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 Bill Status of HB5741  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  EPA-COMPOUNDS-EMERGING CONCERN

House Sponsors
Rep. Robyn Gabel - Kelly M. Cassidy - Carol Sente - Steven A. Andersson - Laura Fine and Sonya M. Harper

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Julie A. Morrison, Scott M. Bennett and John F. Curran)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/17/2018HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0917

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
415 ILCS 5/19.11 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Requires the Environmental Protection Agency, in coordination with the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, to make an assessment of available treatment technologies for reducing and removing compounds of emerging concern from wastewater treatment facilities, the statewide applicability of the treatment technologies, and the costs associated with the treatment technologies. Requires the Agency and Illinois Sustainable Technology Center to submit a report of findings from the assessment to the General Assembly by June 30, 2020. Defines "compounds of emerging concern".

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
415 ILCS 5/19.11 new
Adds reference to:
110 ILCS 425/21 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the University of Illinois Scientific Surveys Act. Provides that as soon as practicable after the effective date of the amendatory Act, the Prairie Research Institute shall conduct a detailed review of the available scientific literature and federal and State laws, regulations, and rules to identify any chemical that is commonly found in wastewater treatment plant effluent and that has been recognized as a contaminant of emerging concern by the United States Environmental Protection Agency, another federal agency, or any State agency and the specific actions recommended by these entities to address the environmental or public health concerns associated with the chemical. Provides that by June 30, 2020, the Institute shall submit to the General Assembly a report of its findings that shall include a list of the chemicals and specific actions identified. Provides that these provisions are repealed on July 1, 2021. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Provides that the report to the General Assembly shall be filed with the Clerk of the House of Representatives and the Secretary of the Senate in electronic form only, in the manner that the Clerk and the Secretary shall direct.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/16/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Robyn Gabel
  2/16/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/16/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/7/2018HouseAssigned to Environment
  4/2/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  4/4/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Robyn Gabel
  4/4/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/4/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Sente
  4/4/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Steven A. Andersson
  4/4/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
  4/6/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  4/9/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Environment
  4/9/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Environment; by Voice Vote
  4/9/2018HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Environment; 018-000-000
  4/10/2018HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/13/2018HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/13/2018HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/16/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  4/16/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/18/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  4/20/2018HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/20/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  4/20/2018HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/23/2018HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 109-000-000
  4/24/2018SenateArrive in Senate
  4/24/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 25, 2018
  4/25/2018SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  4/25/2018SenateFirst Reading
  4/25/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/1/2018SenateAssigned to Environment and Conservation
  5/10/2018SenateDo Pass Environment and Conservation; 005-000-000
  5/10/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 15, 2018
  5/15/2018SenateSecond Reading
  5/15/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 16, 2018
  5/18/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  5/22/2018SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  5/22/2018HousePassed Both Houses
  6/20/2018HouseSent to the Governor
  6/22/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. John F. Curran
  8/17/2018HouseGovernor Approved
  8/17/2018HouseEffective Date August 17, 2018
  8/17/2018HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0917

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