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Full Text of HB4039  102nd General Assembly

HB4039 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
HB4039

 

Introduced 3/11/2021, by Rep. LaToya Greenwood

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
415 ILCS 5/9.18 new

    Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Prohibits the disposal by incineration of aqueous film-forming foam that contains perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances in an area of environmental justice concern. Permits the Environmental Protection Agency to adopt rules it deems necessary to carry out the provisions. Effective immediately.


LRB102 17570 CPF 23264 b

 

 

A BILL FOR

 

HB4039LRB102 17570 CPF 23264 b

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 9.18 as follows:
 
6    (415 ILCS 5/9.18 new)
7    Sec. 9.18. Perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances.
8    (a) In this Section:
9    "Incineration" includes, but is not limited to, burning,
10combustion, pyrolysis, gasification, thermal oxidation
11(including flameless and regenerative), acid recovery furnace
12or oxidizer, ore roaster, cement kiln, lightweight aggregate
13kiln, industrial furnace, boiler, and process heater.
14    "Perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances" means a
15class of fluorinated organic chemicals containing at least one
16fully fluorinated carbon atom.
17    (b) The disposal by incineration of aqueous film-forming
18foam that contains perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl
19substances is prohibited in an area of environmental justice
20concern.
21    (c) The Agency may adopt rules it deems necessary to carry
22out the provisions of this Section.
 

 

 

HB4039- 2 -LRB102 17570 CPF 23264 b

1    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
2becoming law.