SMITH,MICHAEL-NOVAK-PERSICO-MCCARTHY-BLACK AND ERWIN.
DRYCLEANER ENV RESPONSE FUND
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the Drycleaner Environmental Response Trust Fund Act to
support remediation of drycleaning solvent releases at drycleaning
facilities through a reimbursement program for remediation of existing
releases and an insurance program for prospective releases. Creates
the Drycleaner Environmental Response Trust Fund Council to administer
the Act. Sets forth a continuing appropriation of moneys in the Fund
to the Council to make disbursements required under the Act.
Authorizes civil and criminal penalties. Establishes a quantity-based
drycleaning solvent fee to be imposed on a person selling and
transferring drycleaning solvent to a person operating a drycleaning
facility for use at the facility. Imposes a one-time drycleaning
solvent floor stock fee to be assessed on January 1, 1998. Requires
owners or operators of dry cleaning facilities to obtain a license
under the Act in order to be eligible for reimbursement and insurance
benefits under the Act. Repeals the license fee and sale and transfer
fee provisions on July 1, 2007. Provides for a transfer of $375,000
from the General Revenue Fund to the Drycleaner Environmental Response
Trust Fund, which, after 6 months, shall be transferred back to the
General Revenue Fund. Amends the State Finance Act to add the
Drycleaner Environmental Response Trust Fund. Amends the Illinois
Insurance Code to exempt the Drycleaner Environmental Response Trust
Fund from the provisions of the Code. Effective immediately.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Changes the annual license fee schedule under the Drycleaning
Environmental Response Trust Fund Act. Makes technical and stylistic
FISCAL NOTE (EPA)
HB 1271 is expected to generate approximately $1.5 million in
annual fee revenue, to be deposited into the Drycleaner En-
vironmental Response Trust Fund.
FISCAL NOTE (EPA)
HB1271 is expected to generate approximately $3 M over 10 yrs.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE
In the opinion of DCCA, HB1271, with H-am 1, fails to create a
HOME RULE NOTE
HB1271, amended by H-am 1, does not preempt home rule autho-
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 99-01-12
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
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