Sen. Laura Fine

Filed: 5/3/2023





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 3508 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The PFAS Reduction Act is amended by adding
5Section 40 as follows:
6    (415 ILCS 170/40 new)
7    Sec. 40. PFAS disposal program. The Agency shall establish
8a take-back program for fire departments that use and store
9firefighting foam containing PFAS. Fire departments that
10participated in the most recent survey described in Section 25
11shall be eligible to participate in the program, but
12participation in the program shall not be required. The
13program shall provide funding and resources to ensure the
14proper disposal or destruction of firefighting foam containing
15PFAS. The program shall continue for a period of 5 years or
16until the Office of the State Fire Marshal finds that no



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1firefighting foam containing PFAS is reported in the survey
2described in Section 25. This program is subject to
4    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
5becoming law.".