Introduced Version






HOUSE BILL No. 1281

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 13-11-2; IC 13-18-22-2.

Synopsis: Environmental law technical corrections. Corrects cross-references in Title 13 of the Indiana Code concerning environmental law.

Effective: Upon passage.





Wolkins




    January 11, 2005, read first time and referred to Committee on Environmental Affairs.







Introduced

First Regular Session 114th General Assembly (2005)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1281



    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: IC 13-11-2-17; (05)IN1281.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 13-11-2-17 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE]: Sec. 17. (a) "Board", except as provided in subsections (b) through (j), (i), refers to:
        (1) the air pollution control board;
        (2) the water pollution control board; or
        (3) the solid waste management board.
    (b) "Board", for purposes of IC 13-13-6, refers to the northwest Indiana advisory board.
    (c) "Board", for purposes of IC 13-17, refers to the air pollution control board.
    (d) "Board", for purposes of IC 13-18, refers to the water pollution control board.
    (e) "Board", for purposes of:
        (1) IC 13-19;
        (2) IC 13-20;
        (3) IC 13-22;
        (4) IC 13-23, except IC 13-23-11;
        (5) IC 13-24; and
        (6) IC 13-25;
refers to the solid waste management board.
    (f) "Board", for purposes of IC 13-21, refers to the board of directors of a solid waste management district.
    (g) "Board", for purposes of IC 13-23-11, refers to the underground storage tank financial assurance board.
    (h) "Board", for purposes of IC 13-26, refers to the board of trustees of a regional water, sewage, or solid waste district.
    (i) "Board", for purposes of IC 13-27 and IC 13-27.5, refers to the clean manufacturing technology board.
SOURCE: IC 13-11-2-61; (05)IN1281.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. IC 13-11-2-61 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE]: Sec. 61. "Dredged material", for purposes of this chapter, and IC 13-18-22, means material that is dredged or excavated from an isolated wetland.
SOURCE: IC 13-18-22-2; (05)IN1281.1.3. -->     SECTION 3. IC 13-18-22-2 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE]: Sec. 2. (a) The board may adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 and IC 13-14 not later than February 1, 2005, to implement the part of the definition of Class I wetland under IC 13-11-2-25.8(1)(B). IC 13-11-2-25.8(a)(1)(B).
    (b) Before the adoption of rules by the board under subsection (a), the department shall determine the class of a wetland in a manner consistent with the definitions of Class I, II, and III wetlands in IC 13-11-2-25.8.
    (c) The classification of an isolated wetland that is based on the level of disturbance of the wetland by human activity or development may be improved to a higher numeric class if an action is taken to restore the isolated wetland, in full or in part, to the conditions that existed on the isolated wetland before the disturbance occurred.
SOURCE: ; (05)IN1281.1.4. -->     SECTION 4. An emergency is declared for this act.