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1    AN ACT concerning safety.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Environmental Protection Act is amended by
5adding Section 14.8 as follows:
6    (415 ILCS 5/14.8 new)
7    Sec. 14.8. Recycled sewage treatment plant effluent reuse.
8By January 1, 2024, the Agency shall propose and, within one
9year after receipt of the Agency's proposal, the Board shall
11        (1) amendments to the Board's primary drinking water
12    standards that will repeal the prohibition on the use of
13    recycled sewage treatment plant effluent set forth in
14    subsection (c) of 35 Ill. Adm. Code 611.231 and that will
15    make any other revisions to those rules that are necessary
16    to facilitate water reuse in the State; and
17        (2) rules establishing programs for both direct
18    potable and nonpotable reuse of treated wastewater,
19    including rules establishing permitting standards and a
20    permit application process.
21    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
22becoming law.