Rep. Robyn Gabel

Filed: 4/4/2018





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 5741 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The University of Illinois Scientific Surveys
5Act is amended by adding Section 21 as follows:
6    (110 ILCS 425/21 new)
7    Sec. 21. Contaminant of emerging concern report.
8    (a) As soon as practicable after the effective date of this
9amendatory Act of the 100th General Assembly, the Prairie
10Research Institute shall conduct a detailed review of the
11available scientific literature and federal and State laws,
12regulations, and rules to identify:
13        (1) any chemical that is commonly found in wastewater
14    treatment plant effluent and that has been recognized as a
15    contaminant of emerging concern by the United States
16    Environmental Protection Agency, another federal agency,



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1    or any State agency; and
2        (2) the specific actions recommended by the United
3    States Environmental Protection Agency, another federal
4    agency, or any State agency to address the environmental or
5    public health concerns associated with the chemical.
6    (b) By June 30, 2020, the Prairie Research Institute shall
7submit to the General Assembly a report of its findings that
8shall include a list of the chemicals and specific actions
9identified under subsection (a) of this Section.
10    (c) This Section is repealed on July 1, 2021.
11    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
12becoming law.".