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Full Text of HB1458  100th General Assembly



State of Illinois
2017 and 2018


Introduced , by Rep. Michael J. Madigan


415 ILCS 5/15  from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1015

    Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Makes a technical change to a Section concerning public water supplies.

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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
5changing Section 15 as follows:
6    (415 ILCS 5/15)  (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1015)
7    Sec. 15. Plans and specifications; demonstration of
8capability; record retention.
9    (a) Owners of public water supplies, their authorized
10representative, or legal custodians, shall submit plans and and
11specifications to the Agency and obtain written approval before
12construction of any proposed public water supply
13installations, changes, or additions is started. Plans and
14specifications shall be complete and of sufficient detail to
15show all proposed construction, changes, or additions that may
16affect sanitary quality, mineral quality, or adequacy of the
17public water supply; and, where necessary, said plans and
18specifications shall be accompanied by supplemental data as may
19be required by the Agency to permit a complete review thereof.
20    (b) All new public water supplies established after October
211, 1999 shall demonstrate technical, financial, and managerial
22capacity as a condition for issuance of a construction or
23operation permit by the Agency or its designee. The



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1demonstration shall be consistent with the technical,
2financial, and managerial provisions of the federal Safe
3Drinking Water Act (P.L. 93-523), as now or hereafter amended.
4The Agency is authorized to adopt rules in accordance with the
5Illinois Administrative Procedure Act to implement the
6purposes of this subsection. Such rules must take into account
7the need for the facility, facility size, sophistication of
8treatment of the water supply, and financial requirements
9needed for operation of the facility.
10    (c) Except as otherwise provided under Board rules, owners
11and operators of community water systems must maintain all
12records, reports, and other documents related to the operation
13of the community water system for a minimum of 10 years.
14Documents required to be maintained under this subsection (c)
15include, but are not limited to, all billing records and other
16documents related to the purchase of water from other community
17water systems. Documents required to be maintained under this
18subsection (c) must be maintained on the premises of the
19community water system, or at a convenient location near its
20premises, and must be made available to the Agency for
21inspection and copying during normal business hours.
22(Source: P.A. 96-603, eff. 8-24-09.)