Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Department of Transportation Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois and the Environmental Protection Act. Requires the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, with the assistance of the Department of Transportation, to conduct a study describing the environmental and human health impacts caused by runways and air traffic at Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Requires the Agency, when conducting this study, to pay particular attention to the impact of air pollution, noise pollution, the emission of gases and fluids by aircraft, and similar factors on the quality of life, health, and property values of persons who live adjacent to the flight paths used by Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Requires the Agency, with the Department's assistance, to monitor noise levels experienced in 2018 and 2019. Requires the Department to assist with the study. Requires the Agency to deliver a written report of its findings to the General Assembly by no later than October 31, 2019. Effective immediately.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Consumer Electronics Recycling Act. Provides that a manufacturer or manufacturer clearinghouse acting in accordance with the Act when engaged in activities related to a manufacturer e-waste program shall not be subject to damages, liability, or scrutiny under federal antitrust law or the Illinois Antitrust Act. Makes corresponding changes in the Illinois Antitrust Act. Adds provisions concerning the allocation of financial responsibility for manufacturers participating in a manufacturer clearinghouse. Contains provisions requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to calculate the responsibility of participating manufacturers using a specified formula. Repeals provisions concerning the allocation of financial responsibilities among manufacturers and abolishes the Advisory Financial Responsibility Allocation Task Force. Adds provisions concerning manufacturer clearinghouses. Makes changes to provisions concerning the information that must be included on a manufacturer registration form. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.