Rep. James H. Meyer

Filed: 3/30/2004





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2     AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 5094, AS AMENDED, by
3 replacing everything after the enacting clause with the
4 following:
5     "Section 5. The Environmental Protection Act is amended by
6 changing Section 39.4 as follows:
7     (415 ILCS 5/39.4)  (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1039.4)
8     Sec. 39.4. Agrichemical facility permit or lawncare
9 containment permit endorsement.
10     (a) Upon receipt of a joint application transmitted from
11 the Department of Agriculture for an agrichemical facility
12 construction or operation permit or a lawncare containment
13 permit, the Agency may provide a written endorsement of the
14 permit to be issued by the Department for such agrichemical
15 facility or lawncare wash water containment area. The Agency's
16 endorsement may be provided at any time prior to final action
17 by the Department regarding the subject permit.
18     (b) For all purposes of this Act, an agrichemical facility
19 permit or lawncare containment permit endorsed by the Agency
20 pursuant to this Section shall be deemed to be a permit issued
21 by the Agency pursuant to subsection (b) of Section 9 and
22 subsection (b) of Section 12 of this Act. An agrichemical
23 facility or a lawncare wash water containment area remains
24 subject to all applicable permit requirements under this Act if



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1 the Department of Agriculture's agrichemical facility permit
2 or lawncare containment permit has not been endorsed pursuant
3 to subsection (a) of this Section.
4     (c) An agrichemical facility permit or a lawncare
5 containment permit endorsed by the Agency shall not be subject
6 to the annual fee provisions of Section 9.6 of this Act.
7 (Source: P.A. 88-474.)".