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Public Act 100-0917


Public Act 0917 100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY



Public Act 100-0917
HB5741 EnrolledLRB100 17112 MJP 32264 b

    AN ACT concerning safety.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The University of Illinois Scientific Surveys
Act is amended by adding Section 21 as follows:
    (110 ILCS 425/21 new)
    Sec. 21. Contaminant of emerging concern report.
    (a) As soon as practicable after the effective date of this
amendatory Act of the 100th General Assembly, the Prairie
Research Institute shall conduct a detailed review of the
available scientific literature and federal and State laws,
regulations, and rules to identify:
        (1) any chemical that is commonly found in wastewater
    treatment plant effluent and that has been recognized as a
    contaminant of emerging concern by the United States
    Environmental Protection Agency, another federal agency,
    or any State agency; and
        (2) the specific actions recommended by the United
    States Environmental Protection Agency, another federal
    agency, or any State agency to address the environmental or
    public health concerns associated with the chemical.
    (b) By June 30, 2020, the Prairie Research Institute shall
submit to the General Assembly a report of its findings that
shall include a list of the chemicals and specific actions
identified under subsection (a) of this Section. The report to
the General Assembly shall be filed with the Clerk of the House
of Representatives and the Secretary of the Senate in
electronic form only, in the manner that the Clerk and the
Secretary shall direct.
    (c) This Section is repealed on July 1, 2021.
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/17/2018