BROSNAHAN, SLONE, CROTTY, MCCARTHY AND SCHOENBERG.
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Requires the Pollution
Control Board to adopt rules by December 1, 2000 prohibiting the open
burning of landscape waste in areas of the State classified as
moderate, serious, severe, or extreme non-attainment areas for ozone
or areas designated as affected counties under the Vehicle Emissions
Inspection Law of 1995. Provides that if a unit of local government
has, prior to the effective date of the Board's rules, adopted an
ordinance or regulation regarding the open burning of landscape waste,
the local ordinance or regulation shall control so long as it remains
in effect. Preempts certain home rule powers. Effective immediately.
FISCAL NOTE (Pollution Control Board)
HB3009 will result in a cost of $125,000 to the Pollution
HOME RULE NOTE (Dept. of Commerce and Community Affairs)
HB 3009 pre-empts home rule authority.
STATE MANDATES NOTE (Dept. of Commerce and Community Affairs)
HB 3009 creates a due process mandate for which reimbursement
by the State is not required, and a service mandate for which
50% to 100% of the increased costs to units of local gov't. is
required under the State Mandates Act.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Adds reference to:
415 ILCS 5/31.1 from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1031.1
Further amends the Environmental Protection Act. Deletes the
requirement that the Board shall, by rule, prohibit the open burning
of landscape waste within any geographical area of the State that is
within an affected county as defined by the Vehicle Emissions
Inspection Law of 1995. Provides that the Board's rules take effect
on July 1, 2001. Provides that a violation of the provisions
regarding the open burning of landscape waste or rules adopted
pursuant to those provisions shall be enforceable by administrative
citation. Provides civil penalties to be imposed pursuant to the
FISCAL NOTE (Ill. Pollution Control Board)
The Board will incur rulemaking costs of $7,500 due to an es-
timated 5 hearings during the rulemaking process at an estima-
ted cost of $1500 per hearing. The Board could incur additional
costs in FY02 as a result of petitions for variances or adjust-
ed standards to burning bans or petitions for burning bans in
in other areas of the State. The cost to the Board for adju-
dicating administrative citations issued in enforcement is
anticipated to be minimal.
STATE MANDATES NOTE, H-AM 1
(Dept. of Commerce and Community Affairs)
Same as previous State Mandates note.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 01-01-09
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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