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 Bill Status of HB5718  99th General Assembly

Short Description:  EPA-OIL SPILLS

House Sponsors
Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
415 ILCS 5/12from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1012
415 ILCS 5/42from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1042

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that no person shall discharge oil or hazardous substances from a pipeline into, upon, or so as to threaten waters of the State. Provides that any person who is the owner or operator of any facility, vessel, or pipeline from which oil or a hazardous substance is discharged in violation a specified provision of the Act, shall be subject to a civil penalty in an amount up to $25,000 per day of violation or an amount up to $1,000 per barrel (42 gallons) of oil or unit of reportable quantity of hazardous substances discharged. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/10/2016HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  2/10/2016HouseFirst Reading
  2/10/2016HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/23/2016HouseAssigned to Environment
  4/8/2016HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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