Saturday March 11th, 2017
Speak up if you have questions or concernsPay attention to the instructor(s) during classEducate yourself about the code, laws and all codes by referenceAsk a fellow Inspector, Plumber or Apprentice to become a contact for questions and concernsKnowing the sections of the code and there relation to your projectUse the Environmental Health office within the Illinois Department of Public Health for disputesParticipate in discussions during a continuing education classGary Howard
REAL ID COMPLIANCE
Public Act 99-511, Senate Bill 637
Under this new law, Illinois is coming into compliance with the Federal REAL ID Act. This new law ends the practice of printing and distributing plastic ID cards at Illinois Secretary of State offices. Instead, Illinoisans will submit their renewal or new license information and it will be sent to a secure facility where a new license, which is much more difficult to counterfeit, will be produced and mailed to the applicant.
Water Industry Eyes Infrastructure Investments In Trump Administration.
Water industry groups are reaching out to President-elect Donald Trump to urge his administration to support robust federal funding for water infrastructure investments and to explain their sector’s top water policy priorities, including preserving tax-exempt municipal bonds, ensuring water systems are resilient to extreme events and addressing lead pipes. The Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) and the American Water Works Association (AWWA) in separate letters to the Transition Team highlight the incoming president’s campaign
promises to invest in infrastructure and emphasize the potential of such spending to increase job creation. In its letters, the group references a Department of Commerce Bureau of Economic Analysis estimate that each dollar spent on water infrastructure generates $2.63 in the private economy, and every job added in the water workforce adds 3.68 jobs to the national economy.