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90_HB0469 415 ILCS 15/4.1 new Amends the Solid Waste Planning and Recycling Act to require municipalities with a population over 5,000 in counties with a population over 100,000 to consider, before January 1, 1998, the feasibility of implementing municipal waste quantity based user fees. Requires those municipalities to implement quantity based user fees unless the fees would pose an administrative, safety, or economic hardship. Effective January 1, 1998. LRB9002223DPcc LRB9002223DPcc 1 AN ACT to amend the Solid Waste Planning and Recycling 2 Act by adding Section 4.1. 3 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 4 represented in the General Assembly: 5 Section 5. The Solid Waste Planning and Recycling Act is 6 amended by adding Section 4.1 as follows: 7 (415 ILCS 15/4.1 new) 8 Sec. 4.1. Quantity based fees. No later than January 1, 9 1998, each municipality with a population over 5,000 located 10 within a county with a population over 100,000 shall consider 11 the feasibility of implementing quantity based user fees that 12 promote municipal waste reduction and recycling, including 13 but not limited to a two-part pricing structure that charges 14 a base user fee to cover fixed costs and a minimum level of 15 service and then charges an additional per container fee for 16 service beyond the minimum level. Quantity based user fees 17 shall be implemented at the municipality's earliest 18 convenience unless the municipality determines that those 19 fees would pose an administrative, safety, or economic 20 hardship on its waste collection system or residents. 21 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect January 22 1, 1998.
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