Rep. Robyn Gabel
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AMENDMENT TO HOUSE BILL 5741
AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 5741 by replacing
everything after the enacting clause with the following:
The University of Illinois Scientific Surveys
Act is amended by adding Section 21 as follows:
(110 ILCS 425/21 new)
Contaminant of emerging concern report.
(a) As soon as practicable after the effective date of this
amendatory Act of the 100th General Assembly, the Prairie
Research Institute shall conduct a detailed review of the
available scientific literature and federal and State laws,
regulations, and rules to identify:
(1) any chemical that is commonly found in wastewater
treatment plant effluent and that has been recognized as a
contaminant of emerging concern by the United States
Environmental Protection Agency, another federal agency,
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or any State agency; and
(2) the specific actions recommended by the United
States Environmental Protection Agency, another federal
agency, or any State agency to address the environmental or
public health concerns associated with the chemical.
(b) By June 30, 2020, the Prairie Research Institute shall
submit to the General Assembly a report of its findings that
shall include a list of the chemicals and specific actions
identified under subsection (a) of this Section.
(c) This Section is repealed on July 1, 2021.
This Act takes effect upon