90th General Assembly
Summary of HB0989
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RADIATION PROTECTION-LICENSE                                               

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the  Radiation  Protection  Act  of  1990  to  require  an      
   applicant  for a radioactive material license to provide notice of the      
   application to counties and municipalities located within 5  miles  of      
   the  applicant's  facility.  Provides  that  the Department of Nuclear      
   Safety shall, before issuing  a  license,  afford  representatives  of      
   counties  and  municipalities located within 5 miles of an applicant's      
   facility a public hearing  concerning  the  potential  impacts  of  an      
   applicant's  facility  on  the  health,  safety,  and  welfare  of the      
   residents of the county or  municipality.  Allows  the  Department  to      
   raise  application fees to cover the costs of conducting the hearings.      
   Effective immediately.                                                      
          FISCAL NOTE (Dept. of Nuclear Safety)                                
          Estimated operations costs would total about $2,900. Cost for        
          holding hearings for each of the 50 applications received each       
          year would total about $145,000 each year, which costs would be      
          assessed as additional applicant fees.                               
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          420 ILCS 40/12                                                       
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          420 ILCS 40/10                                                       
        Replaces the title and  everything  after  the  enacting  clause.      
   Amends  the Radiation Protection Act of 1990 to provide that notice of      
   an application for a license for an ionizing  radiation  source  at  a      
   fixed  location facility or to amend the license shall be given by the      
   Department of Nuclear Safety to the municipality where the facility is      
   located or, in the case a facility located in an unincorporated  area,      
   to  the  county where the facility is located and to each municipality      
   located within 1 1/2 miles of the facility.  Effective immediately.         
          FISCAL NOTE, AMENDED (Dept. of Nuclear Safety)                       
          Dept. costs to provide notice for hearings on the 50 applica-        
          tions received each year total less than $1000 annually.             
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0359

   Last action date: 97-08-10

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   0


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