Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Consumer Electronics Recycling Act. Provides that, notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, a lithium-ion battery may not be disposed of in a mixed recycling waste bin. Requires the Environmental Protection Agency to encourage local authorities to use separate curbside recycling collection bins for the disposal of lithium-ion batteries. Amends the Hazardous Materials Emergency Act. Provides that hazardous materials include lithium-ion batteries for purposes of specified provisions of the Act.
Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes. Requires the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency to adopt rules requiring each manufacturer of an electric vehicle that is sold in the State and contains a lithium-ion battery and each manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries sold in the State to submit a battery recycling plan to the Agency by June 1, 2024. Prohibits the disposal of lithium-ion batteries in sanitary landfills. Makes the disposal prohibitions in the bill take effect July 1, 2024. Effective immediately.