102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
Introduced 2/25/2021, by Sen. Melinda Bush
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
415 ILCS 5/28.5
415 ILCS 5/56.2
from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1056.2
Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Removes language providing
that a Section regarding Clean Air Act rules only applies through December
31, 2021. Allows any person, including the Agency, to propose rules to
amend the listing of etiologic agents identified as Class 4 agents and to
consult specified classifications published by various entities. Removes
provisions requiring the Pollution Control Board to adopt rules identical
to a specified publication and replaces them with a requirement for the
Board to take action on a proposal to amend the listing of Class 4 agents
not later than 6 months after receiving it. 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 Environmental Protection Act is amended by
changing Sections 28.5 and 56.2 as follows:
(415 ILCS 5/28.5)
Clean Air Act rules; fast-track.
(a) This Section
applies through December 31, 2021 and
applies solely to the adoption of rules proposed by
and required to be adopted by the State under the Clean Air Act
as amended by the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 (CAAA).
(b) For purposes of this Section, a "fast-track"
is a proceeding to promulgate a rule
that the CAAA requires to be adopted. For the purposes of this
Section, "requires to be adopted" refers only to those
regulations or parts of regulations for which the United
Protection Agency is empowered to impose
sanctions against the State for failure to adopt such rules.
All fast-track rules must be adopted under
forth in this Section, unless another provision of this Act
specifies the method for adopting a specific rule.
(c) When the CAAA requires rules other than identical in
to be adopted, upon request by the Agency, the