EPA-LNDSCP WASTE-PCB RULES
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Environmental Protection Act to allow the Pollution
Control Board to adopt statewide rules to ban landscape waste burning.
Requires the Board to prohibit open burning of landscape waste in
specified urbanized areas, except for agricultural purposes, habitat
management purposes, and firefighter training purposes. Preempts
certain units of local government from regulating the open burning of
landscape waste in a manner less restrictive than the State. Sets
forth civil penalties. Effective immediately.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Envi-
ronmental Protection Act to require the Pollution Control Board to
adopt rules to ban the open burning of landscape waste in municipali-
ties with a population over 75,000, except for certain limited pur-
poses. Preempts home rule units from regulating the open burning of
landscape waste in a manner less restrictive than the State. Restores
provision that allows the burning of landscape waste on premises where
it is produced or at sites provided and supervised by a unit of local
government (except in counties with a population over 400,000), so
long as the burning is not in conflict with the Board's new rules re-
gulating municipalities with a population over 75,000.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Makes technical changes.
FISCAL NOTE (Ill. Pollution Control Bd.)
Total annual implementation cost is $150,000, beginning FY98.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE (DCCA)
Creates a service mandate which requires a 50% to 100% reim-
bursement, and a due process mandate which does not require
HOME RULE NOTE
SB1103 does preempt home rule authority.
Last action on Bill: TOTAL VETO STANDS
Last action date: 97-10-30
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 2
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