90th General Assembly
Summary of SB0378
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Short description: 
EPA-HAZ MAT TRANSPORT-REGIST                                               

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends  the  Environmental  Protection   Act   to   require   the      
   Environmental   Protection  Agency  to  implement  the  Uniform  State      
   Hazardous Materials Transportation Registration  and  Permit  Program.      
   Requires  persons  engaged in the transportation of hazardous waste to      
   register  and  obtain  a  permit  under  the  Uniform  Program  before      
   transporting the waste. Provides that  the  Agency  shall  collect  an      
   application  fee  of  no more than $250 and an apportioned, annual $20      
   registration fee from transporters under the Uniform  Program.  Allows      
   the  Agency to enter into reciprocal agreements with federal agencies,      
   national repositories,  or  other  states  to  implement  the  Uniform      
   Program. Defines terms. Effective immediately.                              
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
        Further amends the Environmental Protection  Act  to  extend  the      
   implementation   dates  for  the  Uniform  State  Hazardous  Materials      
   Transportation Registration and Permit Program from January 1, 1998 to      
   July 1, 1998. Provides for a credit to hazardous waste transporters to      
   the extent fees collected under the Uniform Program exceed 115% of the      
   annual appropriation  to  the  Hazardous  Waste  Transporter  Account.      
   Provides  that  it  is  a  Class  A misdemeanor to knowingly transport      
   hazardous waste without having in the vehicle credentials issued under      
   the Uniform Program.                                                        
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0219

   Last action date: 97-07-25

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   1


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