(415 ILCS 5/58.11)
Regulations and Site Remediation Advisory Committee.
(a) There is hereby established a 10-member Site Remediation Advisory
Committee, which shall be appointed by the Governor. The Committee shall
include one member recommended by the Illinois State Chamber of Commerce,
one member recommended by the Illinois Manufacturers' Association, one
member recommended by the Chemical Industry Council of Illinois, one member
recommended by the Consulting Engineers Council of Illinois, one member
recommended by the Illinois Bankers Association, one member recommended by
the Community Bankers Association of Illinois, one member recommended by the
National Solid Waste Management Association, and 3 other members as determined
by the Governor. Members of the Advisory Committee may organize themselves as
they deem necessary and shall serve without compensation.
(b) The Committee shall:
(1) Review, evaluate, and make recommendations
regarding State laws, rules, and procedures that relate to site remediations.
(2) Review, evaluate, and make recommendations
regarding the review and approval activities of the Agency and Review and Evaluation Licensed Professional Engineers and Geologists.
(3) Make recommendations relating to the State's
efforts to implement this Title.
(4) Review, evaluate, and make recommendations
regarding the procedures for determining proportionate degree of responsibility for a release of regulated substances.
(5) Review, evaluate, and make recommendations
regarding the reports prepared by the Agency in accordance with subsection (e) of this Section.
(c) Within 9 months after the effective date of this amendatory
Act of 1995, the Agency, after consideration of the recommendations
of the Committee, shall propose rules prescribing procedures and
standards for its administration of this Title. Within 9 months after
receipt of the Agency's proposed rules, the Board shall adopt, pursuant
to Sections 27 and 28 of this Act, rules that are consistent with this
Title, including classifications of land use and provisions for the voidance of
No Further Remediation Letters.
(d) Until such time as the rules required under this Section take effect,
the Agency shall administer its activities under this Title in accordance with
Agency procedures and applicable provisions of this Act.
(e) By July 1, 1997 and as deemed appropriate thereafter, the Agency shall
prepare reports to the Governor and the General Assembly concerning the status
of all sites for which the Agency has expended money from the Hazardous Waste
Fund. The reports shall include specific information on the financial,
technical, and cost recovery status of each site.
(Source: P.A. 92-735, eff. 7-25-02.)