Bill Status of SB2130 93rd General Assembly
Short Description: WETLANDS PROTECTION ACT
Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr., Dale E. Risinger, Christine Radogno and Dale A. Righter
| 1/11/2005||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Wetlands Protection Act. Provides that any person who intends to discharge dredged or fill material into a wetland, drain a wetland, or excavate a wetland resulting in more than incidental fallback may request a determination from the Environmental Protection Agency as to the existence, location, and surface area of any wetlands on or contiguous to the affected property. Provides for the classification of wetlands and provides different criteria for obtaining a permit for the regulated activity based on the classification. Creates the Illinois Wetlands Advisory Committee. Preempts home rule. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Wetlands Management Fund.