Bill Status of HB4711 95th General Assembly
Short Description: EPA-SITE REMEDIATION PROGRAM
Rep. Thomas Holbrook
| 1/13/2009||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Environmental Protection Act concerning the Site Remediation Program. Provides that certain limitations on liability and cost recovery for site remediation do not apply to sites: (i) that are subject to any remediation or remedial activity regulated under a State program authorized, approved, or delegated pursuant to any federal environmental statute; or (ii) that do not qualify to participate in the Site Remediation Program. Provides that sites that are subject to post-closure, corrective action, or remediation requirements under the federal or State solid hazardous waste laws do not qualify to participate in the Site Remediation Program. Specifies that a definition of "remedial action" applies only to the provisions concerning the Site Remediation Program. Provides that the Pollution Control Board may (now, "shall") adopt rules concerning the proportionate share of liability. Provides that the Environmental Protection Agency's issuance of a No Further Remediation Letter signifies a release of further responsibilities for those sites that are eligible for the Site Remediation Program. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 1/30/2008||House||Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Thomas Holbrook|| 2/1/2008||House||First Reading|| 2/1/2008||House||Referred to Rules Committee|| 1/13/2009||House||Session Sine Die|