(420 ILCS 20/19) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 241-19)
    Sec. 19. Agreement State Status. The Governor, on behalf of this State, is authorized to enter into agreements with the federal government providing for discontinuance of certain of the federal government's responsibilities with respect to low level waste disposal.
    In accordance with P.L. 86-373, Section 274b of the Atomic Energy Act, and the Notice, published in the Federal Register, Vol. 46, No. 15, January 23, 1981, (7540-7546) "Criteria for Guidance of States and NRC in Discontinuance of NRC Regulatory Authority and Assumption thereof by States through Agreement", the Governor is hereby authorized to enter into Full or Limited Agreement State Status for Low Level Waste Disposal with the federal government for regulatory authority over radioactive byproduct, source and special nuclear material as defined in Section 11e(1) and Section 11e(2) of the Atomic Energy Act.
(Source: P.A. 90-655, eff. 7-30-98.)