Chicago (CBS) — An Illinois lawmaker has proposed a law that would forbid motorists from pumping their own gas.

State Rep. Camille Y. Lilly (D-Oak Park) on Wednesday of last week filed HB4571.

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It would create the Gas Station Attendant Act, which would provide that no gas could be pumped by anyone except an attendant employed by a gas station.

If approved, the law would take effect on Jan. 1 of next year.

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The bill was referred to the Rules Committee last Wednesday after being introduced.

Elsewhere in the country, the state of New Jersey has a law that forbids residents from pumping their own gas.

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Oregon only allows motorists to pump their own gas in rural counties with populations of less than 40,000.