Bill Status of SB2903 93rd General Assembly
Short Description: EPA-LANDFILL-POST CLOSURE-BOND
Sen. Bill Brady - Dan Rutherford - George P. Shadid
| 1/11/2005||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Requires the Department to establish and maintain a program to monitor the status of performance bonds or other security required to operate a solid waste disposal site. Provides that if the Agency determines that a bond or other security is insufficient to ensure the closure of a site and post-closure care, the Agency must notify that operator of the site of the insufficiency and require any additional security and requires the operator to obtain additional security. Provides that if, upon or after the closure of a site, a performance bond or other security required under this Section is discovered to be insufficient to ensure the closure of a site and post-closure care in accordance with this Act, the Agency shall use any unencumbered moneys in the Landfill Closure and Post-Closure Fund for the purpose of taking any action necessary to bring the closure and post-closure of the site into compliance with this Act, and, if no unencumbered moneys exist in the Fund, the Department shall request from the General Assembly an appropriation to the Fund to bring the closure and post-closure of the site into compliance with this Act. Effective immediately.