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92_HB1071 LRB9206767LBmb 1 AN ACT concerning facility planning areas. 2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 3 represented in the General Assembly: 4 Section 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the 5 Facility Planning Area Rules Act. 6 Section 5. Definitions. For purposes of this Act: 7 "Agency" means the Illinois Environmental Protection 8 Agency. 9 "Facility planning area" means an area as defined in 10 paragraph 2.33 of the Illinois Water Quality Management Plan. 11 "Resource protection plan" means any plan adopted by a 12 public agency that includes goals, policies, strategies, and 13 procedures for preserving key farmland, natural areas, 14 cultural resources, or aquatic resources. 15 Section 10. Rules. Within one year of the effective 16 date of this Act, the Illinois Environmental Protection 17 Agency shall adopt rules that set forth procedures for 18 consideration of proposed facility planning area amendments. 19 Section 15. Facility planning area amendments. In 20 considering proposed facility planning area amendments, the 21 Agency shall consider the local and regional comprehensive 22 plans and any applicable resource protection plans and shall 23 deny a facility planning area amendment that is inconsistent 24 with a local or regional comprehensive plan or a resource 25 protection plan. The Agency may approve a facility planning 26 area amendment only if it: 27 (1) is consistent with (i) the provisions of the 28 Illinois Water Quality Management Plan and any applicable -2- LRB9206767LBmb 1 ordinances recommended under the Plan for nonpoint source 2 control, including, but not limited to, provisions and 3 ordinances related to construction site runoff, urban 4 runoff, and hydrographic modification; (ii) the Illinois 5 Nonpoint Source Management Program; and (iii) 6 antidegradation criteria; and 7 (2) does not cause or contribute to violations of 8 water quality standards. 9 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon 10 becoming law.
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