Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Repeals the Brownfields
Site Restoration Program and recreates that program in provisions
containing the Brownfields Redevelopment Loan Program. Provides that
the fees for eligibility reviews conducted by DCCA and for review of
remediation costs and the budget plan conducted by IEPA must be
deposited into the Brownfields Redevelopment Fund (now, must be
deposited into the Brownfields Site Restoration Program Fund). Any
moneys remaining in the Brownfields Site Restoration Program Fund on
the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 92nd General Assembly
shall be transferred to the Brownfields Redevelopment Fund. Provides
that moneys in the Brownfields Redevelopment Fund may be used for the
purposes of the Brownfields Site Restoration Program, including
payment for the costs of administering the Program. Amends the State
Finance Act. Eliminates the Brownfields Site Restoration Program Fund.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Adds reference to:
415 ILCS 5/58.3
415 ILCS 5/58.13
Deletes everything after the enacting clause and reinserts
language from the introduced bill. Amends the Environmental
Protection Act. Provides that the Agency is authorized to administer
funds made available to the Agency under federal law for brownfield
cleanup activities. Limits grant amounts given under the Municipal
Brownfields Redevelopment Grant Program to a maximum of $240,000.
Adds remedial action plans and remedial completion reports to the list
of activities eligible for moneys under the Municipal Brownfield
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
In the provisions concerning the Brownfields Site Restoration
Program, provides that the application fee for eligibility reviews
must be made payable to the Department of Commerce and Community
Affairs for deposit into the Workforce, Technology, and Economic
Development Fund (rather than the Brownfields Redevelopment Fund), and
the fees shall be used by the Department for the administrative
expenses of the program. Also makes a technical change.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0715
Last action date: JUL-23-2002
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 1
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