(225 ILCS 230/1005) (from Ch. 111, par. 7855)
    Sec. 1005. Agency authority. The Agency is authorized to exercise the following functions, powers and duties with respect to solid waste site operator certification:
        (a) To conduct examinations to ascertain the
qualifications of applicants for certificates of competency as solid waste site operators;
        (b) To conduct courses of training on the practical
aspects of the design, operation and maintenance of sanitary landfills;
        (c) To issue a certificate to any applicant who has
satisfactorily met all the requirements pertaining to a certificate of competency as a solid waste site operator;
        (d) To suspend, revoke or refuse to issue any
certificate for any one or any combination of the following causes:
            (1) The practice of any fraud or deceit in
obtaining or attempting to obtain a certificate of competency;
            (2) Negligence or misconduct in the operation of
a sanitary landfill;
            (3) Repeated failure to comply with any of the
requirements applicable to the operation of a sanitary landfill, except for Board requirements applicable to the collection of litter;
            (4) Repeated violations of federal, State or
local laws, regulations, standards, or ordinances regarding the operation of refuse disposal facilities or sites;
            (5) For a holder of a certificate, conviction in
this or another State of any crime which is a felony under the laws of this State or conviction of a felony in a federal court; for an applicant, consideration of such conviction shall be in accordance with Section 1005-1;
            (6) Proof of gross carelessness or incompetence
in handling, storing, processing, transporting, or disposing of any hazardous waste; or
            (7) Being declared to be a person under a legal
disability by a court of competent jurisdiction and not thereafter having been lawfully declared to be a person not under legal disability or to have recovered.
        (e) To adopt rules necessary to perform its
functions, powers, and duties with respect to solid waste site operator certifications.
(Source: P.A. 100-286, eff. 1-1-18.)