(415 ILCS 20/7.1)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 7057.1)
(a) The Department shall conduct a study to develop cost effective, environmentally sound, and technically feasible waste paint disposal options for small businesses, including at least painting contractors, auto body shops and households. The study shall include on site investigations of manufacturing processes, including demonstration projects on reprocessing, and on pigment and solvent extraction.
(b) The Department shall develop an effective public education program to inform small businesses and households about the best available waste paint reduction and management options.
(c) By November 1, 1991, the Department shall report to the Governor and the General Assembly on its activities pursuant to this Section, with recommendations for legislation or regulations necessary to address the reduction and management of waste paint.
(Source: P.A. 89-445, eff. 2-7-96.)