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92_SB1582sam001 LRB9211732LBpram05 1 AMENDMENT TO SENATE BILL 1582 2 AMENDMENT NO. . Amend Senate Bill 1582 by replacing 3 everything after the enacting clause with the following: 4 "Section 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the 5 Petroleum Business Education, Safety, and Security Act. 6 Section 5. Findings. The General Assembly finds that: 7 (1) Tragic world events have demonstrated that a normal 8 occurrence can be transformed into a catastrophic crisis 9 causing death and environmental destruction. 10 (2) Federal and State governments have determined there 11 is a need for public information, heightened security, and 12 enhanced training regarding the sale and distribution of 13 fuel. 14 (3) In the 102 counties of Illinois there are fuel 15 processing at facilities, gasoline bulk storage, and fuel 16 deliveries occurring daily. 17 (4) Precise rules and regulations pertaining to employee 18 and public awareness, facility and equipment security, and 19 owner responsibility require advanced technical training and 20 education for the distribution of fuel. 21 (5) In the interest of public safety and security, it is 22 necessary to establish the Petroleum Business Education, -2- LRB9211732LBpram05 1 Safety, and Security Council. 2 Section 10. Definitions. In this Act: 3 "Education" means any action to provide information 4 regarding fuel, fuel equipment, environmental awareness, 5 mechanical and technical practices, security, conservation, 6 safety, and fuel uses to consumers, owners, and employees of 7 the fuel distribution industry. 8 "Fuel" means all liquids defined as "motor fuel" in 9 Section 1.1 of the Motor Fuel Tax Law and aviation fuel and 10 kerosene but excluding liquefied petroleum gases. 11 "Industry" means persons involved in the production, 12 transportation, and distribution of fuel, and the manufacture 13 and distribution of fuel utilization equipment. 14 "Producer" means the owner of fuel at the time it is 15 produced, manufactured, or blended. 16 "Public member" means a member of the Council other than 17 a representative of producers or retail marketers or a State 18 employee. 19 "Qualified industry organization" means the Illinois 20 Petroleum Council, the Illinois Petroleum Marketers 21 Association, and the Illinois Retail Merchants Association. 22 "Research" means any type of study, investigation, or 23 other activity designed to advance the image, desirability, 24 conservation, security, or environmental safety of fuel and 25 to further the development of such information. 26 "Security" means the education and training of owners and 27 employees on the awareness of possible actions that can 28 initiate aggressive violent behavior against employees and 29 customers, as well as damage the environment and sabotage and 30 destroy fueling stations and fueling distribution facilities. 31 "Retail merchant" means a person or company engaged in 32 the sale of fuel whose primary business is to sell other 33 consumable items to the actual consumer. -3- LRB9211732LBpram05 1 "Retail marketer" means a person or company engaged 2 primarily in the sale of fuel to the actual consumer. 3 "Training" means to make proficient with specialized 4 instruction in environmental awareness and handling, 5 security, conservation, and safety concerning the use and 6 distribution of fuel products. 7 Section 15. Petroleum Business Education, Safety, and 8 Security Council. 9 (a) The Council shall consist of 13 members, with 2 10 members representing retail marketers, 2 members representing 11 producers, 2 members representing retail merchants, 2 public 12 members, the Director of Revenue or his or her designate, the 13 State Fire Marshall or his or her designate, the Director of 14 the Environmental Protection Agency or his or her designate, 15 the Director of Traffic Safety for the Department of 16 Transportation or his or her designate, and the Director of 17 the Department of Commerce and Community Affairs or his or 18 her designate. The members representing the retail 19 marketers, retail merchants, and producers shall be full-time 20 employees or owners of businesses in the industry. No 21 employee or current officer of the board of directors of a 22 qualified industry organization shall serve as a member of 23 the Council. Only one person at a time from any company or 24 its affiliate may serve on the Council. 25 (b) The qualified industry organizations shall select 26 all retail marketer, retail merchant, public, and producer 27 members of the Council, giving due regard to selecting a 28 Council that is representative of the industry. The producer 29 organization of the qualified industry organizations shall 30 select the 2 producer members of the Council, the retail 31 marketer organization of the qualified industry organization 32 shall select the 2 retail marketer members of the Council, 33 and the retail merchant organization of the qualified -4- LRB9211732LBpram05 1 industry organizations shall select 2 retail merchant members 2 of the Council. The retail marketer organization, the retail 3 merchant organization, and the producer organization shall 4 work together to select the public members. 5 (c) Council members shall receive no compensation for 6 their services. Council members may be reimbursed, upon 7 request, for reasonable expenses directly related to their 8 participation in Council meetings. 9 (d) Council members shall serve a term of 5 years. The 10 Council shall notify the Executive of the Illinois Petroleum 11 Marketers Association, the President of the Illinois Retail 12 Merchants Association, and the Illinois Petroleum Council of 13 the name, address, and relevant affiliations, if any, of any 14 new Council member within 30 days after the appointment of 15 the member to the Council. 16 (e) The Council shall develop programs and projects and 17 enter into contracts or agreements for the implementation and 18 administration of this Act, including programs to enhance 19 consumer safety, security, conservation, protection, and 20 other issues associated with the use and distribution of 21 petroleum products; educate owners and employers on safety, 22 training, security, protection, and conservation relating to 23 the environmental equipment and environmental and personal 24 dangers associated with the use and distribution of petroleum 25 products; provide research and development of environmentally 26 sound, safe, secure, and efficient petroleum distribution; 27 and coordinate with industry trade associations and any other 28 appropriate association to provide efficient delivery of 29 services and to avoid unnecessary duplication of services. 30 (f) Issues related to security, environmental safety, 31 education, and training shall be given priority by the 32 Council in the development of its programs and projects. 33 (g) The Council shall select from among its members a 34 Chairperson and other officers as necessary, may establish -5- LRB9211732LBpram05 1 committees and subcommittees of the Council, and shall adopt 2 rules and bylaws for the conduct of business and the 3 implementation of this Act. The Council shall establish 4 procedures for the solicitation of industry comment and 5 recommendations on any significant plan, program, or project 6 to be funded by the Council. The Council shall establish 7 advisory committees, as needed, of persons other than Council 8 members. 9 (h) If a Council member elects to vacate his or her 10 position before the completion of the term of appointment, 11 the member shall provide the Chairperson with a written 12 notification at least 30 days prior to leaving. The 13 qualified industry organizations shall have 30 days from the 14 date of the written notification to appoint a replacement 15 member. The member shall be selected in the same manner as 16 the initial appointment. 17 (i) The Council shall keep minutes, books, and records 18 that clearly reflect all of the acts and transactions of the 19 Council and make public this information. The books of the 20 Council shall be audited by a certified public accountant at 21 least once per year and at any other times that the Council 22 may designate. The expense of the audit shall be the 23 responsibility of the Council. Copies of an audit shall be 24 provided to the Governor, 4 leaders of the General Assembly, 25 and all members of the Council, and upon request to all fuel 26 industry organizations, other constitutional officers, 27 General Assembly members, industry members, and the general 28 public. 29 Section 20. Petroleum Business Education, Safety, and 30 Security Fund. 31 (a) Beginning July 1, 2002, or as soon thereafter as may 32 be practicable, the State Comptroller shall annually transfer 33 from the Underground Storage Tank Fund created by Section -6- LRB9211732LBpram05 1 57.11 of the Environmental Protection Act an amount equal to 2 1/40 of the revenue deposited into that Fund during the 3 previous fiscal year, but not exceeding $1,500,000 per year, 4 to the Petroleum Business Education, Safety, and Security 5 Fund, which is hereby created as a special fund in the State 6 Treasury. 7 (b) Subject to appropriation, the Department of Commerce 8 and Community Affairs shall make an annual grant to the 9 Council from the Petroleum Business Education, Safety, and 10 Security Fund. The grant shall be used by the Council to pay 11 for programs, contracts, related expenses, administration, 12 and agreements approved by the Council. No money from the 13 Fund shall be used by the Council or its employees for any 14 political or legislative purpose. The Department of Commerce 15 and Community Affairs may use money from the fund to recover 16 a necessary and reasonable amount for the administration of 17 this Act. 18 Section 25. Lobbying. No funds received by the Council 19 shall be used in any manner for influencing legislation or 20 elections. 21 Section 30. Relation to other programs. Nothing in this 22 Act may be construed to preempt or supersede any other 23 program relating to petroleum business training, education, 24 research, or development organized and operated under the 25 laws of this State. 26 Section 85. The Regulatory Sunset Act is amended by 27 changing Section 4.17 as follows: 28 (5 ILCS 80/4.17) 29 Sec. 4.17. Acts repealed on January 1, 2007. The 30 following are repealed on January 1, 2007: -7- LRB9211732LBpram05 1 The Boiler and Pressure Vessel Repairer Regulation 2 Act. 3 The Structural Pest Control Act. 4 Articles II, III, IV, V, V 1/2, VI, VIIA, VIIB, 5 VIIC, XVII, XXXI, XXXI 1/4, and XXXI 3/4 of the Illinois 6 Insurance Code. 7 The Clinical Psychologist Licensing Act. 8 The Illinois Optometric Practice Act of 1987. 9 The Medical Practice Act of 1987. 10 The Petroleum Business Education, Safety, and 11 Security Act. 12 (Source: P.A. 89-467, eff. 1-1-97; 89-484, eff. 6-21-96; 13 89-594, eff. 8-1-96; 89-702, eff. 7-1-97.) 14 Section 90. The State Finance Act is amended by adding 15 Section 5.570 as follows: 16 (30 ILCS 105/5.570 new) 17 Sec. 5.570. The Petroleum Business Education, Safety, 18 and Security Fund. 19 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon 20 becoming law.".
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