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