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ENGROSSED

SENATE BILL No. 347

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DIGEST OF SB 347 (Updated April 13, 2011 12:24 pm - DI 69)



Citations Affected: IC 13-23.

Synopsis: Underground storage tank operators. Requires the department of environmental management to establish an underground storage tank (UST) operator training program: (1) on an Internet web site; and (2) that complies with the requirements of the federal Energy Policy Act of 2005. Provides for the use of excess liability trust fund to be used for expenses incurred in establishing and implementing the UST operator training program. Increases the limit on combined amount of payments from the excess liability trust fund in a fiscal year to 11% percent.


Effective: Upon passage; July 1, 2011.





Gard , Bray, Tallian
(HOUSE SPONSOR _ WOLKINS)




    January 11, 2011, read first time and referred to Committee on Energy and Environmental Affairs.
    February 15, 2011, reported favorably _ Do Pass.
    February 17, 2011, read second time, amended, ordered engrossed.
    February 18, 2011, engrossed.
    February 22, 2011, read third time, passed. Yeas 48, nays 0.

HOUSE ACTION

    March 28, 2011, read first time and referred to Committee on Environmental Affairs.
    April 13, 2011, amended, reported _ Do Pass.






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April 13, 2011

First Regular Session 117th General Assembly (2011)


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ENGROSSED

SENATE BILL No. 347



    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 13-23-1-3; (11)ES0347.2.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 13-23-1-3 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2011]: Sec. 3. (a) The department shall establish a training program:
        (1) on an Internet web site; and
        (2) that complies with the requirements of the federal Energy Policy Act of 2005 (P.L.109-58).
    (b) The department may use the excess liability trust fund to pay expenses related to the training program established under subsection (a).

SOURCE: IC 13-23-7-1; (11)ES0347.2.2. -->     SECTION 2. IC 13-23-7-1, AS AMENDED BY P.L.114-2008, SECTION 23, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE]: Sec. 1. (a) Subject to subsection (b), the underground petroleum storage tank excess liability trust fund is established for the following purposes:
        (1) Assisting owners and operators of underground petroleum storage tanks to establish evidence of financial responsibility as required under IC 13-23-4.
        (2) Providing a source of money to satisfy liabilities incurred by owners and operators of underground petroleum storage tanks under IC 13-23-13-8 for corrective action.
        (3) Providing a source of money for the indemnification of third parties under IC 13-23-9-3.
        (4) Providing a source of money to pay for the expenses of the department incurred in paying and administering claims against the trust fund. Money may be provided under this subdivision only for those job activities and expenses that consist exclusively of administering the excess liability trust fund.
        (5) Providing a source of money to pay for the expenses of the department incurred in inspecting underground storage tanks.
         (6) Providing a source of money to pay expenses incurred by the department in establishing and implementing an underground storage tank operator training program:
            (A) on an Internet web site; and
            (B) that complies with the requirements of the federal Energy Policy Act of 2005.

    (b) The combined amount of payments described in subsection (a)(4), and (a)(5), and (a)(6) from the underground petroleum storage tank excess liability trust fund in a state fiscal year may not exceed ten eleven percent (10%) (11%) of the fund income in the immediately preceding state fiscal year.
SOURCE: ; (11)ES0347.2.3. -->     SECTION 3. An emergency is declared for this act.