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Public Act 099-0306





Public Act 099-0306
HB2495 EnrolledLRB099 05928 MGM 25976 b

    AN ACT concerning safety.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Illinois Solid Waste Management Act is
amended by changing Section 6a as follows:
    (415 ILCS 20/6a)  (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 7056a)
    Sec. 6a. The Department of Commerce and Economic
Opportunity shall:
    (1) Work with nationally based consumer groups and trade
associations to support the development of develop nationally
recognized logos which may be used to indicate whether a
container and any other consumer products which are claimed to
be recyclable by a product manufacturer are is recyclable,
compostable, or biodegradable made of recycled materials, or
    (2) Work with nationally based consumer groups and trade
associations to develop nationally recognized criteria for
determining under what conditions the logos may be used.
    (3) Develop and conduct a public education and awareness
campaign to encourage the public to look for and buy products
in containers which are recyclable or made of recycled
    (4) Develop and prepare educational materials describing
the benefits and methods of recycling for distribution to
elementary schools in Illinois.
(Source: P.A. 94-793, eff. 5-19-06.)

Effective Date: 1/1/2016