Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes 415 ILCS 5/9.7

  • State: when applied to different parts of the United States, may be construed to include the District of Columbia and the several territories, and the words "United States" may be construed to include the said district and territories. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.14
     The General Assembly hereby finds that the manufacture and use of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) present a serious threat to the environment, and declares it to be the public policy of this State to discourage the unnecessary use of CFCs, to encourage producers of CFCs to replace them with alternative substances that have a less deleterious impact on the environment, and to promote the use of equipment to recover and recycle existing CFCs.