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91_HB4022enr HB4022 Enrolled LRB9111141JMmbA 1 AN ACT to amend the Civil Administrative Code of 2 Illinois. 3 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 4 represented in the General Assembly: 5 Section 5. The Department of Commerce and Community 6 Affairs Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is 7 amended by changing Section 605-75 as follows: 8 (20 ILCS 605/605-75) 9 Sec. 605-75. Keep Illinois Beautiful. 10 (a) There is created the Keep Illinois Beautiful Program 11 Advisory Board consisting of 7 members appointed by the 12 Director of Commerce and Community Affairs
Governor with the13 advice and consent of the Senate. Of those 7, 4 shall be 14 appointed from a list of at least 10 names submitted by the 15 boards of directors from the various certified community 16 programs. Each certified community program may submit only 17 one recommendation to be considered by the Director Governor. 18 The Director of Commerce and Community Affairs Lieutenant19 Governoror his or her designee shall be a member and serve 20 as Chairman , except that (i) when Section 6 of Article V of21 the Illinois Constitution is operative the officer next in22 line of succession shall serve as Chairman and (ii) until23 January 11, 1999, while the office of Lieutenant Governor is24 otherwise vacant, the powers and duties of the Lieutenant25 Governor under this Section shall be carried out as provided26 in Section 67.35 of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois27 (renumbered; now Section 405-500 of the Department of Central28 Management Services Law, 20 ILCS 405/405-500). The Board 29 shall meet at least annually quarterlyat the discretion of 30 the Chairman and at such other times as the Chairman or any 4 31 members consider necessary. Four members shall constitute a HB4022 Enrolled -2- LRB9111141JMmbA 1 quorum. 2 (b) The purpose of the Board shall be to assist local 3 governments and community organizations in: 4 (1) Educating the public about the need for 5 recycling and reducing solid waste. 6 (2) Promoting the establishment of recycling and 7 programs that reduce litter and other solid waste through 8 re-use and diversion. 9 (3) Developing local markets for recycled products. 10 (4) Cooperating with other State agencies and with 11 local governments having environmental responsibilities. 12 (5) Seeking funding from governmental and 13 non-governmental sources. 14 (c) The Department of Commerce and Community Affairs 15 Lieutenant Governor shall employ and fix the salary of a16 Statewide coordinator who, to the extent possible,shall 17 assist local governments and community organizations that 18 plan to implement programs set forth in subsection (b). The 19 Department Boardshall establish guidelines for the 20 certification by the Boardof local governments and community 21 organizations. The guidelines shall be approved by a22 majority of the members of the Board.23 The Department Statewide coordinatormay encourage local 24 governments and community organizations to apply for 25 certification of programs by the Board. However, the 26 Department Statewide coordinatorshall give equal 27 consideration to newly certified programs and older certified 28 programs. 29 The Statewide coordinator shall submit proposed programs30 to the Board. The Board shall approve program proposals by a31 majority vote of the quorum present. In no event shall the32 Board veto a program by a vote of fewer than 4 members. A33 vetoed proposal may be resubmitted to the Board by the34 Statewide coordinator after necessary changes in the proposalHB4022 Enrolled -3- LRB9111141JMmbA 1 have been made.2 (d) The Keep Illinois Beautiful Fund is created as a 3 special fund in the State treasury. Moneys from any public 4 or private source may be deposited into the Keep Illinois 5 Beautiful Fund. Moneys in the Keep Illinois Beautiful Fund 6 shall be appropriated only for the purposes of this Section. 7 Pursuant to action by the Board, the Department of Commerce 8 and Community Affairs Lieutenant Governormay authorize 9 grants from moneys appropriated from the Keep Illinois 10 Beautiful Fund for certified community based programs for up 11 to 50% of the cash needs of the program; provided, that at 12 least 50% of the needs of the program shall be contributed to 13 the program in cash, and not in kind, by local sources. 14 Moneys appropriated for certified community based 15 programs in municipalities of more than 1,000,000 population 16 shall be itemized separately and may not be disbursed to any 17 other community. 18 (e) On the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 19 91st General Assembly, the Lieutenant Governor shall transfer 20 to the Department of Commerce and Community Affairs, and the 21 Department shall receive, all assets and property possessed 22 by the Lieutenant Governor under this Section and all 23 liabilities and obligations for which the Lieutenant Governor 24 was responsible under this Section. Nothing in this 25 subsection affects the validity of certifications and grants 26 issued under this Section before the effective date of this 27 amendatory Act of the 91st General Assembly. 28 (Source: P.A. 90-609, eff. 6-30-98; 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.) 29 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect July 30 1, 2000.
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