90th General Assembly
Summary of SB0778
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POLL CNTRL BD-RULE-ECON IMPACT                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Environmental Protection Act to require the  Pollution      
   Control  Board  or  the  Department  of Natural Resources to study the      
   economic  impact  of  proposed  Board  rules  before  their  adoption.      
   Provides for publication of the economic impact study in the  Illinois      
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
        Replaces everything after the enacting clause with comparable          
   provisions. Provides that if the Department of Commerce and Community       
   Affairs decides not to complete an economic impact study relating to        
   Board rules, then within 30 to 45 days of the request to produce the        
   economic impact study the Department shall supply a written explana-        
   tion for its decision. Requires the Board to notify the public of a         
   hearing on proposed rules at least 20 days (now 10 days in underlying       
   bill) before the hearing. Provides that the hearing may be held sim-        
   ultaneously or as a part of any Board hearing considering the new           
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
        Deletes the requirement  that  the  Department  of  Commerce  and      
   Community  Affairs  explain  a  decision  not  to complete an economic      
   impact study of proposed Pollution Control Board rules.                     
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0489

   Last action date: 97-08-17

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   1


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