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 Bill Status of HB3445  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  LEAD SERVICE LINE REPLACEMENT

House Sponsors
Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Jr., Elizabeth Hernandez, Sara Feigenholtz and Jonathan "Yoni" Pizer

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
20 ILCS 605/605-870 new
220 ILCS 5/8-306
415 ILCS 5/17.11 rep.


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Reduction of Lead Service Lines Act. Requires community water supplies to identify and replace all lead service lines that connect to a water main. Provides that every community water supply in Illinois that has known lead service lines shall create a plan, to be submitted to the Environmental Protection Agency for approval, to replace all lead service lines and galvanized service lines if the service line is or was connected to lead piping. Provides that, within legal bounds, a community water supply shall have the authority to access private property and private residences for the sole purpose of identifying or replacing lead service lines or galvanized service lines. Provides that no person shall replace a portion of a lead service line without replacing the entirety of the line at the same time, except in cases of emergency repair. Amends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Requires the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to establish a comprehensive low-income water assistance policy and program. Amends the Public Utilities Act. Removes references to unaccounted-for water and replaces them with references to nonrevenue water. Provides that the Illinois Commerce Commission may allow or direct a water utility to establish a customer assistance program. Provides that certain entities that serve or provide water or sewer services shall prepare a summary of the cost of service for a given calendar year. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/15/2019HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Jr.
  2/15/2019HouseFirst Reading
  2/15/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/5/2019HouseAssigned to Labor & Commerce Committee
  3/20/2019HouseTo Commerce and Innovation Subcommittee
  3/29/2019HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  4/2/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  4/11/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard
  4/11/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  4/18/2019HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard
  5/21/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan "Yoni" Pizer
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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