(415 ILCS 15/4.5)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on July 1, 2022)
    Sec. 4.5. Statewide Materials Management Advisory Committee; Report.
    (a) The Statewide Materials Management Advisory Committee is hereby created.
    (b) The Advisory Committee shall:
        (1) investigate and provide recommendations for
    
expanding waste reduction, recycling, reuse, and composting in Illinois in a manner that protects the environment, as well as public health and safety, and promotes economic development;
        (2) investigate and provide recommendations for the
    
form and contents of county waste management plans adopted under this Act; and
        (3) prepare a report as required under Section 4.6 of
    
this Act.
    (c) The Advisory Committee shall be composed of the following:
        (1) The Director of the Agency, or his or her
    
designee, who shall serve as an ex officio and nonvoting member.
        (2) 25 voting members appointed by the Director of
    
the Agency, as follows:
            (A) one member representing a municipality with a
        
population of more than 1,000,000;
            (B) one member representing a county with a
        
population of more than 1,000,000;
            (C) two members representing counties with a
        
population of at least 200,000 but not more than 1,000,000;
            (D) two members representing counties with a
        
population of at least 85,000 but not more than 200,000;
            (E) two members representing counties with a
        
population of less than 85,000;
            (F) two members representing the solid waste
        
management industry;
            (G) two members representing the recycling
        
industry;
            (H) two members representing providers of general
        
construction and demolition debris recycling services;
            (I) two members representing environmental
        
interest groups;
            (J) two members representing manufacturers in the
        
State;
            (K) two members representing retailers in the
        
State;
            (L) two members representing producers of
        
compost; and
            (M) three members representing producers of end
        
products generated through recycling.
    (d) The Director of the Agency shall appoint all members of the Advisory Committee by no later than January 1, 2020.
    (e) The initial meeting of the Advisory Committee shall be convened by the Director of the Agency, or his or her designee, no later than March 1, 2020. At the initial meeting, the voting members shall select co-chairs. Subsequent meetings shall convene at the call of the co-chairs.
    (f) A simple majority of those appointed shall constitute a quorum. The affirmative vote of a majority of those present and voting shall be necessary for Advisory Committee action.
    (g) Members of the Advisory Committee shall receive no compensation for their services.
    (h) The Agency shall provide administrative assistance and technical support to the Advisory Committee. The Agency may obtain assistance from outside experts to assist in preparation of the Plan. Funding for the Plan and assistance from outside experts shall be obtained from the Solid Waste Management Fund.
    (i) On or before July 1, 2021, the Advisory Committee shall prepare and submit a report to the General Assembly summarizing its work.
    (j) The report shall include, at a minimum, the following information:
        (1) an estimate of the amount and composition of
    
waste generated annually in Illinois with 2018 as the base year;
        (2) an estimate of the amount of waste disposed of
    
annually in Illinois with 2018 as the base year;
        (3) an estimate of the amount of material diverted
    
from landfills annually in Illinois with 2018 as the base year;
        (4) an analysis of the markets available for
    
materials diverted from Illinois landfills;
        (5) recommended materials in the municipal waste
    
stream that could be targeted to maximize waste diversion;
        (6) recommended actions that could be taken to
    
increase landfill diversion rates and the costs associated with those actions;
        (7) recommended education and public outreach
    
programs that could maximize waste diversion;
        (8) recommended diversion rates that are achievable
    
by 2025, 2030, and 2035; and
        (9) a database and map of permitted facilities,
    
including, but not limited to, landfills, garbage transfer stations, landscape waste transfer stations, construction and demolition debris recycling facilities, recycling facilities, compost sites, and scrap metal recycling facilities.
    (k) In addition, the report shall also include, at a minimum, the following recommendations for waste management plans required under this Act:
        (1) recommended elements for counties to include in
    
waste management plans required under this Act;
        (2) a recommended standard methodology for counties
    
to use to determine the annual waste generation rate in the county;
        (3) a recommended standard methodology for counties
    
to use to determine the annual disposal rate in the county;
        (4) a recommended standard methodology for counties
    
to use to determine the annual diversion rate in the county;
        (5) recommended standard actions that can be taken by
    
counties to increase landfill diversion rates;
        (6) recommended education and public outreach
    
programs that could maximize waste diversion within the county; and
        (7) recommended standard content for waste management
    
plans required under this Act.
    (l) The report may include a list of nonpermitted facilities that are involved in waste disposal, materials recycling, or composting.
    (m) This Section is repealed on July 1, 2022.
(Source: P.A. 101-74, eff. 7-12-19.)