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    Your Committee on       Environmental Affairs     , to which was referred       Senate Bill 259     , has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the House with the recommendation that said bill be amended as follows:

SOURCE: Page 2, line 20; (02)CR025901.2. -->     Page 2, delete lines 20 through 23, begin a new line blocked left and insert:
" However, the rules adopted by the board may not require sources to report hazardous air pollutant emissions before January 1, 2004.".
    Page 2, line 24, delete "For purposes of" and insert " The environmental quality service council shall do the following:
        (1) Develop and propose a plan for the creation and funding of an effective hazardous air pollutant monitoring program to address potential health risks from hazardous air pollutants posed by urban air and significant sources.
        (2) Consider methods for the department of environmental management and state department of health to:
            (A) request and receive hazardous air pollution release information in a timely and effective manner; and
            (B) communicate to the public and the reporting sources (as defined in IC 13-11-2-213 ) the responses received as a

result of the requests.
        (3) Provide to the executive director of the legislative services agency before December 1, 2002:
            (A) a report of its activities under subdivisions (1) and (2); and
            (B) an outline of the hazardous air pollutant program plan developed and proposed under subdivision (1).
    (b) This SECTION expires January 1, 2003.

SOURCE: ; (02)CR025901.4. -->     SECTION 4. [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE] (a) The department of environmental management and the state department of health shall do the following:
        (1) Jointly develop a five (5) year hazardous air pollutant strategy that includes at least the following:
            (A) An inventory of known hazardous air pollutant emissions in Indiana, including quantities and types of sources.
            (B) An assessment of the quality and usefulness of existing data on hazardous air pollutant:
                (i) emissions;
                (ii) air quality monitoring; and
                (iii) human health impacts.
            (C) A description of the gaps in the existing data, alternatives to fill those gaps, and the departments' preferred approach among those alternatives.
            (D) The departments' top ten (10) priorities to address significant risks posed by hazardous air pollutant releases and the basis for each priority.
            (E) Based on available information, an inventory of commercial and industrial air pollutant sources, air pollutant source categories, and hazardous air pollutants that require additional study to determine potential human health impacts.
            (F) A plan that identifies additional hazardous air pollutant data needs, including the:
                (i) intended uses of;
                (ii) processes to be used to collect; and
                (iii) resources necessary to collect and assess;
            the additional data.
        (2) Provide the strategy developed under subdivision (1) in

writing to the environmental quality service council before November 1, 2002.
    (b) This SECTION expires January 1, 2003.

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    Page 3, delete lines 1 through 28.
    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to SB 259 as printed January 30, 2002.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass.


Representative Weinzapfel

CR025901/DI 69    2002