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    (410 ILCS 68/1)
    Sec. 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Safe and Hygienic Bed Act.
(Source: P.A. 91‑164, eff. 7‑16‑99.)

    (410 ILCS 68/5)
    Sec. 5. Definitions. As used in this Act:
    "Attorney General" means the Attorney General of the State of Illinois.
    "Bedding" means any mattress, box spring, foundation, or studio couch made in whole or part from new or secondhand fabric, filling material, or other textile product or material and which can be used for sleeping or reclining purposes.
    "Consumer" means a person who purchases or otherwise acquires bedding for sleeping or reclining purposes in that person's home or business such as a medical facility or lodging establishment, and does not include wholesalers, retailers, or other persons who acquire bedding for purposes of resale or other distribution.
    "Department" means the Illinois Department of Public Health.
    "Manufacturer" means a person who makes any article of bedding in whole or in part using new or secondhand fabric, filling material, or other textile product or material.
    "New material" means any fabric, filling material, other textile product or material, or article of bedding that has not been previously used for any purpose, and includes by‑products of any textile or manufacturing process that are free from dirt, insects, and other contamination.
    "Person" means an individual, sole proprietorship, partnership, limited liability company, corporation, joint venture, association, trust, and any other entity, and the officers, employees, and agents of any of them.
    "Renovator", "Rebuilder", and "Repairer" mean a person who repairs, makes over, recovers, restores, sanitizes, germicidally treats, cleans, or renews bedding.
    "Sanitizer" means any person who sanitizes or germicidally treats or cleans (but does not otherwise alter) any fabric, filling material, other textile product or material, or article of bedding for use in manufacturing or renovating bedding.
    "Secondhand material" means any fabric, filling material, other textile product or material, or article of bedding that has been previously used for any purpose or that is derived from post‑consumer or industrial waste, and that may be used in place of or in addition to new material in manufacturing or renovating bedding.
(Source: P.A. 91‑164, eff. 7‑16‑99.)

    (410 ILCS 68/10)
    Sec. 10. Label required. All bedding which is manufactured, renovated, sanitized, sold, or distributed within the State must bear a clear and conspicuous label that states whether the bedding is made from all new materials or is made in whole or in part from secondhand material. The label shall conform to standards issued by the Department in administrative rules and shall not be altered or removed except by the consumer.
(Source: P.A. 91‑164, eff. 7‑16‑99.)

    (410 ILCS 68/15)
    Sec. 15. Registration required. All manufacturers, renovators, rebuilders, repairers, and sanitizers whose work products may be sold to retailers, wholesalers, or consumers within the State of Illinois shall register with the Department on or before January 1 of each year and shall pay a registration fee established by administrative rule.
(Source: P.A. 91‑164, eff. 7‑16‑99.)

    (410 ILCS 68/20)
    Sec. 20. Use of secondhand material. Every manufacturer, renovator, rebuilder, repairer, or sanitizer of used bedding shall remove the outer fabric, the inner foam, the pad, any other fabric, and any other textile product, material, or component and shall inspect each such item for soiling, malodor, and pest infestation prior to the sale or distribution of the article. If any material or component of used bedding appears to be soiled, malodorous, or infested, that material or component cannot be reused, sold, or distributed for use in any bedding product.
(Source: P.A. 91‑164, eff. 7‑16‑99.)

    (410 ILCS 68/25)
    Sec. 25. Use of new material. Every manufacturer, renovator, rebuilder, repairer, and sanitizer shall inspect all new material for soiling, malodor, and pest infestation prior to use, sale, or distribution of the article. If any new material appears to be soiled, malodorous, or infested, that material cannot be used, sold, or distributed for use in any bedding product.
(Source: P.A. 91‑164, eff. 7‑16‑99.)

    (410 ILCS 68/30)
    Sec. 30. Rules. The Department shall promulgate administrative rules necessary to implement, interpret, and make specific the provisions of this Act, including but not limited to rules concerning labels, registration, sanitation, and fees. Rules concerning labels may incorporate by reference uniform standards, norms, or testing procedures that are issued, promulgated, or accepted by recognized government, public, or industry organizations. Fees established by rule shall be in amounts reasonable and necessary to defray the costs to the Department of administering this Act.
(Source: P.A. 91‑164, eff. 7‑16‑99.)

    (410 ILCS 68/35)
    Sec. 35. Violation. Any person who violates any provision of this Act or the rules promulgated under this Act shall be guilty of a business offense punishable by a fine of $10,000 and shall be guilty of committing an unlawful act or practice pursuant to Section 2 of the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Each day of violation of this Act or rules promulgated under this Act shall constitute a separate offense.
(Source: P.A. 91‑164, eff. 7‑16‑99.)

    (410 ILCS 68/40)
    Sec. 40. Nuisance; injunction. Violation of Section 20 or Section 25 of this Act is declared a public nuisance inimical to the public health and welfare. The Attorney General or the State's Attorney of the county in which the violation occurs may, in addition to other remedies provided in this Act, bring action for injunction to restrain the violation.
(Source: P.A. 91‑164, eff. 7‑16‑99.)

    (410 ILCS 68/45)
    Sec. 45. Severability. If any provision of this Act or the application of this Act to any person or circumstance is held invalid, the invalidity shall not affect the other provisions or applications of the Act which can be given effect without the invalid provision or application, and to this end the provisions of this Act are severable.
(Source: P.A. 91‑164, eff. 7‑16‑99.)

    (410 ILCS 68/905)
    Sec. 905. (Amendatory provisions; text omitted).
(Source: P.A. 91‑164, eff. 7‑16‑99; text omitted.)

    (410 ILCS 68/999)
    Sec. 999. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon becoming law.
(Source: P.A. 91‑164, eff. 7‑16‑99.)

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Illinois > Chapter410 > 1530

    (410 ILCS 68/1)
    Sec. 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Safe and Hygienic Bed Act.
(Source: P.A. 91‑164, eff. 7‑16‑99.)

    (410 ILCS 68/5)
    Sec. 5. Definitions. As used in this Act:
    "Attorney General" means the Attorney General of the State of Illinois.
    "Bedding" means any mattress, box spring, foundation, or studio couch made in whole or part from new or secondhand fabric, filling material, or other textile product or material and which can be used for sleeping or reclining purposes.
    "Consumer" means a person who purchases or otherwise acquires bedding for sleeping or reclining purposes in that person's home or business such as a medical facility or lodging establishment, and does not include wholesalers, retailers, or other persons who acquire bedding for purposes of resale or other distribution.
    "Department" means the Illinois Department of Public Health.
    "Manufacturer" means a person who makes any article of bedding in whole or in part using new or secondhand fabric, filling material, or other textile product or material.
    "New material" means any fabric, filling material, other textile product or material, or article of bedding that has not been previously used for any purpose, and includes by‑products of any textile or manufacturing process that are free from dirt, insects, and other contamination.
    "Person" means an individual, sole proprietorship, partnership, limited liability company, corporation, joint venture, association, trust, and any other entity, and the officers, employees, and agents of any of them.
    "Renovator", "Rebuilder", and "Repairer" mean a person who repairs, makes over, recovers, restores, sanitizes, germicidally treats, cleans, or renews bedding.
    "Sanitizer" means any person who sanitizes or germicidally treats or cleans (but does not otherwise alter) any fabric, filling material, other textile product or material, or article of bedding for use in manufacturing or renovating bedding.
    "Secondhand material" means any fabric, filling material, other textile product or material, or article of bedding that has been previously used for any purpose or that is derived from post‑consumer or industrial waste, and that may be used in place of or in addition to new material in manufacturing or renovating bedding.
(Source: P.A. 91‑164, eff. 7‑16‑99.)

    (410 ILCS 68/10)
    Sec. 10. Label required. All bedding which is manufactured, renovated, sanitized, sold, or distributed within the State must bear a clear and conspicuous label that states whether the bedding is made from all new materials or is made in whole or in part from secondhand material. The label shall conform to standards issued by the Department in administrative rules and shall not be altered or removed except by the consumer.
(Source: P.A. 91‑164, eff. 7‑16‑99.)

    (410 ILCS 68/15)
    Sec. 15. Registration required. All manufacturers, renovators, rebuilders, repairers, and sanitizers whose work products may be sold to retailers, wholesalers, or consumers within the State of Illinois shall register with the Department on or before January 1 of each year and shall pay a registration fee established by administrative rule.
(Source: P.A. 91‑164, eff. 7‑16‑99.)

    (410 ILCS 68/20)
    Sec. 20. Use of secondhand material. Every manufacturer, renovator, rebuilder, repairer, or sanitizer of used bedding shall remove the outer fabric, the inner foam, the pad, any other fabric, and any other textile product, material, or component and shall inspect each such item for soiling, malodor, and pest infestation prior to the sale or distribution of the article. If any material or component of used bedding appears to be soiled, malodorous, or infested, that material or component cannot be reused, sold, or distributed for use in any bedding product.
(Source: P.A. 91‑164, eff. 7‑16‑99.)

    (410 ILCS 68/25)
    Sec. 25. Use of new material. Every manufacturer, renovator, rebuilder, repairer, and sanitizer shall inspect all new material for soiling, malodor, and pest infestation prior to use, sale, or distribution of the article. If any new material appears to be soiled, malodorous, or infested, that material cannot be used, sold, or distributed for use in any bedding product.
(Source: P.A. 91‑164, eff. 7‑16‑99.)

    (410 ILCS 68/30)
    Sec. 30. Rules. The Department shall promulgate administrative rules necessary to implement, interpret, and make specific the provisions of this Act, including but not limited to rules concerning labels, registration, sanitation, and fees. Rules concerning labels may incorporate by reference uniform standards, norms, or testing procedures that are issued, promulgated, or accepted by recognized government, public, or industry organizations. Fees established by rule shall be in amounts reasonable and necessary to defray the costs to the Department of administering this Act.
(Source: P.A. 91‑164, eff. 7‑16‑99.)

    (410 ILCS 68/35)
    Sec. 35. Violation. Any person who violates any provision of this Act or the rules promulgated under this Act shall be guilty of a business offense punishable by a fine of $10,000 and shall be guilty of committing an unlawful act or practice pursuant to Section 2 of the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Each day of violation of this Act or rules promulgated under this Act shall constitute a separate offense.
(Source: P.A. 91‑164, eff. 7‑16‑99.)

    (410 ILCS 68/40)
    Sec. 40. Nuisance; injunction. Violation of Section 20 or Section 25 of this Act is declared a public nuisance inimical to the public health and welfare. The Attorney General or the State's Attorney of the county in which the violation occurs may, in addition to other remedies provided in this Act, bring action for injunction to restrain the violation.
(Source: P.A. 91‑164, eff. 7‑16‑99.)

    (410 ILCS 68/45)
    Sec. 45. Severability. If any provision of this Act or the application of this Act to any person or circumstance is held invalid, the invalidity shall not affect the other provisions or applications of the Act which can be given effect without the invalid provision or application, and to this end the provisions of this Act are severable.
(Source: P.A. 91‑164, eff. 7‑16‑99.)

    (410 ILCS 68/905)
    Sec. 905. (Amendatory provisions; text omitted).
(Source: P.A. 91‑164, eff. 7‑16‑99; text omitted.)

    (410 ILCS 68/999)
    Sec. 999. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon becoming law.
(Source: P.A. 91‑164, eff. 7‑16‑99.)

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Statutes > Illinois > Chapter410 > 1530

    (410 ILCS 68/1)
    Sec. 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Safe and Hygienic Bed Act.
(Source: P.A. 91‑164, eff. 7‑16‑99.)

    (410 ILCS 68/5)
    Sec. 5. Definitions. As used in this Act:
    "Attorney General" means the Attorney General of the State of Illinois.
    "Bedding" means any mattress, box spring, foundation, or studio couch made in whole or part from new or secondhand fabric, filling material, or other textile product or material and which can be used for sleeping or reclining purposes.
    "Consumer" means a person who purchases or otherwise acquires bedding for sleeping or reclining purposes in that person's home or business such as a medical facility or lodging establishment, and does not include wholesalers, retailers, or other persons who acquire bedding for purposes of resale or other distribution.
    "Department" means the Illinois Department of Public Health.
    "Manufacturer" means a person who makes any article of bedding in whole or in part using new or secondhand fabric, filling material, or other textile product or material.
    "New material" means any fabric, filling material, other textile product or material, or article of bedding that has not been previously used for any purpose, and includes by‑products of any textile or manufacturing process that are free from dirt, insects, and other contamination.
    "Person" means an individual, sole proprietorship, partnership, limited liability company, corporation, joint venture, association, trust, and any other entity, and the officers, employees, and agents of any of them.
    "Renovator", "Rebuilder", and "Repairer" mean a person who repairs, makes over, recovers, restores, sanitizes, germicidally treats, cleans, or renews bedding.
    "Sanitizer" means any person who sanitizes or germicidally treats or cleans (but does not otherwise alter) any fabric, filling material, other textile product or material, or article of bedding for use in manufacturing or renovating bedding.
    "Secondhand material" means any fabric, filling material, other textile product or material, or article of bedding that has been previously used for any purpose or that is derived from post‑consumer or industrial waste, and that may be used in place of or in addition to new material in manufacturing or renovating bedding.
(Source: P.A. 91‑164, eff. 7‑16‑99.)

    (410 ILCS 68/10)
    Sec. 10. Label required. All bedding which is manufactured, renovated, sanitized, sold, or distributed within the State must bear a clear and conspicuous label that states whether the bedding is made from all new materials or is made in whole or in part from secondhand material. The label shall conform to standards issued by the Department in administrative rules and shall not be altered or removed except by the consumer.
(Source: P.A. 91‑164, eff. 7‑16‑99.)

    (410 ILCS 68/15)
    Sec. 15. Registration required. All manufacturers, renovators, rebuilders, repairers, and sanitizers whose work products may be sold to retailers, wholesalers, or consumers within the State of Illinois shall register with the Department on or before January 1 of each year and shall pay a registration fee established by administrative rule.
(Source: P.A. 91‑164, eff. 7‑16‑99.)

    (410 ILCS 68/20)
    Sec. 20. Use of secondhand material. Every manufacturer, renovator, rebuilder, repairer, or sanitizer of used bedding shall remove the outer fabric, the inner foam, the pad, any other fabric, and any other textile product, material, or component and shall inspect each such item for soiling, malodor, and pest infestation prior to the sale or distribution of the article. If any material or component of used bedding appears to be soiled, malodorous, or infested, that material or component cannot be reused, sold, or distributed for use in any bedding product.
(Source: P.A. 91‑164, eff. 7‑16‑99.)

    (410 ILCS 68/25)
    Sec. 25. Use of new material. Every manufacturer, renovator, rebuilder, repairer, and sanitizer shall inspect all new material for soiling, malodor, and pest infestation prior to use, sale, or distribution of the article. If any new material appears to be soiled, malodorous, or infested, that material cannot be used, sold, or distributed for use in any bedding product.
(Source: P.A. 91‑164, eff. 7‑16‑99.)

    (410 ILCS 68/30)
    Sec. 30. Rules. The Department shall promulgate administrative rules necessary to implement, interpret, and make specific the provisions of this Act, including but not limited to rules concerning labels, registration, sanitation, and fees. Rules concerning labels may incorporate by reference uniform standards, norms, or testing procedures that are issued, promulgated, or accepted by recognized government, public, or industry organizations. Fees established by rule shall be in amounts reasonable and necessary to defray the costs to the Department of administering this Act.
(Source: P.A. 91‑164, eff. 7‑16‑99.)

    (410 ILCS 68/35)
    Sec. 35. Violation. Any person who violates any provision of this Act or the rules promulgated under this Act shall be guilty of a business offense punishable by a fine of $10,000 and shall be guilty of committing an unlawful act or practice pursuant to Section 2 of the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Each day of violation of this Act or rules promulgated under this Act shall constitute a separate offense.
(Source: P.A. 91‑164, eff. 7‑16‑99.)

    (410 ILCS 68/40)
    Sec. 40. Nuisance; injunction. Violation of Section 20 or Section 25 of this Act is declared a public nuisance inimical to the public health and welfare. The Attorney General or the State's Attorney of the county in which the violation occurs may, in addition to other remedies provided in this Act, bring action for injunction to restrain the violation.
(Source: P.A. 91‑164, eff. 7‑16‑99.)

    (410 ILCS 68/45)
    Sec. 45. Severability. If any provision of this Act or the application of this Act to any person or circumstance is held invalid, the invalidity shall not affect the other provisions or applications of the Act which can be given effect without the invalid provision or application, and to this end the provisions of this Act are severable.
(Source: P.A. 91‑164, eff. 7‑16‑99.)

    (410 ILCS 68/905)
    Sec. 905. (Amendatory provisions; text omitted).
(Source: P.A. 91‑164, eff. 7‑16‑99; text omitted.)

    (410 ILCS 68/999)
    Sec. 999. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon becoming law.
(Source: P.A. 91‑164, eff. 7‑16‑99.)

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