2019 Illinois Compiled Statutes
Chapter 430 - PUBLIC SAFETY
430 ILCS 165/ - Excavation Fence Act.

(430 ILCS 165/0.01) (was 720 ILCS 605/0.01)
Sec. 0.01. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Excavation Fence Act.
(Source: P.A. 86-1324.)

(430 ILCS 165/1) (was 720 ILCS 605/1)
Sec. 1. Any person, corporation or partnership which either owns, or maintains, or uses, or abandons any open well, cesspool, cistern, quarry, recharging basin, catch basin, sump, excavation for the erection of any building structure or excavation created by the razing or removal of any building structure without covering or surrounding such installation with protective fencing is guilty of a Class C misdemeanor. The provisions of this Act shall not apply during the course of repair, construction, removal or filling of any of the structures or conditions herein described while any worker is present at the location thereof either performing services thereon or as a watchman to guard such location.
(Source: P.A. 81-992.)

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