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 Bill Status of HB3046  103rd General Assembly


Short Description:  EPA-EFFLUENT REUSE RULES

House Sponsors
Rep. Ann M. Williams and Kam Buckner

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Ram Villivalam and Mike Simmons)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/8/2024SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 8, 2024

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
415 ILCS 5/14.8 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that, by January 1, 2024, the Environmental Protection Agency shall propose and, within one year after receipt of the Agency's proposal, the Board shall adopt (1) amendments to the Board's primary drinking water standards that will repeal the prohibition on the use of recycled sewage treatment plant effluent set forth in subsection (c) of 35 Ill. Adm. Code 611.231 and that will make any other revisions to those rules that are necessary to facilitate water reuse in the State and (2) rules establishing programs for both direct potable and nonpotable reuse of treated wastewater, including rules establishing permitting standards and a permit application process. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 3
Adds reference to:
415 ILCS 5/12from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1012
415 ILCS 5/12.7 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes. Further amends the Environmental Protection Act. In a provision regarding actions prohibited under the Act, provides that compliance with the terms and conditions of a permit that is issued under a specified provision of the Act and that authorizes reuse of wastewater for irrigation shall be deemed compliance with the water-related prohibitions set out in a specified provision of the Act. Provides that the use of treated municipal wastewater from a publicly owned treatment works is authorized for irrigation when conducted in accordance with a permit issued under a specified provision of the Act. Provides that the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency may (rather than shall) propose and the Illinois Pollution Control Board shall adopt rules regarding the use of recycled sewage treatment plant effluent to facilitate water reuse, as well as rules establishing programs for direct potable reuse of treated wastewater.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/16/2023HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Ann M. Williams
  2/17/2023HouseFirst Reading
  2/17/2023HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/28/2023HouseAssigned to Energy & Environment Committee
  3/7/2023HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Energy & Environment Committee; 019-010-000
  3/8/2023HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/8/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kam Buckner
  3/15/2023HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/15/2023HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/22/2023HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 072-040-000
  3/23/2023SenateArrive in Senate
  3/23/2023SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 24, 2023
  3/23/2023SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Ram Villivalam
  3/23/2023SenateFirst Reading
  3/23/2023SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/1/2023SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Mike Simmons
  4/24/2024SenateAssigned to Executive
  4/30/2024SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Ram Villivalam
  4/30/2024SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/30/2024SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 10, 2024
  5/1/2024SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Ram Villivalam
  5/1/2024SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  5/1/2024SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 3 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Ram Villivalam
  5/1/2024SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 3 Referred to Assignments
  5/1/2024SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 3 Assignments Refers to Executive
  5/1/2024SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 3 Adopted
  5/2/2024SenateDo Pass as Amended Executive; 011-001-000
  5/2/2024SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 7, 2024
  5/8/2024SenateSecond Reading
  5/8/2024SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 8, 2024
  5/17/2024SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 24, 2024
  5/20/2024SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Patrick J. Joyce
  5/20/2024SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Referred to Assignments
  5/20/2024SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 5 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Patrick J. Joyce
  5/20/2024SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 5 Referred to Assignments
  5/20/2024SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-8(b-1), the following amendment will remain in the Committee on Assignments:

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