Proposed Regulations

Political Subdivision Emergency Services and Disaster Agencies, 29 Ill. Adm. Code 301 

IEMA has filed an emergency rule and proposed rulemaking amending Part 301. Please see following documents/links regarding these filings. 

  • Emergency Rule: This rule was effective on June 8, 2020, and will run for 150 days.
  • Proposed Rulemaking: Public comment period (First Notice) began on July 10, 2020. The proposed rule was published in the Illinois Register, Volume 44, Issue 28, pg. 11354.  IEMA will accept comments on this rulemaking until close of business August 24th.

Safe Operation of Nuclear FacilityBoilers and Pressure Vessels, 32 Ill. Adm. Code 505, published in the Illinois Register on January 3, 2020, Volume 44, Issue 1, page 12.

IEMA is proposing amendments to Part 505 to update the regulation to current industry standards, update contact information and to make changes for clarification. 

Water Treatment Residuals

IEMA is drafting changes to the current exemption for water treatment residuals.  Currently, IEMA is reviewing comments from stakeholder meetings and incorporating changes as needed.  The changes have not been filed for promulgation yet.  The public, including all affected entities, will have the opportunity to submit comments during the First Notice period once the changes are published in the Illinois Register.  IEMA will continue to provide any updates regarding the status of the changes here on this webpage.