Bill Text: IL SB1392 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly | Enrolled

Bill Title: Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Requires that the Agency define "microplastics" and examine the role of microplastics in public drinking water. Requires the Agency to publicly disclose the results of its testing and reporting. Provides that the Agency, if appropriate, is to consider issuing a notification level to aid consumer interpretations. Requires the Agency to accredit qualified laboratories in Illinois to analyze microplastics.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 21-9)

Status: (Enrolled) 2019-06-20 - Sent to the Governor [SB1392 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2019-SB1392-Enrolled.html

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1 AN ACT concerning safety.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The University of Illinois Scientific Surveys
5Act is amended by adding Section 22 as follows:
6 (110 ILCS 425/22 new)
7 Sec. 22. Microplastics report.
8 (a) Subject to appropriation, the Prairie Research
9Institute shall conduct a detailed review of the available
10scientific literature and federal and State laws, regulations,
11and rules to identify the threat of microplastics to human
12health and the environment.
13 (b) No later than 3 months after completion of the review
14conducted under subsection (a), the Prairie Research Institute
15shall submit to the General Assembly a report of its findings
16that must include any recommendations for legislative or
17regulatory actions that the State can take to protect human
18health and the environment from microplastics.
19 (c) This Section is repealed on July 1, 2021.