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H*2289 (Rat #0210, Act #0140 of 1985) General Bill, By J.H. Toal, C.L. Griffin, T.F. Rogers and R. Schwartz
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    A Bill to amend Sections 44-56-20, 44-56-50, 44-56-60, 44-56-160, 44-56-170, 44-56-180, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to hazardous waste management, so as to define response action as any cleanup or closure of a hazardous waste site and define uncontrolled hazardous waste site; to authorize the Commissioner of the Department of Health and Environmental Control to issue a response action order to eliminate a hazardous waste and to request the Attorney General to recover costs of the response action; to require a permit for transportation of and regulation and monitoring of burial sites of hazardous waste; to provide that the Hazardous Waste Contingency Fund be available for response actions and transportation accidents of hazardous materials and to increase the per ton costs of waste from generators from one dollar and fifty cents to three dollars, from generated waste outside the State from two dollars to four dollars and to apply a certain portion of waste assessment fees in addition to generated waste fees to the Contingency fund to be held separately for response actions and that one dollar per ton of hazardous waste be held separate within the fund and returned to the governing body of the counties; to require each generator to submit a report to the Department of Health and Environmental Control certifying a program to reduce volume and toxicity of waste and that treatment and storage is not a threat to health and environment; to require the Department of Health and Environmental Control to report to the General Assembly concerning response actions; and to amend the 1976 Code by adding Section 44-56-510 so as to provide for a hazardous waste disposal assessment fee of five dollars for waste generated and disposed of in this State and seven dollars for waste generated outside of this State for disposal in this State.-amended titl
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01/30/85House Introduced and read first time HJ-461
01/30/85House Referred to Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources HJ-462
04/25/85House Committee report: Majority favorable with amend., minority unfavorable Agriculture and Natural Resources HJ-2693
05/01/85House Retaining place on calendar recommitted to Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources HJ-2851
05/01/85House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Agriculture and Natural Resources HJ-2859
05/01/85House Minority Report was withdrawn HJ-2859
05/01/85House Amended HJ-2860
05/01/85House Read second time HJ-2873
05/02/85House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-2889
05/08/85Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-1979
05/08/85Senate Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry SJ-1979
05/15/85Senate Recalled from Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry SJ-2114
05/16/85Senate Amended SJ-2133
05/16/85Senate Read second time SJ-2144
05/16/85Senate Ordered to third reading with notice of amendments SJ-2144
05/17/85Senate Read third time SJ-2150
05/17/85Senate Returned SJ-2150
05/28/85House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled HJ-3510
06/03/85 Ratified R 210
06/05/85 Signed By Governor
06/05/85 Effective date 06/05/85
06/05/85 Act No. 140
06/11/85 Copies available

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