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 Bill Status of SB0556  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  LEAD SERVICE LINE REPLACEMENT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Melinda Bush - Jacqueline Y. Collins, Karina Villa, Robert Peters and Laura M. Murphy

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/16/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
20 ILCS 605/605-870 new
30 ILCS 105/5.935 new
220 ILCS 5/8-306
415 ILCS 5/17.12 new
415 ILCS 5/17.11 rep.


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Lead Service Line Replacement and Notification Act. Creates the Lead Service Line Replacement Fund to be used to finance and administer programs and activities specified under the Act. Makes a conforming change in the State Finance Act. Requires the Environmental Protection Agency to establish procedures for the collection of a specified lead in drinking water protection fee to be collected by all community water supplies. Requires the owner or operator of each community water supply to perform specified activities. Creates the Lead Service Line Replacement Advisory Board within the Agency to perform specified duties. Contains other provisions. 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 with specified requirements. Amends the Public Utilities Act. Provides that the Illinois Commerce Commission may allow or direct a water utility to establish a customer assistance program that provides financial relief to residential customers who qualify for income-related assistance. Makes other changes. Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Requires specified entities to provide to the Environmental Protection Agency by December 31, 2023, and again by December 31, 2025, specified information as it relates to the cost of providing water service. Provides that the Agency shall publish the information on the Agency's website. Provides that the Agency may adopt rules setting forth the general requirements for submittal of the information. Repeals the provisions regarding the information on January 1, 2026. Repeals a Section regarding lead in drinking water notifications and inventories.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/23/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Melinda Bush
  2/23/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/23/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/3/2021SenateAssigned to Executive
  3/4/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Karina Villa
  3/24/2021SenateTo Executive- Special Issues
  3/25/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/25/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert Peters
  4/16/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  4/20/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy

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