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Full Text of SB1643  94th General Assembly



State of Illinois
2005 and 2006


Introduced 2/24/2005, by Sen. Steven J. Rauschenberger


415 ILCS 5/58

    Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the intent of the title regarding the site remediation program.

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SB1643 LRB094 11107 RSP 41731 b

1     AN ACT concerning 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 changing Section 58 as follows:
6     (415 ILCS 5/58)
7     Sec. 58. Intent. It is the the intent of this Title:
8         (1) To establish a risk-based system of remediation
9     based on protection of human health and the environment
10     relative to present and future uses of the site.
11         (2) To assure that the land use for which remedial
12     action was undertaken will not be modified without
13     consideration of the adequacy of such remedial action for
14     the new land use.
15         (3) To provide incentives to the private sector to
16     undertake remedial action.
17         (4) To establish expeditious alternatives for the
18     review of site investigation and remedial activities,
19     including a privatized review process.
20         (5) To assure that the resources of the Hazardous Waste
21     Fund are used in a manner that is protective of human
22     health and the environment relative to present and future
23     uses of the site and surrounding area.
24         (6) To provide assistance to units of local government
25     for remediation of properties contaminated or potentially
26     contaminated by commercial, industrial, or other uses, to
27     provide loans for the redevelopment of brownfields, and to
28     establish and provide for the administration of the
29     Brownfields Redevelopment Fund.
30 (Source: P.A. 90-123, eff. 7-21-97; 91-36, eff. 6-15-99.)