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 Bill Status of HB2907  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  EPA-DISPOSAL OF PCBS

House Sponsors
Rep. Sue Scherer - Bill Mitchell - Naomi D. Jakobsson - Sara Feigenholtz - Kelly M. Cassidy, Greg Harris, Ann Williams and Cynthia Soto

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
415 ILCS 5/21.7 new
415 ILCS 5/44from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1044


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that a person commits the offense of Criminal Disposal of PCBs if he or she disposes of, or accepts for disposal, PCBs or PCB Items regulated under Subpart D of 40 C.F.R. 761 at a site or facility that is less than 500 feet above an aquifer that currently provides the only source of potable water for a community water supply serving a municipality with a population in excess of the entire population of the county where the site or facility is located, according to the last U.S. Decennial Census. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
415 ILCS 5/21.7 new
415 ILCS 5/44
Adds reference to:
415 ILCS 5/3.330was 415 ILCS 5/3.32
415 ILCS 5/39from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1039
415 ILCS 5/39.2from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1039.2
415 ILCS 5/39.2a new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Specifies that any site or facility for the treatment, storage, or disposal of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) or PCB Items regulated under Subpart D of 40 C.F.R. 761 that is located less than 500 feet above an aquifer that currently provides the only source of potable water for a community water supply is a pollution control facility. Provides that, in the case of a site or facility for the treatment, storage, or disposal of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) or PCB Items regulated under Subpart D of 40 C.F.R. 761 that is located less than 500 feet above an aquifer that currently provides the only source of potable water for a community water supply, local siting approval must be obtained by the county board of each county located, in whole or part, within the aquifer's boundaries and the governing body of each municipality located, in whole or part, within the aquifer's boundaries. Provides that no site or facility for the treatment, storage, or disposal of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) or PCB Items regulated under Subpart D of 40 C.F.R. 761 that is located less than 500 feet above an aquifer that currently provides the only source of potable water for a community water supply shall commence or continue treating, storing, disposing of, or accepting for treatment, storage, or disposal any polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) or PCB Items, unless the owner or operator of that site or facility submits proof to the Agency that the operation of the facility on and after the effective date of the amendatory Act has been approved by ordinances duly adopted by the county board of each county located, in or whole in part, within the aquifer's boundaries and the governing body of each municipality located, in or whole or part, within the aquifer's boundaries. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/25/2013HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Sue Scherer
  2/26/2013HouseFirst Reading
  2/26/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/26/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  3/4/2013HouseAssigned to Environment
  3/7/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Greg Harris
  3/7/2013HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Greg Harris
  3/7/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  3/7/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  3/7/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann Williams
  3/7/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  3/15/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Sue Scherer
  3/15/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/15/2013HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Greg Harris
  3/15/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Bill Mitchell
  3/15/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Greg Harris
  3/18/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Environment
  3/21/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Environment; by Voice Vote
  3/21/2013HouseMotion Do Pass as Amended - Lost Environment; 006-009-000
  3/21/2013HouseRemains in Environment
  3/22/2013HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

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