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