101ST GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2019 and 2020
Introduced 1/30/2019, by Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
415 ILCS 135/10
415 ILCS 135/40
415 ILCS 135/85
Amends the Drycleaner Environmental Response Trust Fund Act. Provides
that an active drycleaning facility that has previously received or is
currently receiving reimbursement for the costs of a remedial action shall
maintain continuous financial assurance for environmental liability
coverage in the amount of at least $500,000 until the earlier of (i)
January 1, 2030 (currently, January 1, 2020) or (ii) the date the
Drycleaner Environmental Response Trust Fund Council determines the
drycleaning facility is an inactive drycleaning facility. Extends the
repeal date for specified fee and tax provisions of the Drycleaner
Environmental Response Trust Fund Act to January 1, 2030 (currently,
January 1, 2020). Effective immediately.
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning safety.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Drycleaner Environmental Response Trust
Fund Act is amended by changing Sections 10, 40, and 85 as
(415 ILCS 135/10)
Drycleaner Environmental Response Trust Fund.
(a) The Drycleaner Environmental Response Trust Fund is
created as a
special fund in the State Treasury.
deposited into the Fund shall be used solely
for the purposes
the Council and for other purposes
as provided in
The Fund shall include moneys credited to the Fund under this
and other moneys that by law may be credited to the Fund.
The State Treasurer may invest Funds deposited into
the Fund at
the direction of the Council. Interest, income from the
investments, and other income earned by the Fund shall be
credited to and
deposited into the Fund.
Pursuant to appropriation, all moneys in the Drycleaner
Response Trust Fund shall be disbursed by the
Agency to the Council
for the purpose of making disbursements,
if any, in accordance with this Act and for the purpose of
the ordinary and
expenses of the Council.