(105 ILCS 105/6)
(from Ch. 122, par. 1406)
Powers and duties of the Department.
(a) The Department is empowered to promulgate any rules necessary to
ensure proper implementation and administration of this Act and of the
federal Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act of 1986, and the regulations
(b) Rules promulgated by the Department shall include, but not be limited
(1) all rules necessary to achieve compliance with
the federal Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act of 1986 and the regulations promulgated thereunder;
(2) rules providing for the training and licensing of
persons and firms to perform asbestos inspection and air sampling; to perform abatement work; and to serve as asbestos abatement contractors, management, planners, project designers, project supervisors, project managers and asbestos workers for public and private secondary and elementary schools; and any necessary rules relating to the correct and safe performance of those tasks; and
(3) rules for the development and submission of
asbestos management plans by local educational agencies, and for review and approval of such plans by the Department.
(c) In carrying out its responsibilities under this Act, the Department
(1) publish a list of persons and firms licensed
pursuant to this Act, except that the Department shall not be required to publish a list of licensed asbestos workers;
(2) require each local educational agency to maintain
records of asbestos-related activities, which shall be made available to the Department upon request; and
(3) adopt rules for the collection of fees for
training course approval; and for licensing of inspectors, management planners, project designers, contractors, supervisors, air sampling professionals, project managers and workers.
(Source: P.A. 96-537, eff. 8-14-09; 96-1000, eff. 7-2-10.)