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 Bill Status of HB4976  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  WATER HEATER SAFETY VALVE ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Deb Conroy

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
225 ILCS 320/40from Ch. 111, par. 1138


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Water Heater Safety Valve Act. Provides that a manufacturer or supplier of a hot water heater for use in a residential home or facility must supply or attach a temperature mixing valve or other safety valve to the hot water heater or tank that prevents water with a temperature above 120 degrees Fahrenheit from coming from any faucet or other source of water into direct contact with a person. Amends the Illinois Plumbing License Law to provide that a person engaged in plumbing who installs a hot water heater for use in a residential home or facility must supply or attach a temperature mixing valve or other safety valve to the hot water heater or tank that prevents water with a temperature above 120 degrees Fahrenheit from coming from any bathtub faucet, shower faucet, sink faucet, or any other source of water into direct contact with a person. Effective January 1, 2021.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/13/2020HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Deb Conroy
  2/18/2020HouseFirst Reading
  2/18/2020HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/12/2020HouseAssigned to Labor & Commerce Committee
  6/23/2020HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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