Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the State Employee Housing Act. Deletes references to the Department of Conservation in provisions concerning policy development; taxable status; rental housing; security deposits; utilities; tenant selection; and housing justification. Repeals certain provisions in the Department of Natural Resources (Conservation) Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Amends the Illinois Geographic Information Council Act. Removes language that provides the Council shall meet at least twice a year and report to the Governor and the General Assembly annually. Amends the Illinois Geographic Information Council Act by repealing a provision concerning technical and clerical assistance. Amends the Counties Code. Removes language in provisions concerning stormwater management. Repeals a provision concerning stormwater management planning councils in Cook County. Amends the Energy Assistance Act. Provides that there shall be 19 members (instead of 20 members) of the Low Income Energy Assistance Policy Advisory Council by removing the appointment of one member designated by the Department of Natural Resources. Amends the Wildlife Habitat Management Areas Act. Deletes provisions concerning the Department of Natural Resources' creation and maintenance of Wildlife Habitat Management Areas along with the adoption of rules and regulations to enforce, post signs, and furnish protection of the Wildlife Habitat Management Areas. Also makes changes in the Coal Mining Act, the Energy Assistance Act, the Interstate Ozone Transport Oversight Act, the Fish and Aquatic Life Code, and the Rivers, Lakes, and Streams Act. Repeals the State Museum Construction Act and the Park and Recreational Facility Construction Act. Effective immediately.
Restores language in a provision of the Counties Code concerning stormwater management. Deletes language that repealed a provision of the Counties Code that concerns stormwater management planning councils in Cook County.
Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Requires the Director of Natural Resources, or his or her designee, to hold a certificate of competency as a mine examiner in order to serve as the executive officer of the Mining Board.