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Full Text of HB5940  95th General Assembly


Agriculture & Conservation Committee

Filed: 3/11/2008





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2     AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 5940 on page 2, line
3 5, after "operations", by inserting the following:
4 "for water quality protection and improvement"; and
5 on page 2, line 6, after the period, by inserting the
6 following:
7 "Notwithstanding any other rulemaking authority that may
8 exist, neither the Governor nor any agency or agency head under
9 the jurisdiction of the Governor has any authority to make or
10 promulgate rules to implement or enforce the provisions of this
11 amendatory Act of the 95th General Assembly. If, however, the
12 Governor believes that rules are necessary to implement or
13 enforce the provisions of this amendatory Act of the 95th
14 General Assembly, the Governor may suggest rules to the General
15 Assembly by filing them with the Clerk of the House and
16 Secretary of the Senate and by requesting that the General



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1 Assembly authorize such rulemaking by law, enact those
2 suggested rules into law, or take any other appropriate action
3 in the General Assembly's discretion. Nothing contained in this
4 amendatory Act of the 95th General Assembly shall be
5 interpreted to grant rulemaking authority under any other
6 Illinois statute where such authority is not otherwise
7 explicitly given. For the purposes of this amendatory Act of
8 the 95th General Assembly, "rules" is given the meaning
9 contained in Section 1-70 of the Illinois Administrative
10 Procedure Act, and "agency" and "agency head" are given the
11 meanings contained in Sections 1-20 and 1-25 of the Illinois
12 Administrative Procedure Act to the extent that such
13 definitions apply to agencies or agency heads under the
14 jurisdiction of the Governor.".