Illinois General Assembly - Bill Status for HB6131
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 Bill Status of HB6131  96th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Dan Reitz - Brandon W. Phelps

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
415 ILCS 5/4from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1004
415 ILCS 5/39from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1039
415 ILCS 5/39.6 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Requires the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, without public notice, to provide permit applicants with an opportunity to review and comment on draft permits. Authorizes the Agency, without public notice, to modify draft permits. Requires the Agency, to the maximum extent possible, to issue general (rather than site-specific) air permits. Requires the Agency to expedite NPDES permit renewals if certain requirements are met. Authorizes the Illinois Pollution Control Board to adopt rules providing for the issuance of air permits by rule, if it deems that a class of facilities or equipment does not "make a significant contribution of air contaminants to the atmosphere". Requires the Agency to issue permits to the owners or operators of facilities or equipment meeting the requirements of the rules adopted by the Board. Requires the Agency to create common company identification numbers to be used agency-wide to refer to companies that do business in the State. Requires the Agency to create a permit streamlining unit.

DateChamber Action
  2/11/2010HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Dan Reitz
  2/11/2010HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  2/11/2010HouseFirst Reading
  2/11/2010HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

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