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 Bill Status of HB0523  94th General Assembly

Short Description:  EPA-NEEDLE DISPOSAL

House Sponsors
Rep. Deborah L. Graham - Mary E. Flowers - Robin Kelly - William B. Black - Sara Feigenholtz, Karen A. Yarbrough, Marlow H. Colvin, Kevin A. McCarthy, Eileen Lyons, Michelle Chavez, Cynthia Soto, Julie Hamos, Elaine Nekritz, Milton Patterson, William Davis, Barbara Flynn Currie, Harry Osterman and Arthur L. Turner

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins - Donne E. Trotter)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/22/2005HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 94-0641

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
415 ILCS 5/3.458 new
415 ILCS 5/56.1from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1056.1
415 ILCS 5/56.7 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that no permit shall be required for the operation of a sharps collection station if the operator follows certain procedures concerning the acceptance, storage, treatment, disposal, and transportation of the medical waste. Defines "sharps collection station". Effective immediately.

 Fiscal Note (Illinois Environmental Protection Agency)
 House Bill 523 will not have any significant fiscal impact on the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
20 ILCS 2310/2310-252 new

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts provisions of the engrossed bill. Amends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Requires the Department of Public Health, in cooperation with the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, to create guidelines for the proper disposal of hypodermic syringes, needles, and other sharps used for self-administration purposes that are consistent with the available guidelines regarding disposal for home healthcare products provided by the United States Environmental Protection Agency. Sets forth certain requirements for these guidelines. Provides that the Department must develop educational materials regarding the safe disposal of hypodermic syringes, needles, and other sharps and distribute copies of these materials to pharmacies and the public. Provides certain information that must be included in the educational materials. Further amends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that "sharps collection station" includes facilities collecting hypodermic, intravenous, or other medical needles or syringes or other sharps. Provides that an "applicable facility" for a "sharps collection station" includes an ambulatory surgical treatment center, physician's office, clinic, or other setting where a physician provides care. Deletes certain "bases of operation" previously included in the definition of "applicable facility". Provides that no permit is required for a sharps collection facility when, among other exceptions, the only waste accepted at the collection station is hypodermic, intravenous, or other medical needles or syringes or other sharps; and medical household waste containing used or unused sharps, including but not limited to, hypodermic, intravenous, or other medical needles or syringes or other sharps. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/27/2005HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Deborah L. Graham
  1/27/2005HouseFirst Reading
  1/27/2005HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/2/2005HouseAssigned to Environment & Energy Committee
  2/9/2005HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Environment & Energy Committee; 022-000-000
  2/10/2005HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/10/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  2/10/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robin Kelly
  2/10/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William B. Black
  2/10/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  2/10/2005HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  2/10/2005HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  2/10/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough
  2/10/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marlow H. Colvin
  2/10/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kevin A. McCarthy
  2/10/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Eileen Lyons
  2/10/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Chavez
  2/10/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  2/10/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Julie Hamos
  2/10/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  2/10/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Milton Patterson
  2/10/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  2/10/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  2/10/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Harry Osterman
  2/10/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur L. Turner
  2/16/2005HouseFiscal Note Filed
  2/17/2005HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 117-000-000
  2/23/2005SenateArrive in Senate
  2/23/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading February 24, 2005
  2/24/2005SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  2/24/2005SenateFirst Reading
  2/24/2005SenateReferred to Rules
  4/13/2005SenateAssigned to Health & Human Services
  4/20/2005SenatePostponed - Health & Human Services
  5/5/2005SenateDo Pass Health & Human Services; 010-000-000
  5/5/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 10, 2005
  5/11/2005SenateSecond Reading
  5/11/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 12, 2005
  5/12/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/12/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  5/16/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Health & Human Services
  5/18/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Health & Human Services; 008-000-000
  5/19/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  5/19/2005SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/19/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Collins
  5/19/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  5/19/2005SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  5/20/2005HouseArrived in House
  5/20/2005HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
  5/26/2005HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Deborah L. Graham
  5/26/2005HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/27/2005HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Environment & Energy Committee
  5/28/2005HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends be Adopted Environment & Energy Committee; 022-000-000
  5/29/2005HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 114-000-000
  5/29/2005HousePassed Both Houses
  6/27/2005HouseSent to the Governor
  8/22/2005HouseGovernor Approved
  8/22/2005HouseEffective Date August 22, 2005
  8/22/2005HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 94-0641

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