90th General Assembly
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HAZARDOUS WASTE RESEARCH CENTR                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Fish and Aquatic Life Code to make a technical  change      
   to a provision concerning the definition of "aquatic life".                 
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          515 ILCS 5/1-20                                                      
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          20 ILCS 415/4c                  from Ch. 127, par. 63b104c           
          20 ILCS 605/46.13a              from Ch. 127, par. 46.13a            
          20 ILCS 608/15                                                       
          20 ILCS 801/15-5                                                     
          20 ILCS 801/20-5                                                     
          20 ILCS 805/63a                 from Ch. 127, par. 63a               
          20 ILCS 805/63b1.2 new                                               
          20 ILCS 805/63b2.9 new                                               
          20 ILCS 1105/16                 from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 7415           
          20 ILCS 1130/3                  from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 6803          
          20 ILCS 1130/4                  from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 6804          
          20 ILCS 1130/5                  from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 6805          
          20 ILCS 1130/6                  from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 6806          
          30 ILCS 105/6z-32                                                    
          40 ILCS 5/15-106                from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 15-106        
          110 ILCS 355/62                 from Ch. 127, par. 62                
          225 ILCS 720/1.03               from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 7901.03        
          225 ILCS 720/1.04               from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 7901.04        
          225 ILCS 720/1.05               from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 7901.05        
          225 ILCS 720/2.08               from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 7902.08        
          225 ILCS 720/6.07               from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 7906.07        
          225 ILCS 720/6.08               from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 7906.08        
          225 ILCS 720/7.03               from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 7907.03        
          225 ILCS 720/7.04               from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 7907.04        
          225 ILCS 720/9.01               from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 7909.01        
          415 ILCS 85/3                   from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 7953          
          415 ILCS 85/5                   from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 7955          
          415 ILCS 115/10                                                      
          515 ILCS 5/15-35                from Ch. 56, par. 15-35              
          520 ILCS 5/2.26                 from Ch. 61, par. 2.26               
        Deletes everything.  Amends Acts  containing  references  to  the      
   Hazardous  Waste  Research and Information Center to rename the Center      
   as the Waste Management and Research Center.  Provides that the Office      
   of Scientific Research Analysis, in addition to the duties listed, may      
   perform other related research functions and responsibilities  as  may      
   be  appropriate,  instead of as provided by law; and provides that the      
   State museum is within that Office.  Amends  the  State  Finance  Act.      
   Provides  that  Conservation  2000  funds may be used to establish and      
   protect ecosystems through technical assistance and grants  to  public      
   and   private   landowners.   Amends  the  Surface  Coal  Mining  Land      
   Conservation and Reclamation Act to  transfer  the  functions  of  the      
   Interagency Committee on Surface Mining Control and Reclamation to the      
   Office  of  Mines  and  Minerals  within  the  Department  of  Natural      
   Resources  beginning  July 1, 1997. Provides that the Department shall      
   not deny a permit based on certain violations  of  the  Act  resulting      
   from  unanticipated  events or conditions. In the event of a violation      
   of the Act and a forfeiture of a bond or deposit  of  a  surface  coal      
   mining  operator, provides for the use of funds appropriated under the      
   Abandoned Mined Lands and Water Reclamation  Act  to  cover  costs  of      
   remediation  that exceed the amount of the bond or deposit. Sets forth      
   exceptions to the Department's duty to prepare a Land  Report  on  the      
   petition  of  an interested party. Deletes certain provisions relating      
   to public  notice  and  opportunity  to  be  heard  on  the  adoption,      
   amendment,  or repeal of Department rules. Amends the Fish and Aquatic      
   Life Code to  lengthen  the  commercial  musseling  season,  eliminate      
   certain  harvesting  methods, and to authorize commercial musseling in      
   the Ohio river.  Amends the Wildlife Code to provide that no  bow  and      
   arrow  device  shall  be carried with the arrow in the nocked position      
   during hours when deer hunting is unlawful,  deleting  provision  that      
   bow  and arrow must be cased, unstrung or otherwise made inoperable by      
   a locking device.  Makes other changes.  Effective immediately.             
          FISCAL NOTE (Dept. of Natural Resources)                             
          SB 304 will not increase or decrease revenues or cause to ex-        
          pend any State funds.                                                
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          5 ILCS 615/2                    from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 5002           
          5 ILCS 615/10                   from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 5010           
          225 ILCS 725/22.2               from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 5436           
        Replaces the title and adds provisions that amend the Oil and Gas      
   Wells on Public Lands Act to prohibit oil and gas extraction activi-        
   ties and the use of production equipment on land owned by the Depart-       
   ment of Natural Resources and on other State-protected lands. Provides      
   for the allocation of moneys received from oil and gas permitting or        
   licensing relating to Department of Natural Resources lands that have       
   not been purchased with moneys from the Wildlife and Fish Fund and          
   moneys received from the integration of those lands. Amends the             
   Illinois Oil and Gas Act to prohibit integration of interests in an         
   established drilling unit if one owner is the Department of Natural         
   Resources, unless the Department determines, following a comprehen-         
   sive environmental impact review, that no substantial or irreversible       
   detrimental harm will occur on Department lands as a result of any          
   proposed activities relating to mineral extraction.                         
Last action on Bill: TOTAL VETO STANDS

   Last action date: 97-10-30

           Location: Senate

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


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