Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Illinois Lake Management Program Act. Requires all oceangoing vessels engaging in port operations in this State to obtain a permit from the Environmental Protection Agency. Provides that the Agency may issue a permit for an oceangoing vessel only if: (1) the applicant can demonstrate that the oceangoing vessel will not discharge aquatic nuisance species; or (2) if the oceangoing vessel discharges ballast water or other waste or waste effluent, that the operator of the vessel will use environmentally sound technology and methods, as determined by the Agency, that can be used to prevent the discharge of aquatic nuisance species. Sets forth procedures for the permitting process and requires the Agency to establish reasonable permit fees. Effective immediately.