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Proposed/Pending Regulations

 DRAFT Radon Rules

Listening Sessions

The Agency will hold listening sessions as follows for the radon draft rules:

  • July 30, 2024  9:00 AM   DRAFT Radon Mitigation Rules
  • July 31, 2024  9:00 AM   DRAFT Radon Measurement & Laboratory Rules

Please email or call (217)785-9889 if you would like to attend.

State Not-For-Profit Security Grant Program, 29 Ill. Adm. Code 120

Was published on March 29, 2024, in the Illinois Register, Vol. 48, Issue 13 beginning on page 4525.  IEMA-OHS is proposing this new rule to establish the criteria for the issuance of State grants to not-for-profit organizations at High Risk of threats, attacks, and acts of terrorism.  The grants will be used to assist the not-for-profit organizations in preventing, preparing for, or responding to acts of terrorism. This Part will establish application requirements, procedures for submission of grant applications, and the issuance of grant funds.

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

IEMA-OHS' Office of Emergency Management (OEM) has drafted amendments to this Part and a draft has been provided below for stakeholder review.  These amendments align current planning and exercise requirements with national standards including providing for recovery planning and activities; extends EOP approval and accreditation from 2 to 3 years; and requires the submittal of an Integrated Preparedness Plan and the use of an IEMA-OHS provided assessment tool to submit results of the Threat or Hazard Analysis, Core Capability Assessment, and training and exercises conducted.     

OEM is currently accepting public comment on the draft amendments.  Any questions/comments concerning these drafts can be directed to until 5:00PM on January 24, 2024.

These draft amendments have not been filed for promulgation yet, but IEMA-OHS does anticipate filing in February 2024.  The public will be able to provide comment during the formal rulemaking process also.  Updates regarding the status of these draft amendments will be provided on this webpage.

Licensing of Radioactive Material, 32 Ill. Adm. Code 330

Medical Use of Radioactive Material, 32 Ill. Adm. Code 335

Physical Protection of Category 1 and Category 2 Quantities of Radioactive Material, 32 Ill. Adm. Code 337

These proposed rulemakings were published on March 24, 2024, in the Illinois Register, Vol. 48, Issue 21 beginning on pages 7567, 7605, and 7635 respectively.   Amendments are being proposed to comply with U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission regulations (RATS IDs 2021-1, 2021-2, 2022-1, 2022-2).

DRAFT Radon Rules

IEMA-OHS radon program has drafted new radon rules, 32 Illinois Administrative Code 420, 421, and 422, to be consistent with national standards.  PDF versions of  the drafts are provided below and the radon program is currently accepting public comment on these drafts.  Any questions or comments concerning these drafts can be directed to the radon program at   These draft rules have not been filed for promulgation yet, but the radon program does anticipate filing later this year.  IEMA will continue to provide updates regarding the status of these draft rules on this webpage.