HB0915 Engrossed LRB093 05413 AMC 05503 b
1 AN ACT in relation to environmental safety.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The Environmental Protection Act is amended by
5 adding Section 22.40a as follows:
6 (415 ILCS 5/22.40a new)
7 Sec. 22.40a. Municipal waste landfills; geomembrane
8 liners. For any new municipal solid waste landfill (or
9 lateral expansion of an existing municipal solid waste
10 landfill), located in a county with a population between
11 100,000 and 110,000 or between 113,000 and 140,000, and for
12 which the permit allowing development is issued after the
13 effective date of this amendatory Act of the 93rd General
14 Assembly, any liner used to achieve compliance with the
15 Board's rules relating to liner systems shall consist of at
16 least 2 composite liners, each of which must include a
17 geomembrane no less than 60 mils in thickness. This
18 requirement is in addition to any other requirements that may
19 be imposed under those rules.
20 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
21 becoming law.