Bill Status of SB3496 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES-SCHOOLS
Sen. Laura M. Murphy - Julie A. Morrison - Melinda Bush and Laura Fine
| 1/10/2023||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act. Provides that local emergency response planning officials, in consultation with the State Emergency Response Commission (SERC), shall partner with school districts in their regions to disseminate information pertaining to safety threats related to the storage and transport of hazardous substances, including petroleum oil and high-hazard flammable trains (HHFTs), to the parents of attending students, faculty and staff, and schools at risk of being negatively impacted by storage facilities of such hazardous substances or the transport of such hazardous substances. Requires the SERC to perform specified tasks. Provides that the Illinois State Board of Education and the Illinois Emergency Management Agency shall have joint rulemaking authority to adopt rules to implement the provisions. Contains other provisions.