Deb Conroy and Kelly M. Burke

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
415 ILCS 5/9.16 new
415 ILCS 5/39.5from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1039.5

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that ethylene oxide shall only be used to sterilize medical products, and only if the Environmental Protection Agency determines that there is no substitute sterilization technology available for sterilizing a particular medical product. Requires the Agency to prohibit all uses of ethylene oxide by January 1, 2022. Provides that the Agency shall not renew an air pollution operating permit if the Agency finds that the facility is emitting ethylene oxide at a level that violates any federal or State standards pertaining to ethylene oxide. Provides circumstances under which the Agency shall reopen and modify permits issued to facilities emitting ethylene oxide under the Clean Air Act Permit Program. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  10/24/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jim Durkin
  10/29/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. David S. Olsen
  11/2/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sheri Jesiel
  11/7/2018HouseFirst Reading
  11/7/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  11/7/2018HouseAssigned to Environment
  11/9/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Steven A. Andersson
  11/9/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jim Durkin
  11/9/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  11/13/2018HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Environment; 013-000-000
  11/13/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  11/13/2018HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  11/13/2018HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  11/13/2018HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  11/14/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jim Durkin
  11/14/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  11/14/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K Smith
  11/14/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  11/14/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  11/14/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  11/14/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
  11/14/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  11/14/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  11/14/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Grant Wehrli
  11/15/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Sente
  11/26/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Burke
  12/30/2018HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

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