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Public Act 095-0309




Public Act 095-0309
SB0550 Enrolled LRB095 10615 CMK 30838 b

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

Effective Date: 8/20/2007