Rep. Robyn Gabel

Filed: 3/13/2019





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 282 as follows:
3on page 1, line 5, after "1," by inserting "2,"; and
4on page 6, immediately below line 10, by inserting the
6    "(225 ILCS 725/2)  (from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 5404)
7    Sec. 2. The provisions of this Act do not apply to quarry
8drill or blast holes, nor to seismograph test holes.
9    The provisions of this Act do not apply to geological,
10structure, coal or other mineral test holes, or monitoring
11wells in connection with any activity regulated by the
12Department, except that notification of intent to drill
13accompanied by the required fee as established by the
14Department and a bond shall be filed with the Department, a
15permit shall be obtained, and all holes shall be plugged under



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1the supervision of the Department. The bond shall be executed
2by a surety, authorized to transact business in this State, in
3the amount of $2500 for each permit or a blanket bond of
4$25,000 for all permits. In lieu of the surety bond, the
5applicant may provide cash, certificates of deposit, or
6irrevocable letters of credit as security for the plugging
7obligation under the terms and conditions as the Department may
8provide by rule.
9    Information and records of the Department in connection
10with the drilling of any geological, structure, coal, or other
11mineral test hole shall be kept confidential, if requested in
12writing by the permittee, for a period of 2 years following the
13date the permit was issued.
14(Source: P.A. 89-243, eff. 8-4-95.)".