Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Illinois Pesticide Act. Provides that, if a unit of local government, including, but not limited to, a mosquito abatement district, intends to engage in mosquito abatement activities requiring the application of a pesticide, then the unit of local government shall provide notice of its intent to apply the pesticide to those individuals who reside within the geographic area where the pesticide is to be applied. Specifies that the notice must be supplied to the affected individuals not less than 4 days before the pesticide is to be applied for mosquito abatement purposes. Authorizes the notice to be provided by radio or television advertisements, mailings to potentially affected individuals, or electronic notices posted on the website of the unit of local government. Provides that, if a unit of local government is notified by an individual that the individual does not wish to have pesticides applied near the individual's place of residence, then the unit of local government shall not apply pesticides within 200 feet of that residence. Effective January 1, 2024.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Vector Control Act. Adds legislative findings to the Act. Defines "integrated vector management approach". Provides that an organization performing mosquito control as a public service shall submit to the Department of Public Health a written integrated vector management plan. Provides that this provision does not apply to the Department mosquito control grantees who are supervised by the Department on the effective date of the amendatory Act. Provides that this provision does not apply to a business or person regulated under the Structural Pest Control Act. Provides that a vector management organization shall establish and maintain a system of public notification prior to the use of wide-area chemical pesticides from the public right of way. Provides that a vector management plan shall consist of a plan for the prevention, biological, and nonchemical means of controlling disease vectors based upon scientific data prescribed by the Department. Effective January 1, 2024.