Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Department of Natural Resources (Conservation) Law, the Department of Transportation Law, the State Fire Marshal Act, and the Environmental Protection Act. Requires that the rulemaking processes of the Department of Natural Resources, the Department of Transportation, the State Fire Marshal, the Pollution Control Board, and the Environmental Protection Agency include a process for expediting the issuance of permits and licenses for clean coal projects. Authorizes these State agencies to engage the experts and additional resources that are reasonably necessary for implementing this expedited process. Sets forth that the applicant must request the use of the expedited process and that any additional costs shall be borne by the applicant. Effective immediately.
HB 3672 would impose a fiscal cost of $600,000 per year as follows: $125,000 each for four full-time contractual permit reviewer plus one full-time employee at $100,000 per year to oversee the four contractual permit reviewers.