(415 ILCS 5/56.5)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1056.5)
Medical waste hauling fees.
(a) The Agency shall annually collect a $2000 fee
for each potentially infectious medical waste hauling permit application
and, in addition, shall collect a fee of $250 for each potentially
infectious medical waste hauling vehicle identified in the annual permit
application and for each vehicle that is added to the permit during the
annual period. Each applicant required to pay a fee under this Section
shall submit the fee along with the permit application. The Agency shall
deny any permit application for which a fee is required under this Section
that does not contain the appropriate fee.
(b) All fees collected by the Agency under this Section shall be
deposited into the Environmental Protection Permit and Inspection Fund.
The Agency may establish procedures relating to the collection of fees
under this Section. The Agency shall not refund any fee paid to it under
(c) The Agency shall not collect a fee under this Section from any
hospital that transports only potentially infectious medical waste
generated by its own activities or by members of its medical staff.
(Source: P.A. 93-32, eff. 7-1-03.)