Bill Status of HB4324 101st General Assembly
Short Description: RADIOCHEMISTRY LAB PROGRAM
Rep. Kathleen Willis
| 1/13/2021||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Nuclear Safety Law of 2004. Provides that the Illinois Emergency Management Agency shall have primary responsibility for the coordination and oversight of all State governmental functions concerning the regulation of nuclear power, including environmental radiochemical analysis (currently, does not include environmental radiochemical analysis). Provides that the Agency shall implement a comprehensive radiochemistry laboratory program. Requires the Director of the Agency to employ and direct such personnel, and shall provide for such laboratory and other facilities, as may be necessary to carry out the purposes of the Act and other specified Acts. Amends the Illinois Nuclear Safety Preparedness Act. Provides that the Illinois Nuclear Safety Preparedness Program shall consist of development and implementation of a radiochemistry laboratory capable of preparing environmental samples, performing analyses, quantification, and reporting for assessment and radiation exposure control due to accidental radioactive releases from nuclear power plants into the environment. Effective immediately.