February 22, 2001





HOUSE BILL No. 1058

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DIGEST OF HB 1058 (Updated February 21, 2001 9:49 AM - DI 69)



Citations Affected: Noncode.

Synopsis: Recycling and combustible landfill gases study. Requires the environmental quality service council to conduct a comprehensive review of: (1) all efforts funded by the state related to recycling, including resource recovery, pollution prevention, and clean manufacturing; and (2) the environmental and state electrical power implications of encouraging Indiana solid waste landfills to use combustible landfill gases to generate electricity.

Effective: Upon passage.





Weinzapfel, Mangus




    January 8, 2001, read first time and referred to Committee on Environmental Affairs.
    February 21, 2001, amended, reported _ Do Pass.







February 22, 2001

First Regular Session 112th General Assembly (2001)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1058



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning environmental law.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: ; (01)HB1058.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE] Sec. 1. (a) As used in this SECTION, "council" refers to the environmental quality service council.
    (b) The council shall conduct a comprehensive review of all efforts funded by the state related to recycling, including:
        (1) resource recovery;
        (2) pollution prevention; and
        (3) clean manufacturing.
    (c) The council must include in its study under subsection (b) the following:
        (1) An inventory of all efforts referred to in subsection (b).
        (2) Identification of:
            (A) the relationships among those efforts;
            (B) the manner in which those efforts work together;
            (C) the goals of each of those efforts;
            (D) duplications and conflicts among those efforts; and
            (E) areas of potential synergy among those efforts through:
                (i) communication;
                (ii) program consolidation; and
                (iii) cooperation.
        (3) Assessment of the return on the state's investment in those efforts.
    (d) The council shall conduct a comprehensive review of the environmental and state electrical power implications of encouraging Indiana solid waste landfills to use combustible landfill gases to generate electricity.
    (e) The council shall submit reports of the council's findings and recommendations relating to the council's reviews under subsections (b) and (d) not later than December 1, 2001, to the legislative council.
    (f) This SECTION expires December 31, 2001.

SOURCE: ; (01)HB1058.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. An emergency is declared for this act.