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Full Text of SB2515  102nd General Assembly

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1    AN ACT concerning safety.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The Illinois Groundwater Protection Act is
5amended by adding Section 5-5 as follows:
 
6    (415 ILCS 55/5-5 new)
7    Sec. 5-5. Mahomet Aquifer Council.
8    (a) There shall be established a Mahomet Aquifer Council.
9The Council shall be composed of the following members:
10        (1) one member of the Senate, appointed by the
11    President of the Senate;
12        (2) one member of the House of Representatives,
13    appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives;
14        (3) one member of the Senate, appointed by the
15    Minority Leader of the Senate;
16        (4) one member of the House of Representatives,
17    appointed by the Minority Leader of the House of
18    Representatives;
19        (5) one member representing the Illinois Environmental
20    Protection Agency, appointed by the Director of the
21    Illinois Environmental Protection Agency;
22        (6) two members representing a national waste and
23    recycling organization, appointed by the Governor;

 

 

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1        (7) one member representing a statewide environmental
2    organization, appointed by the Governor;
3        (8) three members representing a nonprofit consortium
4    dedicated to the sustainability of the Mahomet Aquifer,
5    appointed by the Governor;
6        (9) one member representing the Illinois State Water
7    Survey of the Prairie Research Institute of the University
8    of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, appointed by the
9    Governor;
10        (10) one member representing a statewide association
11    representing the pipe trades, appointed by the Governor;
12        (11) one member representing the State's largest
13    general farm organization, appointed by the Governor;
14        (12) one member representing a statewide trade
15    association representing manufacturers, appointed by the
16    Governor;
17        (13) one member representing a community health care
18    organization located over the Mahomet Aquifer, appointed
19    by the Governor;
20        (14) seven members representing local government
21    bodies located over the Mahomet Aquifer, appointed by the
22    Governor;
23        (15) one member representing a State labor
24    organization that represents employees in the solid waste,
25    recycling, and related industries, appointed by the
26    Governor; and

 

 

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1        (16) one member representing a statewide business
2    association with a focus on environmental issues,
3    appointed by the Governor.
4    (b) From among the Council's members, a chairperson shall
5be selected by majority vote and shall preside for a one-year
6term. The term of membership in the Council shall be for 3
7years.
8    (c) The Council shall:
9        (1) review, evaluate, and make recommendations
10    regarding State laws, regulations, and procedures that
11    relate to the Mahomet Aquifer;
12        (2) review, evaluate, and make recommendations
13    regarding the State's efforts to implement this Act that
14    relate to the quality of the Mahomet Aquifer;
15        (3) review, evaluate, and make recommendations
16    regarding current and potential contamination threats to
17    the water quality of the Mahomet Aquifer; and
18        (4) make recommendations relating to actions that
19    might be taken to ensure the long-term protection of the
20    Mahomet Aquifer.
21    (d) Members of the Mahomet Aquifer Council shall be
22reimbursed for ordinary and necessary expenses incurred in the
23performance of their duties, except that such reimbursement
24shall be limited to expenses associated with no more than 4
25meetings per calendar year. The Agency shall provide the
26Council with such supporting services as are reasonable for

 

 

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1the performance of the Council's duties.
 
2    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
3becoming law.