Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Radiation Protection Act of 1990 to require an
applicant for a radioactive material license to provide notice of the
application to counties and municipalities located within 5 miles of
the applicant's facility. Provides that the Department of Nuclear
Safety shall, before issuing a license, afford representatives of
counties and municipalities located within 5 miles of an applicant's
facility a public hearing concerning the potential impacts of an
applicant's facility on the health, safety, and welfare of the
residents of the county or municipality. Allows the Department to
raise application fees to cover the costs of conducting the hearings.
FISCAL NOTE (Dept. of Nuclear Safety)
Estimated operations costs would total about $2,900. Cost for
holding hearings for each of the 50 applications received each
year would total about $145,000 each year, which costs would be
assessed as additional applicant fees.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes reference to:
420 ILCS 40/12
Adds reference to:
420 ILCS 40/10
Replaces the title and everything after the enacting clause.
Amends the Radiation Protection Act of 1990 to provide that notice of
an application for a license for an ionizing radiation source at a
fixed location facility or to amend the license shall be given by the
Department of Nuclear Safety to the municipality where the facility is
located or, in the case a facility located in an unincorporated area,
to the county where the facility is located and to each municipality
located within 1 1/2 miles of the facility. Effective immediately.
FISCAL NOTE, AMENDED (Dept. of Nuclear Safety)
Dept. costs to provide notice for hearings on the 50 applica-
tions received each year total less than $1000 annually.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0359
Last action date: 97-08-10
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
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