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Full Text of HB2622  103rd General Assembly




HB2622 EnrolledLRB103 29775 AWJ 56181 b

1    AN ACT concerning local government.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Downstate Forest Preserve District Act is
5amended by changing Section 18.6a as follows:
6    (70 ILCS 805/18.6a)  (from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 6340a)
7    Sec. 18.6a. Each forest preserve district which has on its
8property a sanitary landfill or pollution control facility may
9create, maintain and increase a separate fund to be known as
10the "Landfill Expense Fund" for the purpose of paying all
11costs and expenses incurred by said forest preserve district
12for or as a result of that sanitary landfill or pollution
13control facility either during its operation or after its
14closure, including but not limited to the cost of maintenance,
15monitoring, sampling or testing of groundwater or landfill
16gas, fencing, erosion control, improvements, restoration,
17filling, covering, revegetation, seeding, regrading,
18compacting, excavating or removal of materials, remedial
19action, response, the collection, treatment or disposal of
20leachate and landfill gas, preventive and corrective actions
21necessary or appropriate in circumstances which will or may
22cause an immediate or long-term danger to the environment or
23the public health or which will or may prevent or delay public



HB2622 Enrolled- 2 -LRB103 29775 AWJ 56181 b

1usage of the property, and payment of damages or settlements
2awarded or made as a result of the operation of the sanitary
3landfill or pollution control facility, either during its
4operation or after its closure. This fund may be maintained
5for a period not to exceed 40 years from the date of closure of
6the facility and may be invested as provided in this Act and
7interest accumulated thereon.
8    In order to accumulate monies for this fund, each forest
9preserve district having such a fund may, in addition to other
10charges imposed for the deposit of material at the sanitary
11landfill or pollution control facility by the owner or
12operator of the landfill, also impose a charge upon the
13operator or users of a landfill or facility in existence on or
14before July 1, 1988 sufficient to provide a fund which will pay
15for the costs set forth herein; however, such charge shall not
16exceed 70˘ per cubic yard of solid waste permanently disposed
17of at the landfill or facility.
18(Source: P.A. 88-681, eff. 12-22-94.)