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Full Text of SB0550  95th General Assembly



SB0550 Enrolled LRB095 10615 CMK 30838 b

1     AN ACT concerning health.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Insect Pest and Plant Disease Act is amended
5 by adding Section 35 as follows:
6     (505 ILCS 90/35 new)
7     Sec. 35. Importation of firewood. Within 9 months after the
8 effective date of this amendatory Act of the 95th General
9 Assembly, the Department of Agriculture shall promulgate rules
10 concerning the control of firewood importation into the State
11 with special attention to controlling the infestation of insect
12 pests, including the emerald ash borer. The Department of
13 Agriculture may collaborate with the Department of Natural
14 Resources to promulgate the rules required under this Section.
15     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
16 becoming law.