2019 Illinois Compiled Statutes
Chapter 430 - PUBLIC SAFETY
430 ILCS 5/ - Liquefied Petroleum Gas Regulation Act.

(430 ILCS 5/0.01) (from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 5600)
Sec. 0.01. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Liquefied Petroleum Gas Regulation Act.
(Source: P.A. 86-1324.)


(430 ILCS 5/1) (from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 5601)
Sec. 1. Definition.
"Liquefied petroleum gases" means any material which is composed predominantly of any of the following hydrocarbons, or mixtures of them: propane, propylene, normal butanes, iso-butanes and butylenes.
(Source: Laws 1955, p. 1547.)


(430 ILCS 5/2) (from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 5602)
Sec. 2. Endangering life and property prohibited. It is unlawful for any person to keep, store, transport as cargo, sell, dispense or use any liquefied petroleum gases in such manner or under such circumstances as will jeopardize life or property.
(Source: P.A. 83-1027.)


(430 ILCS 5/2.5)
Sec. 2.5. This Act does not apply to any liquefied petroleum gas container designed to hold 20 pounds or less of liquefied petroleum gas.
(Source: P.A. 89-73, eff. 1-1-96.)


(430 ILCS 5/3) (from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 5603)
Sec. 3. The Office of the State Fire Marshal has power to make, adopt and enforce rules and regulations governing the storing, transporting as cargo, selling, dispensing or use of liquefied petroleum gases for purposes other than as a propellant fuel in school buses, except as otherwise regulated by the Illinois Department of Transportation under the provisions of the "Illinois Hazardous Materials Transportation Act", approved August 26, 1977, as amended. Rules and regulations adopted under this Section shall be in substantial conformity with the generally accepted standards of safety concerning the same subject matter. Rules and regulations in substantial conformity with the published Standards of the National Fire Protection Association for the Storage and Handling of Liquefied Petroleum Gases and with the published Recommended Good Practice Rules for Liquefied Petroleum Gas Piping and Appliance Installations in Buildings as recommended by the National Fire Protection Association, shall be considered in substantial conformity with the generally accepted standards of safety. No municipality or other political subdivision shall enforce any ordinance or regulation in conflict with this Act or with the regulations promulgated under this Section, except in the location and operation of liquefied petroleum gas bulk plants and storage systems of over 1200 gallon capacity.
(Source: P.A. 83-1362.)


(430 ILCS 5/4) (from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 5604)
Sec. 4. Penalties. Whoever violates this Act or any of the rules and regulations adopted pursuant to the provisions of this Act is guilty of a petty offense, and upon conviction thereof shall be punishable by a fine of not less than $100 nor more than $500 for the first offense and not less than $500 nor more than $1,000 for a second or subsequent offense. Each day of violation of this Act or the rules and regulations adopted pursuant to it shall constitute a separate offense.
(Source: P.A. 89-73, eff. 1-1-96.)


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