IL SB3630 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 3-1)
Status: Introduced on November 7 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-11-15 - Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
Pending: Senate Environment and Conservation Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency shall reevaluate the current air pollution operating permit of any facility emitting ethylene oxide and conduct a 90-day public hearing process on such permits. Provides that no air pollution operating permit shall be renewed if the facility is in violation of any federal or State standards or current studies pertaining to ethylene oxide. In the event of an ethylene oxide leak, a facility shall issue a notice to all affected property owners and local government within 2,500 feet of the leak site. Provides that a facility emitting ethylene oxide at levels higher than federal or State standards shall immediately cease operations until the level of emissions are reduced below both federal and State standards. Effective immediately.

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2018-11-15SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
2018-11-07SenateAssigned to Environment and Conservation
2018-11-07SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
2018-11-07SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Chris Nybo
2018-11-07SenateReferred to Assignments
2018-11-07SenateFirst Reading
2018-11-07SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. John F. Curran

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ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
41559.17New CodeSee Bill Text

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