(45 ILCS 141/25)
(a) The Illinois Emergency Management Agency (Agency) shall adopt regulations to administer and enforce the
provisions of this Act. The regulations shall be adopted with the consultation
and cooperation of the Commission.
Regulations adopted by the Agency under this Act shall prohibit the
shipment into or acceptance of waste in Illinois if the shipment or acceptance
would result in a violation of any provision of the Compact or this Act.
(b) The Agency may, by regulation, impose conditions on the shipment
into or acceptance of waste in Illinois that the Agency determines to be
reasonable and necessary to enforce the provisions of this Act. The
conditions may include, but are not limited to (i) requiring prior
notification of any proposed shipment or receipt of waste; (ii) requiring
the shipper or recipient to identify the location to which the waste will
be sent for disposal following treatment or storage in Illinois; (iii)
limiting the time that waste from outside Illinois may be held in
Illinois; (iv) requiring the shipper or recipient to post bond or by other
mechanism to assure that radioactive material will not be treated, stored,
or disposed of in Illinois in violation of any provision of this Act; (v)
requiring that the shipper consent to service of process before shipment of
waste into Illinois.
(c) The Agency shall, by regulation, impose a system of civil
penalties in accordance with the provisions of this Act. Amounts recovered
under these regulations shall be deposited in the Low-Level Radioactive
Waste Facility Development and Operation Fund.
(d) The regulations adopted by the Agency may provide for the
granting of exemptions, but only upon a showing by the applicant that the
granting of an exemption would be consistent with the Compact.
(Source: P.A. 95-777, eff. 8-4-08.)