Bill Status of HB5040 99th General Assembly
Short Description: AIRPORTS-ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT
Rep. Christine Winger - Michael P. McAuliffe, Michelle Mussman, Camille Y. Lilly and Martin J. Moylan
| 1/10/2017||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
|20 ILCS 2705/2705-380 new|
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Transportation Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois and the Environmental Protection Act. Requires the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, with the assistance of the Department of Transportation, to conduct a study describing the environmental and human health impacts caused by runways and air traffic at Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Requires the Agency, when conducting this study, to pay particular attention to the impact of air pollution, noise pollution, the emission of gases and fluids by aircraft, and similar factors on the quality of life, health, and property values of persons who live adjacent to the flight paths used by Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Requires the Agency, with the Department's assistance, to monitor noise levels experienced in 2014, 2015, and 2016. Requires the preliminary findings of the study to describe the data being examined, and requires the Agency to use publication of the preliminary findings of the study to solicit ideas for recommendations. Requires the final findings to contain recommendations for future action. Requires the Agency to deliver a written report of preliminary findings to the General Assembly by no later than January 1, 2017, and deliver the final report and recommendations to the General Assembly by no later than January 1, 2018. Effective immediately.