State of Illinois
2017 and 2018


Introduced , by Rep. Carol Sente


415 ILCS 15/5  from Ch. 85, par. 5955

    Amends the Solid Waste Planning and Recycling Act. Provides that a county's revised solid waste management plan may provide for the specified collection of residential food scrap and may include a plan for access to source separated collection of residential food scrap by all county residents within 5 years. Specifies information that shall be included in revised waste management plans. Effective immediately.

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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 Solid Waste Planning and Recycling Act is
5amended by changing Section 5 as follows:
6    (415 ILCS 15/5)  (from Ch. 85, par. 5955)
7    Sec. 5. (a) Prior to adopting a waste management plan for
8submission to the Agency, the county shall form an advisory
9committee, which shall include representatives from
10municipalities within the county, citizen organizations,
11industry, the private solid waste management industry
12operating within the county, local recyclers and any other
13persons deemed appropriate by the county. The advisory
14committee shall review the plan during its preparation, make
15suggestions, and propose any changes it believes appropriate.
16    (b) The county shall provide written notice to all
17municipalities and interested members of the public when plan
18development begins and shall provide periodic written progress
19reports to such entities concerning the preparation of the
21    (c) Prior to adoption by the governing body of the county,
22the county shall submit copies of the proposed plan for review
23and comment to the Agency, all municipalities within the



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1county, all areawide planning agencies, and the county health
2department. The county shall also make the proposed plan
3available for public review and comment. The period for review
4and comment shall be 90 days. The county shall hold at least
5one public hearing on the proposed plan during this period. The
6plan subsequently submitted to the governing body of the county
7for adoption shall be accompanied by a document containing
8written responses to substantive comments made during the
9comment period.
10    (d) The governing body of the county shall adopt a plan
11within 60 days from the end of the public comment period.
12Within 10 days of adoption, the plan shall be submitted to the
13Agency for review.
14    (e) Each county waste management plan shall be updated and
15reviewed every 5 years, and any necessary or appropriate
16revisions shall be submitted to the Agency for review and
17comment. Beginning on the effective date of this amendatory Act
18of the 100th General Assembly, a county's revised solid waste
19management plan may provide for the separate collection and
20composting of residential food scrap, and may include a plan
21for access to source separated collection of food scrap by all
22county residents within 5 years. Revised solid waste management
23plans shall include information about the capacity and
24availability of infrastructure for residential food scrap
25composting and anaerobic digestion of food scrap within the



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1(Source: P.A. 89-443, eff. 7-1-96.)
2    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
3becoming law.