Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that the cross-connection control rules administered by the Agency, under title 35 of the Illinois Administrative Code, as well as any Cross-connection Control Program ordinances, tariffs, required conditions for service, plans, or other regulatory programs established under that authority shall continue but must be amended, within 180 days after the effective date, to the extent necessary to conform with the requirements of this Act. Requires each unit of local government, including each home rule unit, in which potable water is made available to consumers through a community or non-community public water supply system to adopt an active Cross-connection Control Program consisting of certain elements. Establishes reporting and educational requirements. Requires units of local government, including home rule units, to enforce Cross-connection Control Program violations. Authorizes units of local government, including home rule units, to collect charges for certain violations. Limits the power of home rule units to implement or administer its Cross-connection Control Program in a manner inconsistent with the requirements of this Act. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement. Effective immediately.
House Committee Amendment No. 1 In a provision which sets forth the requirements for a unit of local government's Cross-connection Control Program, provides that the required cross-connection control ordinance, tariff, or required condition for service may not expand the definition of "plumbing" beyond the definition of that term as it appears in the Illinois Plumbing License Law.