EPA-LUST FUND-BOARD ADMIN
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Petroleum Underground Storage Tank Title of the
Environmental Protection Act to create the Underground Storage Tank
Management Board to oversee the payment of claims under the
Underground Storage Tank Fund. Provides for the competitive selection
of a Program Administrator to handle the processing of claims and
other tasks assigned by the Management Board. Amends the Gasoline
Storage Act to provide that the Office of the State Fire Marshal shall
administer the Underground Storage Tank Program in cooperation with
the Management Board, in addition to the Environmental Protection
Agency. Effective immediately.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes reference to:
415 ILCS 5/57.4
430 ILCS 15/4
Deletes everything. Amends the Petroleum Underground Storage Tank
Title of the Environmental Protection Act to create the Clean Tanks
Management Board to develop and oversee the administration of a Clean
Tanks Program. Effective January 1, 1998.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Adds reference to:
430 ILCS 15/3.5 new
430 ILCS 15/7 from Ch. 127 1/2, par. 159
Amends the Gasoline Storage Act. Requires that the Office of the
State Fire Marshal certify that underground storage tanks comply with
that Office's regulations. Provides that no one shall place
petroleum, petroleum products, hazardous substances, or regulated
substances in an underground storage tank in a facility that does not
display evidence of compliance or displays evidence that one or more
of its underground storage tanks are not in compliance with the rules
of the Office of the State Fire Marshal. Provides that violation is a
business offense with a maximum penalty of $10,000 per offense.
Authorizes the Office of the State Fire Marshal to adopt any needed
rules. Effective immediately.
FISCAL NOTE, AMENDED (Environmental Protection Agency)
No fiscal impact on EPA.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 4.
Deletes reference to:
415 ILCS 5/57.4a new
415 ILCS 5/57.4b new
415 ILCS 5/57.4c new
415 ILCS 5/57.11
Deletes all provisions except those amending the Gasoline Storage
Act. Adds an immediate effective date.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0662
Last action date: 98-07-30
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 3 SENATE - 0
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