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DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY BOARDS

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REVISIONS

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2012 GENERAL SESSION

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STATE OF UTAH

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Chief Sponsor: Margaret Dayton

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House Sponsor: Bill Wright

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             8      LONG TITLE
             9      General Description:
             10          This bill changes the composition of each board created under Title 19, Environmental
             11      Quality Code, requires specific qualifications for a board member, subjects a board
             12      member to certain requirements, transfers some powers and duties from the boards to
             13      the executive director or division directors, and gives rulemaking authority to the
             14      department.
             15      Highlighted Provisions:
             16          This bill:
             17          .    gives rulemaking authority to the Department of Environmental Quality to create
             18      attendance standards and conflicts of interest procedures for board members and to
             19      make procedural rules for adjudicative proceedings;
             20          .    changes the composition of each board created under Title 19, Environmental
             21      Quality Code;
             22          .    provides a transition to the new composition of each board created under Title 19,
             23      Environmental Quality Code;
             24          .    establishes qualifications for board members;
             25          .    requires board members to comply with attendance standards and conflict of interest
             26      procedures;
             27          .    provides for the executive director of the Department of Environmental Quality to
             28      take final dispositive action on an adjudicative proceeding under Title 19,
             29      Environmental Quality Code;


             30          .    transfers powers and duties from a board to a division director;
             31          .    provides for certain division boards to approve enforcement settlements negotiated
             32      by a division director that exceed $25,000; and
             33          .    makes technical changes.
             34      Money Appropriated in this Bill:
             35          None
             36      Other Special Clauses:
             37          This bill provides an effective date.
             38          This bill coordinates with S.B. 11, Department of Environmental Quality Boards
             39      Adjudicative Proceedings, by providing substantive and technical amendments.
             40      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             41      AMENDS:
             42          19-1-105, as enacted by Laws of Utah 1991, Chapter 112
             43          19-1-201, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2010, Chapter 17
             44          19-1-301, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 377
             45          19-2-102, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 68
             46          19-2-103, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2010, Chapter 286
             47          19-2-104, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapter 174
             48          19-2-105, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2005, Chapter 2
             49          19-2-107, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 1991, Chapter 112
             50          19-2-108, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 377
             51          19-2-109, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2010, Chapter 90
             52          19-2-109.1, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapter 297
             53          19-2-109.2, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2010, Chapters 286 and 324
             54          19-2-110, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 377
             55          19-2-115, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapter 297
             56          19-2-116, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 1991, Chapter 112
             57          19-2-117, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 1991, Chapter 112


             58          19-2-120, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 1991, Chapter 112
             59          19-3-102, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2001, Chapter 314
             60          19-3-103, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2010, Chapter 286
             61          19-3-103.5, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 377
             62          19-3-104, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 183
             63          19-3-105, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2007, Chapter 26
             64          19-3-106.4, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 183
             65          19-3-108, as enacted by Laws of Utah 1991, Chapter 112
             66          19-3-109, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 382
             67          19-3-111, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 382
             68          19-4-102, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 51
             69          19-4-103, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2010, Chapter 286
             70          19-4-104, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 377
             71          19-4-106, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 1991, Chapter 112
             72          19-4-107, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 1991, Chapter 112
             73          19-4-109, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 382
             74          19-5-102 (Effective 07/01/12), as last amended by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapters 155,
             75      297, and 304
             76          19-5-103, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2010, Chapter 286
             77          19-5-104 (Effective 07/01/12), as last amended by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapter 304
             78          19-5-105.5, as enacted by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapter 155
             79          19-5-106, as last amended by Laws of Utah 1995, Chapter 114
             80          19-5-107, as last amended by Laws of Utah 1998, Chapter 271
             81          19-5-108, as last amended by Laws of Utah 1995, Chapter 114
             82          19-5-111, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 377
             83          19-5-112, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 377
             84          19-5-113, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 382
             85          19-5-114, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 1991, Chapter 112


             86          19-5-115, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapters 297 and 340
             87          19-6-102, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapter 366
             88          19-6-102.1, as enacted by Laws of Utah 1996, Chapter 230
             89          19-6-102.6, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 382
             90          19-6-103, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2010, Chapter 286
             91          19-6-104, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 377
             92          19-6-105, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 382
             93          19-6-107, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 1991, Chapter 112
             94          19-6-108, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapters 133 and 297
             95          19-6-108.3, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapters 250 and 382
             96          19-6-109, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 1991, Chapter 112
             97          19-6-112, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 1991, Chapter 112
             98          19-6-117, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 1991, Chapter 112
             99          19-6-119, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2006, Chapter 251
             100          19-6-120, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2010, Chapter 391
             101          19-6-402, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2010, Chapter 324
             102          19-6-403, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapters 56 and 382
             103          19-6-404, as last amended by Laws of Utah 1997, Chapter 172
             104          19-6-405.3, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2010, Chapter 186
             105          19-6-405.7, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2002, Chapter 256
             106          19-6-407, as last amended by Laws of Utah 1997, Chapter 172
             107          19-6-408, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 183
             108          19-6-409, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2010, Chapter 186
             109          19-6-411, as last amended by Laws of Utah 1998, Chapter 95
             110          19-6-412, as last amended by Laws of Utah 1997, Chapter 172
             111          19-6-413, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapter 297
             112          19-6-414, as last amended by Laws of Utah 1997, Chapter 172
             113          19-6-416, as last amended by Laws of Utah 1999, Chapter 21


             114          19-6-416.5, as enacted by Laws of Utah 1994, Chapter 297
             115          19-6-417, as last amended by Laws of Utah 1997, Chapter 172
             116          19-6-418, as last amended by Laws of Utah 1998, Chapter 255
             117          19-6-419, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2010, Chapter 186
             118          19-6-420, as last amended by Laws of Utah 1998, Chapter 255
             119          19-6-421, as last amended by Laws of Utah 1997, Chapter 172
             120          19-6-423, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2010, Chapter 186
             121          19-6-424, as last amended by Laws of Utah 1997, Chapter 172
             122          19-6-424.5, as last amended by Laws of Utah 1998, Chapter 255
             123          19-6-425, as last amended by Laws of Utah 1997, Chapter 172
             124          19-6-428, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2006, Chapter 107
             125          19-6-601, as enacted by Laws of Utah 1991, Chapter 122 and renumbered and amended
             126      by Laws of Utah 1991, Chapter 112
             127          19-6-606, as last amended by Laws of Utah 1996, Chapter 79
             128          19-6-703, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2010, Chapter 324
             129          19-6-704, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 377
             130          19-6-705, as last amended by Laws of Utah 1997, Chapter 186
             131          19-6-706, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2010, Chapter 324
             132          19-6-710, as last amended by Laws of Utah 1997, Chapter 186
             133          19-6-711, as enacted by Laws of Utah 1993, Chapter 283
             134          19-6-712, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 388
             135          19-6-717, as enacted by Laws of Utah 1993, Chapter 283
             136          19-6-718, as enacted by Laws of Utah 1993, Chapter 283
             137          19-6-721, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 382
             138          19-6-803, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 382
             139          19-6-804, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2002, Chapter 256
             140          19-6-806, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 183
             141          19-6-811, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2002, Chapter 256


             142          19-6-817, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2002, Chapter 256
             143          19-6-819, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 382
             144          19-6-820, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2001, Chapter 165
             145          19-6-821, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 382
             146          19-6-1002, as enacted by Laws of Utah 2006, Chapter 187
             147          19-6-1003, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 183
             148          19-6-1004, as enacted by Laws of Utah 2006, Chapter 187
             149          19-6-1005, as enacted by Laws of Utah 2006, Chapter 187
             150          19-6-1102, as enacted by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 340
             151          19-6-1104, as enacted by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 340
             152          19-8-106, as enacted by Laws of Utah 1997, Chapter 247
             153          19-8-119, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 356
             154          41-6a-1644, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 333
             155          59-1-403, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapters 46, 344, and 410
             156          72-6-106.5, as enacted by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 340
             157      Utah Code Sections Affected by Coordination Clause:
             158          19-1-201, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2010, Chapter 17
             159          19-1-301, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 377
             160          19-1-301.5, Utah Code Annotated 1953
             161     
             162      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             163          Section 1. Section 19-1-105 is amended to read:
             164           19-1-105. Divisions of department -- Control by division directors.
             165          (1) The following divisions are created within the department:
             166          (a) the Division of Air Quality, to administer Title 19, Chapter 2, Air Conservation
             167      Act;
             168          (b) the Division of Drinking Water, to administer Title 19, Chapter 4, Safe Drinking
             169      Water Act;


             170          (c) the Division of Environmental Response and Remediation, to administer:
             171          (i) Title 19, Chapter 6, [Parts 3 and 4] Part 3, Hazardous Substances Mitigation Act;
             172      and
             173          (ii) Title 19, Chapter 6, Part 4, Underground Storage Tank Act;
             174          (d) the Division of Radiation Control, to administer Title 19, Chapter 3, Radiation
             175      Control Act;
             176          (e) the Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste, to administer:
             177          (i) Title 19, Chapter 6, [Parts 1, 2, and 5] Part 1, Solid and Hazardous Waste Act; [and]
             178          (ii) Title 19, Chapter 6, Part 2, Hazardous Waste Facility Siting Act;
             179          (iii) Title 19, Chapter 6, Part 5, Solid Waste Management Act;
             180          (iv) Title 19, Chapter 6, Part 6, Lead Acid Battery Disposal;
             181          (v) Title 19, Chapter 6, Part 7, Used Oil Management Act;
             182          (vi) Title 19, Chapter 6, Part 8, Waste Tire Recycling Act;
             183          (vii) Title 19, Chapter 6, Part 10, Mercury Switch Removal Act;
             184          (viii) Title 19, Chapter 6, Part 11, Industrial Byproduct Reuse; and
             185          (ix) Title 19, Chapter 6, Part 12, Disposal of Electronic Waste Program; and
             186          (f) the Division of Water Quality, to administer Title 19, Chapter 5, Water Quality Act.
             187          (2) Each division is under the immediate direction and control of a division director
             188      appointed by the executive director.
             189          (3) (a) [Each] A division director shall possess the [necessary] administrative skills and
             190      training [to adequately qualify him for his position] necessary to perform the duties of division
             191      director. [He]
             192          (b) A division director shall [have graduated] hold one of the following degrees from
             193      an accredited college or university [with]:
             194          [(a)] (i) a four-year degree in physical or biological science or engineering;
             195          [(b)] (ii) a related degree; or
             196          [(c)] (iii) a degree in law.
             197          (4) [Each director may be removed at the will of the] The executive director may


             198      remove a division director at will.
             199          (5) A division director shall serve as the executive secretary to the policymaking board,
             200      created in Section 19-1-106 , that has rulemaking authority over the division director's division.
             201          Section 2. Section 19-1-201 is amended to read:
             202           19-1-201. Powers and duties of department -- Rulemaking authority.
             203          (1) The department shall:
             204          (a) enter into cooperative agreements with the Department of Health to delineate
             205      specific responsibilities to assure that assessment and management of risk to human health
             206      from the environment are properly administered;
             207          (b) consult with the Department of Health and enter into cooperative agreements, as
             208      needed, to ensure efficient use of resources and effective response to potential health and safety
             209      threats from the environment, and to prevent gaps in protection from potential risks from the
             210      environment to specific individuals or population groups; [and]
             211          (c) coordinate implementation of environmental programs to maximize efficient use of
             212      resources by developing, with local health departments, a Comprehensive Environmental
             213      Service Delivery Plan that:
             214          (i) recognizes that the department and local health departments are the foundation for
             215      providing environmental health programs in the state;
             216          (ii) delineates the responsibilities of the department and each local health department
             217      for the efficient delivery of environmental programs using federal, state, and local authorities,
             218      responsibilities, and resources;
             219          (iii) provides for the delegation of authority and pass through of funding to local health
             220      departments for environmental programs, to the extent allowed by applicable law, identified in
             221      the plan, and requested by the local health department; and
             222          (iv) is reviewed and updated annually[.]; and
             223          (d) make rules, in accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah Administrative
             224      Rulemaking Act, as follows:
             225          (i) for a board created in Section 19-1-106 , rules regarding:


             226          (A) board meeting attendance; and
             227          (B) conflicts of interest procedures; and
             228          (ii) rules that govern an adjudicative proceeding, consistent with Section 19-1-301 and
             229      Title 63G, Chapter 4, Administrative Procedures Act.
             230          (2) The department may:
             231          (a) investigate matters affecting the environment;
             232          (b) investigate and control matters affecting the public health when caused by
             233      environmental hazards;
             234          (c) prepare, publish, and disseminate information to inform the public concerning
             235      issues involving environmental quality;
             236          (d) establish and operate programs, as authorized by this title, necessary for protection
             237      of the environment and public health from environmental hazards;
             238          (e) use local health departments in the delivery of environmental health programs to
             239      the extent provided by law;
             240          (f) enter into contracts with local health departments or others to meet responsibilities
             241      established under this title;
             242          (g) acquire real and personal property by purchase, gift, devise, and other lawful
             243      means;
             244          (h) prepare and submit to the governor a proposed budget to be included in the budget
             245      submitted by the governor to the Legislature;
             246          (i) (i) establish a schedule of fees that may be assessed for actions and services of the
             247      department according to the procedures and requirements of Section 63J-1-504 ; and
             248          (ii) in accordance with Section 63J-1-504 , all fees shall be reasonable, fair, and reflect
             249      the cost of services provided;
             250          (j) prescribe by rule reasonable requirements not inconsistent with law relating to
             251      environmental quality for local health departments;
             252          (k) perform the administrative functions of the boards established by Section 19-1-106 ,
             253      including the acceptance and administration of grants from the federal government and from


             254      other sources, public or private, to carry out the board's functions;
             255          (l) upon the request of any board or [the executive secretary] a division director,
             256      provide professional, technical, and clerical staff and field and laboratory services, the extent of
             257      which are limited by the funds available to the department for the staff and services; and
             258          (m) establish a supplementary fee, not subject to Section 63J-1-504 , to provide service
             259      that the person paying the fee agrees by contract to be charged for the service in order to
             260      efficiently utilize department resources, protect department permitting processes, address
             261      extraordinary or unanticipated stress on permitting processes, or make use of specialized
             262      expertise.
             263          (3) In providing service under Subsection (2)(m), the department may not provide
             264      service in a manner that impairs any other person's service from the department.
             265          Section 3. Section 19-1-301 is amended to read:
             266           19-1-301. Adjudicative proceedings.
             267          (1) As used in this section, "dispositive action" is a final agency action that:
             268          (a) [a board] the executive director takes following an adjudicative proceeding on a
             269      request for agency action; and
             270          (b) is subject to judicial review under Section 63G-4-403 .
             271          (2) (a) The department and its boards shall comply with the procedures and
             272      requirements of Title 63G, Chapter 4, Administrative Procedures Act.
             273          (b) The procedures for an adjudicative proceeding conducted by an administrative law
             274      judge are governed by:
             275          (i) Title 63G, Chapter 4, Administrative Procedures Act;
             276          (ii) rules adopted by [a board] the department as authorized by:
             277          (A) Subsection 63G-4-102 (6); and
             278          (B) this title; and
             279          (iii) the Utah Rules of Civil Procedure, in the absence of a procedure established under
             280      Subsection (2)(b)(i) or (ii).
             281          (3) [An] Except as provided in Section 19-2-113 , an administrative law judge shall


             282      hear a party's request for agency action [made to a board created in Section 19-1-106 ].
             283          (4) The executive director shall appoint an administrative law judge who:
             284          (a) is a member in good standing of the Utah State Bar;
             285          (b) has a minimum of:
             286          (i) 10 years of experience practicing law; and
             287          (ii) five years of experience practicing in the field of:
             288          (A) environmental compliance;
             289          (B) natural resources;
             290          (C) regulation by an administrative agency; or
             291          (D) a field related to a field listed in Subsections (4)(b)(ii)(A) through (C); and
             292          (c) has a working knowledge of the federal laws and regulations and state statutes and
             293      rules applicable to a request for agency action.
             294          (5) In appointing an administrative law judge who meets the qualifications listed in
             295      Subsection (4), the executive director may:
             296          (a) compile a list of persons who may be engaged as an administrative law judge pro
             297      tempore by mutual consent of the parties to an adjudicative proceeding;
             298          (b) appoint an assistant attorney general as an administrative law judge pro tempore; or
             299          (c) (i) appoint an administrative law judge as an employee of the department; and
             300          (ii) assign the administrative law judge responsibilities in addition to conducting an
             301      adjudicative proceeding.
             302          (6) (a) An administrative law judge [shall]:
             303          (i) shall conduct an adjudicative proceeding;
             304          (ii) may take any action that is not a dispositive action; and
             305          (iii) shall submit to the [board] executive director a proposed dispositive action,
             306      including:
             307          (A) written findings of fact;
             308          (B) written conclusions of law; and
             309          (C) a recommended order.


             310          (b) [A board] The executive director may:
             311          (i) approve, approve with modifications, or disapprove a proposed dispositive action
             312      submitted to the [board] executive director under Subsection (6)(a); or
             313          (ii) return the proposed dispositive action to the administrative law judge for further
             314      action as directed.
             315          (c) In making a decision regarding a dispositive action, the executive director may seek
             316      the advice of, and consult with:
             317          (i) the assistant attorney general assigned to the department; or
             318          (ii) a special master who:
             319          (A) is appointed by the executive director; and
             320          (B) is an expert in the subject matter of the proposed dispositive action.
             321          (d) The executive director shall base a final dispositive action on the record of the
             322      proceeding before the administrative law judge.
             323          (7) To conduct an adjudicative proceeding, an administrative law judge may:
             324          (a) compel:
             325          (i) the attendance of a witness; and
             326          (ii) the production of a document or other evidence;
             327          (b) administer an oath;
             328          (c) take testimony; and
             329          (d) receive evidence as necessary.
             330          (8) A party may appear before an administrative law judge in person, through an agent
             331      or employee, or as provided by [a board] department rule.
             332          (9) (a) An administrative law judge [or board member] or the executive director may
             333      not [communicate] participate in an ex parte communication with a party to an adjudicative
             334      proceeding regarding the merits of the adjudicative proceeding unless notice and an
             335      opportunity to be heard are afforded to all parties.
             336          (b) [An] If an administrative law judge or [board member who] the executive director
             337      receives an ex parte communication, the person who receives the ex parte communication shall


             338      place the communication into the public record of the proceedings and afford all parties an
             339      opportunity to comment on the information.
             340          (10) Nothing in this section limits a party's right to an adjudicative proceeding under
             341      Title 63G, Chapter 4, Administrative Procedures Act.
             342          Section 4. Section 19-2-102 is amended to read:
             343           19-2-102. Definitions.
             344          As used in this chapter:
             345          (1) "Air contaminant" means any particulate matter or any gas, vapor, suspended solid,
             346      or any combination of them, excluding steam and water vapors.
             347          (2) "Air contaminant source" means all sources of emission of air contaminants
             348      whether privately or publicly owned or operated.
             349          (3) "Air pollution" means the presence in the ambient air of one or more air
             350      contaminants in the quantities and duration and under conditions and circumstances as is or
             351      tends to be injurious to human health or welfare, animal or plant life, or property, or would
             352      unreasonably interfere with the enjoyment of life or use of property, as determined by the rules
             353      adopted by the board.
             354          (4) "Ambient air" means the surrounding or outside air.
             355          (5) "Asbestos" means the asbestiform varieties of serpentine (chrysotile), riebeckite
             356      (crocidolite), cummingtonite-grunerite, anthophyllite, and actinolite-tremolite.
             357          (6) "Asbestos-containing material" means any material containing more than 1%
             358      asbestos, as determined using the method adopted in 40 CFR Part 61, Subpart M, National
             359      Emission Standard for Asbestos.
             360          (7) "Asbestos inspection" means an activity undertaken to determine the presence or
             361      location, or to assess the condition of, asbestos-containing material or suspected
             362      asbestos-containing material, whether by visual or physical examination, or by taking samples
             363      of the material.
             364          (8) (a) "Board" means the Air Quality Board.
             365          (b) "Board" means, as used in Sections 19-2-123 through 19-2-126 , the Air Quality


             366      Board or the Water Quality Board.
             367          (9) "Clean school bus" has the same meaning as defined in 42 U.S.C. Sec. 16091.
             368          (10) ["Executive secretary"] "Director" means the [executive secretary of the board]
             369      director of the Division of Air Quality.
             370          (11) "Division" means the Division of Air Quality, created in Subsection
             371      19-1-105 (1)(a).
             372          [(11)] (12) (a) "Facility" means machinery, equipment, structures, or any part or
             373      accessories of them, installed or acquired for the primary purpose of controlling or disposing of
             374      air pollution.
             375          (b) "Facility" does not include an air conditioner, fan, or other similar facility for the
             376      comfort of personnel.
             377          [(12)] (13) "Friable asbestos-containing material" means any material containing more
             378      than 1% asbestos, as determined using the method adopted in 40 CFR Part 61, Subpart M,
             379      National Emission Standard for Asbestos, that hand pressure can crumble, pulverize, or reduce
             380      to powder when dry.
             381          [(13)] (14) "Indirect source" means a facility, building, structure, or installation which
             382      attracts or may attract mobile source activity that results in emissions of a pollutant for which
             383      there is a national standard.
             384          [(14)] (15) (a) "Pollution control facility" or "facility" means, as used in Sections
             385      19-2-123 through 19-2-126 , any land, structure, building, installation, excavation, machinery,
             386      equipment, or device, or any addition to, reconstruction, replacement or improvement of, land
             387      or an existing structure, building, installation, excavation, machinery, equipment, or device
             388      reasonably used, erected, constructed, acquired, or installed by any person if the primary
             389      purpose of the use, erection, construction, acquisition, or installation is the prevention, control,
             390      or reduction of air or water pollution by:
             391          (i) the disposal or elimination of or redesign to eliminate waste and the use of treatment
             392      works for industrial waste as defined in Title 19, Chapter 5, Water Quality Act; or
             393          (ii) the disposal, elimination, or reduction of or redesign to eliminate or reduce air


             394      contaminants or air pollution or air contamination sources and the use of air cleaning devices.
             395          (b) "Pollution control facility" or "facility" does not include air conditioners, septic
             396      tanks, or other facilities for human waste, nor any property installed, constructed, or used for
             397      the moving of sewage to the collection facilities of a public or quasi-public sewerage system.
             398          Section 5. Section 19-2-103 is amended to read:
             399           19-2-103. Members of board -- Appointment -- Terms -- Organization -- Per diem
             400      and expenses.
             401          (1) The board [comprises 11 members, one of whom shall be] consists of the following
             402      nine members:
             403          (a) the following non-voting member, except that the member may vote to break a tie
             404      vote between the voting members:
             405          (i) the executive director [and 10 of whom]; or
             406          (ii) an employee of the department designated by the executive director; and
             407          (b) the following eight voting members, who shall be appointed by the governor with
             408      the consent of the Senate[.]:
             409          (i) one representative who:
             410          (A) is not connected with industry;
             411          (B) is an expert in air quality matters; and
             412          (C) is a Utah-licensed physician, a Utah-licensed professional engineer, or a scientist
             413      with relevant training and experience;
             414          (ii) two government representatives who do not represent the federal government;
             415          (iii) one representative from the mining industry;
             416          (iv) one representative from the fuels industry;
             417          (v) one representative from the manufacturing industry;
             418          (vi) one representative from the public who represents:
             419          (A) an environmental nongovernmental organization; or
             420          (B) a nongovernmental organization that represents community interests and does not
             421      represent industry interests; and


             422          (vii) one representative from the public who is trained and experienced in public
             423      health.
             424          (2) [The members] A member of the board shall:
             425          (a) be knowledgeable [of] about air pollution matters [and shall be:], as evidenced by a
             426      professional degree, a professional accreditation, or documented experience;
             427          [(a) a practicing physician and surgeon licensed in the state not connected with
             428      industry;]
             429          [(b) a registered professional engineer who is not from industry;]
             430          [(c) a representative from municipal government;]
             431          [(d) a representative from county government;]
             432          [(e) a representative from agriculture;]
             433          [(f) a representative from the mining industry;]
             434          [(g) a representative from manufacturing;]
             435          [(h) a representative from the fuel industry; and]
             436          [(i) two representatives of the public not representing or connected with industry, at
             437      least one of whom represents organized environmental interests.]
             438          (b) be a resident of Utah;
             439          (c) attend board meetings in accordance with the attendance rules made by the
             440      department under Subsection 19-1-201 (1)(d)(i)(A); and
             441          (d) comply with all applicable statutes, rules, and policies, including the conflict of
             442      interest rules made by the department under Subsection 19-1-201 (1)(d)(i)(B).
             443          (3) No more than five of the appointed members of the board shall belong to the same
             444      political party.
             445          (4) [The] A majority of the members of the board may not derive any significant
             446      portion of their income from persons subject to permits or orders under this chapter. [Any
             447      potential conflict of interest of any member or the executive secretary, relevant to the interests
             448      of the board, shall be adequately disclosed.]
             449          [(5) Members serving on the Air Conservation Committee created by Laws of Utah


             450      1981, Chapter 126, as amended, shall serve as members of the board throughout the terms for
             451      which they were appointed.]
             452          [(6)] (5) (a) [Except as required by Subsection (6)(b), members] Members shall be
             453      appointed for a term of four years.
             454          (b) Notwithstanding the requirements of Subsection [(6)] (5)(a), the governor shall, at
             455      the time of appointment or reappointment, adjust the length of terms to ensure that the terms of
             456      board members are staggered so that [approximately] half of the appointed board is appointed
             457      every two years.
             458          (c) (i) Notwithstanding Subsection (5)(a), the term of a board member who is
             459      appointed before March 1, 2013, shall expire on February 28, 2013.
             460          (ii) On March 1, 2013, the governor shall appoint or reappoint board members in
             461      accordance with this section.
             462          [(7)] (6) A member may serve more than one term.
             463          [(8)] (7) A member shall hold office until the expiration of the member's term and until
             464      the member's successor is appointed, but not more than 90 days after the expiration of the
             465      member's term.
             466          [(9)] (8) When a vacancy occurs in the membership for any reason, the replacement
             467      shall be appointed for the unexpired term.
             468          [(10)] (9) The board shall elect annually a chair and a vice chair from its members.
             469          [(11)] (10) (a) The board shall meet at least quarterly[, and special].
             470          (b) Special meetings may be called by the chair upon [his] the chair's own initiative,
             471      upon the request of the [executive secretary] director, or upon the request of three members of
             472      the board.
             473          [(b)] (c) Three days' notice shall be given to each member of the board [prior to] before
             474      any meeting.
             475          [(12)] (11) [Six] Five members constitute a quorum at any meeting, and the action of a
             476      majority of members present is the action of the board.
             477          [(13)] (12) A member may not receive compensation or benefits for the member's


             478      service, but may receive per diem and travel expenses in accordance with:
             479          (a) Section 63A-3-106 ;
             480          (b) Section 63A-3-107 ; and
             481          (c) rules made by the Division of Finance pursuant to Sections 63A-3-106 and
             482      63A-3-107 .
             483          Section 6. Section 19-2-104 is amended to read:
             484           19-2-104. Powers of board.
             485          (1) The board may make rules in accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah
             486      Administrative Rulemaking Act:
             487          (a) regarding the control, abatement, and prevention of air pollution from all sources
             488      and the establishment of the maximum quantity of air contaminants that may be emitted by any
             489      air contaminant source;
             490          (b) establishing air quality standards;
             491          (c) requiring persons engaged in operations which result in air pollution to:
             492          (i) install, maintain, and use emission monitoring devices, as the board finds necessary;
             493          (ii) file periodic reports containing information relating to the rate, period of emission,
             494      and composition of the air contaminant; and
             495          (iii) provide access to records relating to emissions which cause or contribute to air
             496      pollution;
             497          (d) implementing 15 U.S.C.A. 2601 et seq. Toxic Substances Control Act, Subchapter
             498      II - Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response, and reviewing and approving asbestos management
             499      plans submitted by local education agencies under that act;
             500          (e) establishing a requirement for a diesel emission opacity inspection and maintenance
             501      program for diesel-powered motor vehicles;
             502          (f) implementing an operating permit program as required by and in conformity with
             503      Titles IV and V of the federal Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990;
             504          (g) establishing requirements for county emissions inspection and maintenance
             505      programs after obtaining agreement from the counties that would be affected by the


             506      requirements;
             507          (h) with the approval of the governor, implementing in air quality nonattainment areas
             508      employer-based trip reduction programs applicable to businesses having more than 100
             509      employees at a single location and applicable to federal, state, and local governments to the
             510      extent necessary to attain and maintain ambient air quality standards consistent with the state
             511      implementation plan and federal requirements under the standards set forth in Subsection (2);
             512      and
             513          (i) implementing lead-based paint remediation training, certification, and performance
             514      requirements in accordance with 15 U.S.C.A. 2601 et seq., Toxic Substances Control Act,
             515      Subchapter IV -- Lead Exposure Reduction, Sections 402 and 406.
             516          (2) When implementing Subsection (1)(h) the board shall take into consideration:
             517          (a) the impact of the business on overall air quality; and
             518          (b) the need of the business to use automobiles in order to carry out its business
             519      purposes.
             520          (3) (a) The board may:
             521          [(a)] (i) hold a hearing that is not an adjudicative proceeding relating to any aspect of,
             522      or matter in, the administration of this chapter [and compel the attendance of witnesses and the
             523      production of documents and other evidence, administer oaths and take testimony, and receive
             524      evidence as necessary];
             525          [(ii) receive a proposed dispositive action from an administrative law judge as provided
             526      by Section 19-1-301 ; and]
             527          [(iii) (A) approve, approve with modifications, or disapprove a proposed dispositive
             528      action; or]
             529          [(B) return the proposed dispositive action to the administrative law judge for further
             530      action as directed;]
             531          (ii) order the director to:
             532          [(b)] (A) issue orders necessary to enforce the provisions of this chapter[,];
             533          (B) enforce the orders by appropriate administrative and judicial proceedings[, and]; or


             534          (C) institute judicial proceedings to secure compliance with this chapter; or
             535          [(c) settle or compromise any civil action initiated to compel compliance with this
             536      chapter and the rules made under this chapter;]
             537          [(d) secure necessary scientific, technical, administrative, and operational services,
             538      including laboratory facilities, by contract or otherwise;]
             539          [(e) prepare and develop a comprehensive plan or plans for the prevention, abatement,
             540      and control of air pollution in this state;]
             541          (iii) advise, consult, contract, and cooperate with other agencies of the state, local
             542      governments, industries, other states, interstate or interlocal agencies, the federal government,
             543      or interested persons or groups.
             544          (b) The board shall:
             545          (i) to ensure compliance with applicable statutes and regulations:
             546          (A) review a settlement negotiated by the director in accordance with Subsection
             547      19-2-107 (2)(b)(viii) that requires a civil penalty of $25,000 or more; and
             548          (B) approve or disapprove the settlement;
             549          [(f)] (ii) encourage voluntary cooperation by persons and affected groups to achieve the
             550      purposes of this chapter;
             551          [(g) encourage local units of government to handle air pollution within their respective
             552      jurisdictions on a cooperative basis and provide technical and consultative assistance to them;]
             553          [(h) encourage and conduct studies, investigations, and research relating to air
             554      contamination and air pollution and their causes, effects, prevention, abatement, and control;]
             555          [(i) determine by means of field studies and sampling the degree of air contamination
             556      and air pollution in all parts of the state;]
             557          [(j) monitor the effects of the emission of air contaminants from motor vehicles on the
             558      quality of the outdoor atmosphere in all parts of this state and take appropriate action with
             559      respect to them;]
             560          [(k) collect and disseminate information and conduct educational and training
             561      programs relating to air contamination and air pollution;]


             562          [(l) advise, consult, contract, and cooperate with other agencies of the state, local
             563      governments, industries, other states, interstate or interlocal agencies, the federal government,
             564      and with interested persons or groups;]
             565          [(m) consult, upon request, with any person proposing to construct, install, or
             566      otherwise acquire an air contaminant source in the state concerning the efficacy of any
             567      proposed control device, or system for this source, or the air pollution problem which may be
             568      related to the source, device, or system, but a consultation does not relieve any person from
             569      compliance with this chapter, the rules adopted under it, or any other provision of law;]
             570          [(n) accept, receive, and administer grants or other funds or gifts from public and
             571      private agencies, including the federal government, for the purpose of carrying out any of the
             572      functions of this chapter;]
             573          [(o)] (iii) require the owner and operator of each new source which directly emits or
             574      has the potential to emit 100 tons per year or more of any air contaminant or the owner or
             575      operator of each existing source which by modification will increase emissions or have the
             576      potential of increasing emissions by 100 tons per year or more of any air contaminant, to pay a
             577      fee sufficient to cover the reasonable costs of:
             578          [(i)] (A) reviewing and acting upon the notice required under Section 19-2-108 ; and
             579          [(ii)] (B) implementing and enforcing requirements placed on the sources by any
             580      approval order issued pursuant to notice, not including any court costs associated with any
             581      enforcement action;
             582          [(p) assess and collect noncompliance penalties as required in Section 120 of the
             583      federal Clean Air Act, 42 U.S.C. Sec. 7420;]
             584          [(q)] (iv) meet the requirements of federal air pollution laws;
             585          [(r)] (v) establish work practice, certification, and clearance air sampling requirements
             586      for persons who:
             587          [(i)] (A) contract for hire to conduct demolition, renovation, salvage, encapsulation
             588      work involving friable asbestos-containing materials, or asbestos inspections;
             589          [(ii)] (B) conduct work described in Subsection (3)[(r)(i)](b)(v)(A) in areas to which


             590      the general public has unrestrained access or in school buildings that are subject to the federal
             591      Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act of 1986;
             592          [(iii)] (C) conduct asbestos inspections in facilities subject to 15 U.S.C.A. 2601 et seq.,
             593      Toxic Substances Control Act, Subchapter II - Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response; or
             594          [(iv)] (D) conduct lead paint inspections in facilities subject to 15 U.S.C.A. 2601 et
             595      seq., Toxic Substances Control Act, Subchapter IV -- Lead Exposure Reduction;
             596          [(s)] (vi) establish certification requirements for persons required under 15 U.S.C.A.
             597      2601 et seq., Toxic Substances Control Act, Subchapter II - Asbestos Hazard Emergency
             598      Response, to be accredited as inspectors, management planners, abatement project designers,
             599      asbestos abatement contractors and supervisors, or asbestos abatement workers;
             600          [(t)] (vii) establish certification requirements for asbestos project monitors, which shall
             601      provide for experience-based certification of persons who, prior to establishment of the
             602      certification requirements, had received relevant asbestos training, as defined by rule, and had
             603      acquired at least 1,000 hours of experience as project monitors;
             604          [(u)] (viii) establish certification procedures and requirements for certification of the
             605      conversion of a motor vehicle to a clean-fuel vehicle, certifying the vehicle is eligible for the
             606      tax credit granted in Section 59-7-605 or 59-10-1009 ;
             607          [(v)] (ix) establish a program to certify private sector air quality permitting
             608      professionals (AQPP), as described in Section 19-2-109.5 ;
             609          [(w)] (x) establish certification requirements for persons required under 15 U.S.C.A.
             610      2601 et seq., Toxic Control Act, Subchapter IV -- Lead Exposure Reduction, to be accredited
             611      as inspectors, risk assessors, supervisors, project designers, or abatement workers; and
             612          [(x)] (xi) assist the State Board of Education in adopting school bus idling reduction
             613      standards and implementing an idling reduction program in accordance with Section
             614      41-6a-1308 .
             615          (4) Any rules adopted under this chapter shall be consistent with provisions of federal
             616      laws, if any, relating to control of motor vehicles or motor vehicle emissions.
             617          (5) Nothing in this chapter authorizes the board to require installation of or payment for


             618      any monitoring equipment by the owner or operator of a source if the owner or operator has
             619      installed or is operating monitoring equipment that is equivalent to equipment which the board
             620      would require under this section.
             621          (6) The board may not require testing for asbestos or related materials on a residential
             622      property with four or fewer units.
             623          (7) The board may not issue, amend, renew, modify, revoke, or terminate any of the
             624      following that are subject to the authority granted to the director under Section 19-2-107 or
             625      19-2-108 :
             626          (a) a permit;
             627          (b) a license;
             628          (c) a registration;
             629          (d) a certification; or
             630          (e) another administrative authorization made by the director.
             631          (8) A board member may not speak or act for the board unless the board member is
             632      authorized by a majority of a quorum of the board in a vote taken at a meeting of the board.
             633          (9) Notwithstanding Subsection (7), the board may exercise all authority granted to the
             634      board by a federally enforceable state implementation plan.
             635          Section 7. Section 19-2-105 is amended to read:
             636           19-2-105. Duties of board.
             637          The board, in conjunction with the governing body of each county identified in Section
             638      41-6a-1643 and other interested parties, shall order the director to perform an evaluation of the
             639      inspection and maintenance program developed under Section 41-6a-1643 including issues
             640      relating to:
             641          (1) the implementation of a standardized inspection and maintenance program;
             642          (2) out-of-state registration of vehicles used in Utah;
             643          (3) out-of-county registration of vehicles used within the areas required to have an
             644      inspection and maintenance program;
             645          (4) use of the farm truck exemption;


             646          (5) mechanic training programs;
             647          (6) emissions standards; and
             648          (7) emissions waivers.
             649          Section 8. Section 19-2-107 is amended to read:
             650           19-2-107. Director -- Appointment -- Powers.
             651          (1) The executive [secretary] director shall [be appointed by the executive] appoint the
             652      director[, with the approval of the board, and]. The director shall serve under the
             653      administrative direction of the executive director.
             654          (2) (a) The [executive secretary may] director shall:
             655          [(a) develop programs for the prevention, control, and abatement of new or existing air
             656      pollution resources of the state;]
             657          (i) prepare and develop comprehensive plans for the prevention, abatement, and control
             658      of air pollution in Utah;
             659          [(b)] (ii) advise, consult, and cooperate with other agencies of the state, the federal
             660      government, other states and interstate agencies, and [with] affected groups, political
             661      subdivisions, and industries in furtherance of the purposes of this chapter;
             662          (iii) review plans, specifications, or other data relative to pollution control systems or
             663      any part of the systems provided in this chapter;
             664          (iv) under the direction of the executive director, represent the state in all matters
             665      relating to interstate air pollution, including interstate compacts and similar agreements;
             666          (v) secure necessary scientific, technical, administrative, and operational services,
             667      including laboratory facilities, by contract or otherwise;
             668          (vi) encourage voluntary cooperation by persons and affected groups to achieve the
             669      purposes of this chapter;
             670          (vii) encourage local units of government to handle air pollution within their respective
             671      jurisdictions on a cooperative basis and provide technical and consulting assistance to them;
             672          (viii) determine by means of field studies and sampling the degree of air contamination
             673      and air pollution in all parts of the state;


             674          (ix) monitor the effects of the emission of air contaminants from motor vehicles on the
             675      quality of the outdoor atmosphere in all parts of Utah and take appropriate responsive action;
             676          (x) collect and disseminate information relating to air contamination and air pollution
             677      and conduct educational and training programs relating to air contamination and air pollution;
             678          (xi) assess and collect noncompliance penalties as required in Section 120 of the
             679      federal Clean Air Act, 42 U.S.C. Section 7420;
             680          (xii) comply with the requirements of federal air pollution laws;
             681          (xiii) subject to the provisions of this chapter, enforce rules through the issuance of
             682      orders, including:
             683          (A) prohibiting or abating discharges of wastes affecting ambient air;
             684          (B) requiring the construction of new control facilities or any parts of new control
             685      facilities or the modification, extension, or alteration of existing control facilities or any parts
             686      of new control facilities; or
             687          (C) adopting other remedial measures to prevent, control, or abate air pollution; and
             688          (xiv) as authorized by the board and subject to the provisions of this chapter, act as
             689      executive secretary of the board under the direction of the chairman of the board.
             690          (b) The director may:
             691          [(c)] (i) employ full-time employees necessary to carry out this chapter;
             692          [(d)] (ii) [as authorized by the board,] subject to the provisions of this chapter,
             693      authorize any employee or representative of the department to enter at reasonable time and
             694      upon reasonable notice in or upon public or private property for the purposes of inspecting and
             695      investigating conditions and plant records concerning possible air pollution;
             696          [(e)] (iii) encourage, participate in, or conduct studies, investigations, research, and
             697      demonstrations relating to air pollution and its causes [of it], effects, prevention, abatement,
             698      and control, as advisable and necessary for the discharge of duties assigned under this chapter,
             699      including the establishment of inventories of pollution sources;
             700          [(f)] (iv) collect and disseminate information relating to air pollution and the
             701      prevention, control, and abatement of it;


             702          [(g) as authorized by the board subject to the provisions of this chapter, enforce rules
             703      through the issuance of orders, including:]
             704          [(i) prohibiting or abating discharges of wastes affecting ambient air;]
             705          [(ii) requiring the construction of new control facilities or any parts of new control
             706      facilities or the modification, extension, or alteration of existing control facilities or any parts
             707      of new control facilities; or]
             708          [(iii) the adoption of other remedial measures to prevent, control, or abate air
             709      pollution;]
             710          [(h) review plans, specifications, or other data relative to pollution control systems or
             711      any part of the systems provided in this chapter;]
             712          (v) cooperate with studies and research relating to air pollution and its control,
             713      abatement, and prevention;
             714          (vi) subject to Subsection (3), upon request, consult concerning the following with any
             715      person proposing to construct, install, or otherwise acquire an air contaminant source in Utah:
             716          (A) the efficacy of any proposed control device or proposed control system for the
             717      source; or
             718          (B) the air pollution problem that may be related to the source, device, or system;
             719          (vii) accept, receive, and administer grants or other funds or gifts from public and
             720      private agencies, including the federal government, for the purpose of carrying out any of the
             721      functions of this chapter;
             722          (viii) subject to Subsection 19-2-104 (3)(b)(i), settle or compromise any civil action
             723      initiated by the division to compel compliance with this chapter or the rules made under this
             724      chapter; or
             725          [(i)] (ix) as authorized by the board[,] and subject to the provisions of this chapter,
             726      exercise all incidental powers necessary to carry out the purposes of this chapter, including
             727      certification to any state or federal authorities for tax purposes the fact of construction,
             728      installation, or acquisition of any facility, land, building, machinery, or equipment or any part
             729      of them, in conformity with this chapter[;].


             730          [(j) cooperate with any person in studies and research regarding air pollution, its
             731      control, abatement, and prevention; and]
             732          [(k) represent the state with the specific concurrence of the executive director in all
             733      matters pertaining to interstate air pollution, including interstate compacts and similar
             734      agreements.]
             735          (3) A consultation described in Subsection (2)(b)(vi) does not relieve a person from the
             736      requirements of this chapter, the rules adopted under this chapter, or any other provision of
             737      law.
             738          Section 9. Section 19-2-108 is amended to read:
             739           19-2-108. Notice of construction or modification of installations required --
             740      Authority of director to prohibit construction -- Hearings -- Limitations on authority of
             741      director -- Inspections authorized.
             742          (1) [The board shall require that notice] Notice shall be given to the [executive
             743      secretary] director by any person planning to construct a new installation which will or might
             744      reasonably be expected to be a source or indirect source of air pollution or to make
             745      modifications to an existing installation which will or might reasonably be expected to increase
             746      the amount of or change the character or effect of air contaminants discharged, so that the
             747      installation may be expected to be a source or indirect source of air pollution, or by any person
             748      planning to install an air cleaning device or other equipment intended to control emission of air
             749      contaminants.
             750          (2) (a) (i) The [executive secretary] director may require, as a condition precedent to
             751      the construction, modification, installation, or establishment of the air contaminant source or
             752      indirect source, the submission of plans, specifications, and other information as he finds
             753      necessary to determine whether the proposed construction, modification, installation, or
             754      establishment will be in accord with applicable rules in force under this chapter.
             755          (ii) Plan approval for an indirect source may be delegated by the [executive secretary]
             756      director to a local authority when requested and upon assurance that the local authority has and
             757      will maintain sufficient expertise to insure that the planned installation will meet the


             758      requirements established by law.
             759          (b) If within 90 days after the receipt of plans, specifications, or other information
             760      required under this subsection, the [executive secretary] director determines that the proposed
             761      construction, installation, or establishment or any part of it will not be in accord with the
             762      requirements of this chapter or applicable rules or that further time, not exceeding three
             763      extensions of 30 days each, is required by the [board] director to adequately review the plans,
             764      specifications, or other information, he shall issue an order prohibiting the construction,
             765      installation, or establishment of the air contaminant source or sources in whole or in part.
             766          (3) In addition to any other remedies, any person aggrieved by the issuance of an order
             767      either granting or denying a request for the construction of a new installation, and prior to
             768      invoking any such other remedies shall, upon request, in accordance with the rules of the
             769      [board] department, be entitled to a hearing conducted by an administrative law judge as
             770      provided by Section 19-1-301 . [Following the hearing and the receipt by the board of the
             771      proposed dispositive action from the administrative law judge, the board may affirm, modify,
             772      or withdraw the permit.]
             773          (4) Any features, machines, and devices constituting parts of or called for by plans,
             774      specifications, or other information submitted under Subsection (1) shall be maintained in good
             775      working order.
             776          (5) This section does not authorize the [board] director to require the use of machinery,
             777      devices, or equipment from a particular supplier or produced by a particular manufacturer if the
             778      required performance standards may be met by machinery, devices, or equipment otherwise
             779      available.
             780          (6) (a) Any authorized officer, employee, or representative of the [board] director may
             781      enter and inspect any property, premise, or place on or at which an air contaminant source is
             782      located or is being constructed, modified, installed, or established at any reasonable time for
             783      the purpose of ascertaining the state of compliance with this chapter and the rules adopted
             784      under it.
             785          (b) (i) A person may not refuse entry or access to any authorized representative of the


             786      [board] director who requests entry for purposes of inspection and who presents appropriate
             787      credentials.
             788          (ii) A person may not obstruct, hamper, or interfere with any inspection.
             789          (c) If requested, the owner or operator of the premises shall receive a report setting
             790      forth all facts found which relate to compliance status.
             791          Section 10. Section 19-2-109 is amended to read:
             792           19-2-109. Air quality standards -- Hearings on adoption -- Orders of director --
             793      Adoption of emission control requirements.
             794          (1) (a) The board, in adopting standards of quality for ambient air, shall conduct public
             795      hearings.
             796          (b) Notice of any public hearing for the consideration, adoption, or amendment of air
             797      quality standards shall specify the locations to which the proposed standards apply and the
             798      time, date, and place of the hearing.
             799          (c) The notice shall be:
             800          (i) (A) published at least twice in any newspaper of general circulation in the area
             801      affected; and
             802          (B) published on the Utah Public Notice Website created in Section 63F-1-701 , at least
             803      20 days before the public hearing; and
             804          (ii) mailed at least 20 days before the public hearing to the chief executive of each
             805      political subdivision of the area affected and to other persons the [executive secretary] director
             806      has reason to believe will be affected by the standards.
             807          (d) The adoption of air quality standards or any modification or changes to air quality
             808      standards shall be by order of the [executive secretary] director following formal action of the
             809      board with respect to the standards.
             810          (e) The order shall be published:
             811          (i) in a newspaper of general circulation in the area affected; and
             812          (ii) as required in Section 45-1-101 .
             813          (2) (a) The board may establish emission control requirements by rule that in its


             814      judgment may be necessary to prevent, abate, or control air pollution that may be statewide or
             815      may vary from area to area, taking into account varying local conditions.
             816          (b) In adopting these requirements, the board shall give notice and conduct public
             817      hearings in accordance with the requirements in Subsection (1).
             818          Section 11. Section 19-2-109.1 is amended to read:
             819           19-2-109.1. Operating permit required -- Emissions fee -- Implementation.
             820          (1) As used in this section and Sections 19-2-109.2 and 19-2-109.3 :
             821          (a) "EPA" means the federal Environmental Protection Agency.
             822          (b) "1990 Clean Air Act" means the federal Clean Air Act as amended in 1990.
             823          (c) "Operating permit" means a permit issued by the [executive secretary] director to
             824      sources of air pollution that meet the requirements of Titles IV and V of the 1990 Clean Air
             825      Act.
             826          (d) "Program" means the air pollution operating permit program established under this
             827      section to comply with Title V of the 1990 Clean Air Act.
             828          (e) "Regulated pollutant" has the same meaning as defined in Title V of the 1990 Clean
             829      Air Act and implementing federal regulations.
             830          (2) (a) A person may not operate any source of air pollution required to have a permit
             831      under Title V of the 1990 Clean Air Act without having obtained an operating permit from the
             832      [executive secretary] director under procedures the board establishes by rule.
             833          (b) A person is not required to submit an operating permit application until the
             834      governor has submitted an operating permit program to the EPA.
             835          (c) Any operating permit issued under this section may not become effective until the
             836      day after the EPA issues approval of the permit program or November 15, 1995, whichever
             837      occurs first.
             838          (3) (a) Operating permits issued under this section shall be for a period of five years
             839      unless the [board] director makes a written finding, after public comment and hearing, and
             840      based on substantial evidence in the record, that an operating permit term of less than five years
             841      is necessary to protect the public health and the environment of the state.


             842          (b) The [executive secretary] director may issue, modify, or renew an operating permit
             843      only after providing public notice, an opportunity for public comment, and an opportunity for a
             844      public hearing.
             845          (c) The [executive secretary] director shall, in conformity with the 1990 Clean Air Act
             846      and implementing federal regulations, revise the conditions of issued operating permits to
             847      incorporate applicable federal regulations in conformity with Section 502(b)(9) of the 1990
             848      Clean Air Act, if the remaining period of the permit is three or more years.
             849          (d) The [executive secretary] director may terminate, modify, revoke, or reissue an
             850      operating permit for cause.
             851          (4) (a) The board shall establish a proposed annual emissions fee that conforms with
             852      Title V of the 1990 Clean Air Act for each ton of regulated pollutant, applicable to all sources
             853      required to obtain a permit. The emissions fee established under this section is in addition to
             854      fees assessed under Section 19-2-108 for issuance of an approval order.
             855          (b) In establishing the fee the board shall comply with the provisions of Section
             856      63J-1-504 that require a public hearing and require the established fee to be submitted to the
             857      Legislature for its approval as part of the department's annual appropriations request.
             858          (c) The fee shall cover all reasonable direct and indirect costs required to develop and
             859      administer the program and the small business assistance program established under Section
             860      19-2-109.2 . The [board] director shall prepare an annual report of the emissions fees collected
             861      and the costs covered by those fees under this Subsection (4).
             862          (d) The fee shall be established uniformly for all sources required to obtain an
             863      operating permit under the program and for all regulated pollutants.
             864          (e) The fee may not be assessed for emissions of any regulated pollutant if the
             865      emissions are already accounted for within the emissions of another regulated pollutant.
             866          (f) An emissions fee may not be assessed for any amount of a regulated pollutant
             867      emitted by any source in excess of 4,000 tons per year of that regulated pollutant.
             868          (5) Emissions fees [for the period: (a) of July 1, 1992, through June 30, 1993, shall be
             869      based on the most recent emissions inventory prepared by the executive secretary; and (b)]


             870      accrued on and after July 1, 1993, but before issuance of an operating permit, shall be based on
             871      the most recent emissions inventory, unless a source elects prior to July 1, 1992, to base the fee
             872      on allowable emissions, if applicable for a regulated pollutant.
             873          (6) After an operating permit is issued the emissions fee shall be based on actual
             874      emissions for a regulated pollutant unless a source elects, prior to the issuance or renewal of a
             875      permit, to base the fee during the period of the permit on allowable emissions for that regulated
             876      pollutant.
             877          (7) If the owner or operator of a source subject to this section fails to timely pay an
             878      annual emissions fee, the [executive secretary] director may:
             879          (a) impose a penalty of not more than 50% of the fee, in addition to the fee, plus
             880      interest on the fee computed at 12% annually; or
             881          (b) revoke the operating permit.
             882          (8) The owner or operator of a source subject to this section may contest an emissions
             883      fee assessment or associated penalty in an adjudicative hearing under the Title 63G, Chapter 4,
             884      Administrative Procedures Act, and Section 19-1-301 , as provided in this Subsection (8).
             885          (a) The owner or operator shall pay the fee under protest prior to being entitled to a
             886      hearing. Payment of an emissions fee or penalty under protest is not a waiver of the right to
             887      contest the fee or penalty under this section.
             888          (b) A request for a hearing under this Subsection (8) shall be made after payment of the
             889      emissions fee and within six months after the emissions fee was due.
             890          (9) To reinstate an operating permit revoked under Subsection (7) the owner or
             891      operator shall pay all outstanding emissions fees, a penalty of not more than 50% of all
             892      outstanding fees, and interest on the outstanding emissions fees computed at 12% annually.
             893          (10) All emissions fees and penalties collected by the department under this section
             894      shall be deposited in the General Fund as the Air Pollution Operating Permit Program
             895      dedicated credit to be used solely to pay for the reasonable direct and indirect costs incurred by
             896      the department in developing and administering the program and the small business assistance
             897      program under Section 19-2-109.2 .


             898          (11) Failure of the [executive secretary] director to act on any operating permit
             899      application or renewal is a final administrative action only for the purpose of obtaining judicial
             900      review by any of the following persons to require the [executive secretary] director to take
             901      action on the permit or its renewal without additional delay:
             902          (a) the applicant;
             903          (b) any person who participated in the public comment process; or
             904          (c) any other person who could obtain judicial review of that action under applicable
             905      law.
             906          Section 12. Section 19-2-109.2 is amended to read:
             907           19-2-109.2. Small business assistance program.
             908          (1) The board shall establish a small business stationary source technical and
             909      environmental compliance assistance program that conforms with Title V of the 1990 Clean
             910      Air Act to assist small businesses to comply with state and federal air pollution laws.
             911          (2) There is created the Compliance Advisory Panel to advise and monitor the program
             912      created in Subsection (1). The seven panel members are:
             913          (a) two members who are not owners or representatives of owners of small business
             914      stationary air pollution sources, selected by the governor to represent the general public;
             915          (b) four members who are owners or who represent owners of small business stationary
             916      sources selected by leadership of the Utah Legislature as follows:
             917          (i) one member selected by the majority leader of the Senate;
             918          (ii) one member selected by the minority leader of the Senate;
             919          (iii) one member selected by the majority leader of the House of Representatives; and
             920          (iv) one member selected by the minority leader of the House of Representatives; and
             921          (c) one member selected by the executive director to represent the Division of Air
             922      Quality, Department of Environmental Quality.
             923          (3) (a) Except as required by Subsection (3)(b), as terms of current panel members
             924      expire, the department shall appoint each new member or reappointed member to a four-year
             925      term.


             926          (b) Notwithstanding the requirements of Subsection (3)(a), the department shall, at the
             927      time of appointment or reappointment, adjust the length of terms to ensure that the terms of
             928      panel members are staggered so that approximately half of the panel is appointed every two
             929      years.
             930          (4) Members may serve more than one term.
             931          (5) Members shall hold office until the expiration of their terms and until their
             932      successors are appointed, but not more than 90 days after the expiration of their terms.
             933          (6) When a vacancy occurs in the membership for any reason, the replacement shall be
             934      appointed for the unexpired term.
             935          (7) Every two years, the panel shall elect a chair from its members.
             936          (8) (a) The panel shall meet as necessary to carry out its duties. Meetings may be
             937      called by the chair, the [executive secretary] director, or upon written request of three of the
             938      members of the panel.
             939          (b) Three days' notice shall be given to each member of the panel prior to a meeting.
             940          (9) Four members constitute a quorum at any meeting, and the action of the majority of
             941      members present is the action of the panel.
             942          (10) A member may not receive compensation or benefits for the member's service, but
             943      may receive per diem and travel expenses in accordance with:
             944          (a) Section 63A-3-106 ;
             945          (b) Section 63A-3-107 ; and
             946          (c) rules made by the Division of Finance pursuant to Sections 63A-3-106 and
             947      63A-3-107 .
             948          Section 13. Section 19-2-110 is amended to read:
             949           19-2-110. Violations -- Notice to violator -- Corrective action orders --
             950      Conference, conciliation, and persuasion by director -- Hearings.
             951          (1) [(a)] Whenever the [executive secretary] director has reason to believe that a
             952      violation of any provision of this chapter or any rule issued under it has occurred, [he] the
             953      director may serve written notice of the violation upon the alleged violator. The notice shall


             954      specify the provision of this chapter or rule alleged to be violated, the facts alleged to constitute
             955      the violation, and may include an order that necessary corrective action be taken within a
             956      reasonable time.
             957          [(b) In lieu of beginning an adjudicative proceeding under Subsection (1)(a), the board
             958      may initiate an action pursuant to Section 19-2-115 .]
             959          (2) Nothing in this chapter prevents the [board] director from making efforts to obtain
             960      voluntary compliance through warning, conference, conciliation, persuasion, or other
             961      appropriate means.
             962          (3) Hearings may be held before an administrative law judge as provided by Section
             963      19-1-301 .
             964          Section 14. Section 19-2-115 is amended to read:
             965           19-2-115. Violations -- Penalties -- Reimbursement for expenses.
             966          (1) As used in this section, the terms "knowingly," "willfully," and "criminal
             967      negligence" shall mean as defined in Section 76-2-103 .
             968          (2) (a) A person who violates this chapter, or any rule, order, or permit issued or made
             969      under this chapter is subject in a civil proceeding to a penalty not to exceed $10,000 per day for
             970      each violation.
             971          (b) Subsection (2)(a) also applies to rules made under the authority of Section
             972      19-2-104 , for implementation of 15 U.S.C.A. 2601 et seq., Toxic Substances Control Act,
             973      Subchapter II - Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response.
             974          (c) Penalties assessed for violations described in 15 U.S.C.A. 2647, Toxic Substances
             975      Control Act, Subchapter II - Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response, may not exceed the
             976      amounts specified in that section and shall be used in accordance with that section.
             977          (3) A person is guilty of a class A misdemeanor and is subject to imprisonment under
             978      Section 76-3-204 and a fine of not more than $25,000 per day of violation if that person
             979      knowingly violates any of the following under this chapter:
             980          (a) an applicable standard or limitation;
             981          (b) a permit condition; or


             982          (c) a fee or filing requirement.
             983          (4) A person is guilty of a third degree felony and is subject to imprisonment under
             984      Section 76-3-203 and a fine of not more than $25,000 per day of violation who knowingly:
             985          (a) makes any false material statement, representation, or certification, in any notice or
             986      report required by permit; or
             987          (b) renders inaccurate any monitoring device or method required to be maintained by
             988      this chapter or applicable rules made under this chapter.
             989          (5) Any fine or penalty assessed under Subsections (2) or (3) is in lieu of any penalty
             990      under Section 19-2-109.1 .
             991          (6) A person who willfully violates Section 19-2-120 is guilty of a class A
             992      misdemeanor.
             993          (7) A person who knowingly violates any requirement of an applicable implementation
             994      plan adopted by the board, more than 30 days after having been notified in writing by the
             995      [executive secretary] director that the person is violating the requirement, knowingly violates
             996      an order issued under Subsection 19-2-110 (1)[(a)], or knowingly handles or disposes of
             997      asbestos in violation of a rule made under this chapter is guilty of a third degree felony and
             998      subject to imprisonment under Section 76-3-203 and a fine of not more than $25,000 per day of
             999      violation in the case of the first offense, and not more than $50,000 per day of violation in the
             1000      case of subsequent offenses.
             1001          (8) (a) As used in this section:
             1002          (i) "Hazardous air pollutant" means any hazardous air pollutant listed under 42 U.S.C.
             1003      Sec. 7412 or any extremely hazardous substance listed under 42 U.S.C. Sec. 11002(a)(2).
             1004          (ii) "Organization" means a legal entity, other than a government, established or
             1005      organized for any purpose, and includes a corporation, company, association, firm, partnership,
             1006      joint stock company, foundation, institution, trust, society, union, or any other association of
             1007      persons.
             1008          (iii) "Serious bodily injury" means bodily injury which involves a substantial risk of
             1009      death, unconsciousness, extreme physical pain, protracted and obvious disfigurement, or


             1010      protracted loss or impairment of the function of a bodily member, organ, or mental faculty.
             1011          (b) (i) A person is guilty of a class A misdemeanor and subject to imprisonment under
             1012      Section 76-3-204 and a fine of not more than $25,000 per day of violation if that person with
             1013      criminal negligence:
             1014          (A) releases into the ambient air any hazardous air pollutant; and
             1015          (B) places another person in imminent danger of death or serious bodily injury.
             1016          (ii) As used in this Subsection (8)(b), "person" does not include an employee who is
             1017      carrying out the employee's normal activities and who is not a part of senior management
             1018      personnel or a corporate officer.
             1019          (c) A person is guilty of a second degree felony and is subject to imprisonment under
             1020      Section 76-3-203 and a fine of not more than $50,000 per day of violation if that person:
             1021          (i) knowingly releases into the ambient air any hazardous air pollutant; and
             1022          (ii) knows at the time that the person is placing another person in imminent danger of
             1023      death or serious bodily injury.
             1024          (d) If a person is an organization, it shall, upon conviction of violating Subsection
             1025      (8)(c), be subject to a fine of not more than $1,000,000.
             1026          (e) (i) A defendant who is an individual is considered to have acted knowingly under
             1027      Subsections (8)(c) and (d), if:
             1028          (A) the defendant's conduct placed another person in imminent danger of death or
             1029      serious bodily injury; and
             1030          (B) the defendant was aware of or believed that there was an imminent danger of death
             1031      or serious bodily injury to another person.
             1032          (ii) Knowledge possessed by a person other than the defendant may not be attributed to
             1033      the defendant.
             1034          (iii) Circumstantial evidence may be used to prove that the defendant possessed actual
             1035      knowledge, including evidence that the defendant took affirmative steps to be shielded from
             1036      receiving relevant information.
             1037          (f) (i) It is an affirmative defense to prosecution under this Subsection (8) that the


             1038      conduct charged was freely consented to by the person endangered and that the danger and
             1039      conduct charged were reasonably foreseeable hazards of:
             1040          (A) an occupation, a business, a profession; or
             1041          (B) medical treatment or medical or scientific experimentation conducted by
             1042      professionally approved methods and the other person was aware of the risks involved prior to
             1043      giving consent.
             1044          (ii) The defendant has the burden of proof to establish any affirmative defense under
             1045      this Subsection (8)(f) and shall prove that defense by a preponderance of the evidence.
             1046          (9) (a) Except as provided in Subsection (9)(b), and unless prohibited by federal law,
             1047      all penalties assessed and collected under the authority of this section shall be deposited in the
             1048      General Fund.
             1049          (b) The department may reimburse itself and local governments from money collected
             1050      from civil penalties for extraordinary expenses incurred in environmental enforcement
             1051      activities.
             1052          (c) The department shall regulate reimbursements by making rules in accordance with
             1053      Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act, that:
             1054          (i) define qualifying environmental enforcement activities; and
             1055          (ii) define qualifying extraordinary expenses.
             1056          Section 15. Section 19-2-116 is amended to read:
             1057           19-2-116. Injunction or other remedies to prevent violations -- Civil actions not
             1058      abridged.
             1059          (1) Action under Section 19-2-115 does not bar enforcement of this chapter, or any of
             1060      the rules adopted under it or any orders made under it by injunction or other appropriate
             1061      remedy. The [board] director has the power to institute and maintain in the name of the state
             1062      any and all enforcement proceedings.
             1063          (2) This chapter does not abridge, limit, impair, create, enlarge, or otherwise affect
             1064      substantively or procedurally the right of any person to damages or other relief on account of
             1065      injury to persons or property and to maintain any action or other appropriate proceeding for this


             1066      purpose.
             1067          (3) (a) In addition to any other remedy created in this chapter, the director may initiate
             1068      an action for appropriate injunctive relief:
             1069          (i) upon failure of any person to comply with:
             1070          (A) any provision of this chapter [or];
             1071          (B) any rule adopted under [it] this chapter; or
             1072          (C) any final order made by the board, the [executive secretary] director, or the
             1073      executive director; and
             1074          (ii) when it appears necessary for the protection of health and welfare[, the board may
             1075      initiate through its executive secretary an action for appropriate injunctive relief].
             1076          (b) The attorney general shall bring injunctive relief actions on request.
             1077          (c) A bond is not required.
             1078          Section 16. Section 19-2-117 is amended to read:
             1079           19-2-117. Attorney general as legal advisor to board -- Duties of attorney general
             1080      and county attorneys.
             1081          (1) The attorney general is the legal advisor to the board and [its executive secretary]
             1082      the director and shall defend them or any of them in all actions or proceedings brought against
             1083      them or any of them.
             1084          (2) The county attorney in the county in which a cause of action arises may, upon
             1085      request of the board or [its executive secretary] the director, bring any action, civil or criminal,
             1086      to abate a condition which exists in violation of, or to prosecute for the violation of or to
             1087      enforce, this chapter or the standards, orders, or rules of the board or the [executive secretary]
             1088      director issued under this chapter.
             1089          (3) The [board or its executive secretary] director may bring any action and be
             1090      represented by the attorney general.
             1091          (4) In the event any person fails to comply with a cease and desist order of the board or
             1092      [its executive secretary] the director that is not subject to a stay pending administrative or
             1093      judicial review, the [board] director may[, through its executive secretary,] initiate an action


             1094      for, and is entitled to, injunctive relief to prevent any further or continued violation of the
             1095      order.
             1096          Section 17. Section 19-2-120 is amended to read:
             1097           19-2-120. Information required of owners or operators of air contaminant
             1098      sources.
             1099          The owner or operator of any stationary air contaminant source in the state shall furnish
             1100      to the [board] director the reports required [under] by rules made in accordance with Section
             1101      19-2-104 and any other information the [board] director finds necessary to determine whether
             1102      the source is in compliance with state and federal regulations and standards. The information
             1103      shall be correlated with applicable emission standards or limitations and shall be available to
             1104      the public during normal business hours at the office of the [department] division.
             1105          Section 18. Section 19-3-102 is amended to read:
             1106           19-3-102. Definitions.
             1107          As used in this chapter:
             1108          (1) "Board" means the Radiation Control Board created under Section 19-1-106 .
             1109          (2) (a) "Broker" means a person who performs one or more of the following functions
             1110      for a generator:
             1111          (i) arranges for transportation of the radioactive waste;
             1112          (ii) collects or consolidates shipments of radioactive waste; or
             1113          (iii) processes radioactive waste in some manner.
             1114          (b) "Broker" does not include a carrier whose sole function is to transport the
             1115      radioactive waste.
             1116          (3) "Byproduct material" has the same meaning as in 42 U.S.C. Sec. 2014(e)(2).
             1117          (4) "Class B and class C low-level radioactive waste" has the same meaning as in 10
             1118      CFR 61.55.
             1119          [(5) "Executive secretary" means the executive secretary of the board.]
             1120          (5) "Director" means the director of the Division of Radiation Control.
             1121          (6) "Division" means the Division of Radiation Control, created in Subsection


             1122      19-1-105 (1)(d).
             1123          [(6)] (7) "Generator" means a person who:
             1124          (a) possesses any material or component:
             1125          (i) that contains radioactivity or is radioactively contaminated; and
             1126          (ii) for which the person foresees no further use; and
             1127          (b) transfers the material or component to:
             1128          (i) a commercial radioactive waste treatment or disposal facility; or
             1129          (ii) a broker.
             1130          [(7)] (8) (a) "High-level nuclear waste" means spent reactor fuel assemblies,
             1131      dismantled nuclear reactor components, and solid and liquid wastes from fuel reprocessing and
             1132      defense-related wastes.
             1133          (b) "High-level nuclear waste" does not include medical or institutional wastes,
             1134      naturally-occurring radioactive materials, or uranium mill tailings.
             1135          [(8)] (9) (a) "Low-level radioactive waste" means waste material which contains
             1136      radioactive nuclides emitting primarily beta or gamma radiation, or both, in concentrations or
             1137      quantities which exceed applicable federal or state standards for unrestricted release.
             1138          (b) "Low-level radioactive waste" does not include waste containing more than 100
             1139      nanocuries of transuranic contaminants per gram of material, nor spent reactor fuel, nor
             1140      material classified as either high-level waste or waste which is unsuited for disposal by
             1141      near-surface burial under any applicable federal regulations.
             1142          [(9)] (10) "Radiation" means ionizing and nonionizing radiation, including gamma
             1143      rays, X-rays, alpha and beta particles, high speed electrons, and other nuclear particles.
             1144          [(10)] (11) "Radioactive" means any solid, liquid, or gas which emits radiation
             1145      spontaneously from decay of unstable nuclei.
             1146          Section 19. Section 19-3-103 is amended to read:
             1147           19-3-103. Radiation Control Board -- Members -- Organization -- Meetings -- Per
             1148      diem and expenses.
             1149          (1) The board [created under Section 19-1-106 comprises 13] consists of the following


             1150      nine members[, one of whom shall be]:
             1151          (a) the following non-voting member, except that the member may vote to break a tie
             1152      vote between the voting members:
             1153          (i) the executive director[,]; or [his designee, and the remainder of whom shall be]
             1154          (ii) an employee of the department designated by the executive director; and
             1155          (b) the following eight voting members, who shall be appointed by the governor with
             1156      the consent of the Senate[.]:
             1157          (i) one representative who is:
             1158          (A) a health physicist; or
             1159          (B) a professional employed in the field of radiation safety;
             1160          (ii) two government representatives who do not represent the federal government;
             1161          (iii) one representative from the radioactive waste management industry;
             1162          (iv) one representative from the uranium milling industry;
             1163          (v) one representative from the regulated industry who is knowledgeable about
             1164      radiation control regulatory issues;
             1165          (vi) one representative from the public who represents:
             1166          (A) an environmental nongovernmental organization; or
             1167          (B) a nongovernmental organization that represents community interests and does not
             1168      represent industry interests; and
             1169          (vii) one representative from the public who is trained and experienced in public
             1170      health.
             1171          [(2) No more than six appointed members shall be from the same political party.]
             1172          [(3)] (2) [The appointed members] A member of the board shall:
             1173          (a) be knowledgeable about radiation protection [and shall be as follows:], as
             1174      evidenced by a professional degree, a professional accreditation, or documented experience;
             1175          [(a) one physician;]
             1176          [(b) one dentist;]
             1177          [(c) one health physicist or other professional employed in the field of radiation safety;]


             1178          [(d) three representatives of regulated industry, at least one of whom represents the
             1179      radioactive waste management industry, and at least one of whom represents the uranium
             1180      milling industry;]
             1181          [(e) one registrant or licensee representative from academia;]
             1182          [(f) one representative of a local health department;]
             1183          [(g) one elected county official; and]
             1184          [(h) three members of the general public, at least one of whom represents organized
             1185      environmental interests.]
             1186          (b) be a resident of Utah;
             1187          (c) attend board meetings in accordance with the attendance rules made by the
             1188      department under Subsection 19-1-201 (1)(d)(i)(A); and
             1189          (d) comply with all applicable statutes, rules, and policies, including the conflict of
             1190      interest rules made by the department under Subsection 19-1-201 (1)(d)(i)(B).
             1191          (3) No more than five appointed members shall be from the same political party.
             1192          (4) (a) [Except as required by Subsection (4)(b), as terms of current board members
             1193      expire, the] The governor shall appoint each new member or reappointed member to a
             1194      four-year term.
             1195          (b) Notwithstanding the requirements of Subsection (4)(a), the governor shall, at the
             1196      time of appointment or reappointment, adjust the length of terms to ensure that the terms of
             1197      board members are staggered so that [approximately] half of the appointed board is appointed
             1198      every two years.
             1199          (c) (i) Notwithstanding Subsection (4)(a), the term of a board member who is
             1200      appointed before July 1, 2012, shall expire on June 30, 2012.
             1201          (ii) On July 1, 2012, the governor shall appoint or reappoint board members in
             1202      accordance with this section.
             1203          (5) Each board member is eligible for reappointment to more than one term.
             1204          (6) Each board member shall continue in office until the expiration of his term and
             1205      until a successor is appointed, but not more than 90 days after the expiration of his term.


             1206          (7) When a vacancy occurs in the membership for any reason, the replacement shall be
             1207      appointed for the unexpired term by the governor, after considering recommendations by the
             1208      department and with the consent of the Senate.
             1209          (8) The board shall annually elect a chair and vice chair from its members.
             1210          (9) The board shall meet at least quarterly. Other meetings may be called by the chair,
             1211      by the [executive secretary] director, or upon the request of three members of the board.
             1212          (10) Reasonable notice shall be given each member of the board prior to any meeting.
             1213          (11) [Seven] Five members constitute a quorum. The action of a majority of the
             1214      members present is the action of the board.
             1215          (12) A member may not receive compensation or benefits for the member's service, but
             1216      may receive per diem and travel expenses in accordance with:
             1217          (a) Section 63A-3-106 ;
             1218          (b) Section 63A-3-107 ; and
             1219          (c) rules made by the Division of Finance pursuant to Sections 63A-3-106 and
             1220      63A-3-107 .
             1221          Section 20. Section 19-3-103.5 is amended to read:
             1222           19-3-103.5. Board authority and duties.
             1223          (1) The board may:
             1224          (a) make rules in accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah Administrative
             1225      Rulemaking Act, that are necessary to implement the provisions of the Radiation Control Act;
             1226          [(a) require submittal of specifications or other information relating to licensing
             1227      applications for radioactive materials or registration of radiation sources for review, approval,
             1228      disapproval, or termination;]
             1229          (b) recommend that the director:
             1230          [(b)] (i) issue orders necessary to enforce the provisions of this part[,];
             1231          (ii) enforce the orders by appropriate administrative and judicial proceedings[, and]; or
             1232          (iii) institute judicial proceedings to secure compliance with this part;
             1233          (c) (i) hold a hearing that is not an adjudicative proceeding [and compel the attendance


             1234      of witnesses, the production of documents, and other evidence, administer oaths and take
             1235      testimony, and receive evidence it finds proper, or]; or
             1236          (ii) appoint hearing officers to conduct a hearing that is not an adjudicative proceeding[
             1237      and authorize them to exercise the powers under this Subsection (1)];
             1238          [(ii) receive a proposed dispositive action from an administrative law judge as provided
             1239      by Section 19-1-301 ; and]
             1240          [(iii) (A) approve, approve with modifications, or disapprove a proposed dispositive
             1241      action; or]
             1242          [(B) return the proposed dispositive action to the administrative law judge for further
             1243      action as directed;]
             1244          [(d) settle or compromise any administrative or civil action initiated to compel
             1245      compliance with this part or any rules adopted under this part;]
             1246          [(e) advise, consult, cooperate with, and provide technical assistance to other agencies
             1247      of the state and federal government, other states, interstate agencies, and affected groups,
             1248      political subdivisions, industries, and other persons in carrying out the provisions of this part;]
             1249          [(f) promote the planning and application of pollution prevention and radioactive waste
             1250      minimization measures to prevent the unnecessary waste and depletion of natural resources;]
             1251          [(g) cooperate with any persons in studies, research, or demonstration projects
             1252      regarding radioactive waste management or control of radiation sources;]
             1253          [(h)] (d) accept, receive, and administer grants or other funds or gifts from public and
             1254      private agencies, including the federal government, for the purpose of carrying out any of the
             1255      functions of this part; or
             1256          [(i) exercise all incidental powers necessary to carry out the purposes of this part;]
             1257          [(j) submit an application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for approval as an
             1258      accrediting body in accordance with 42 U.S.C. 263b, Mammography Quality Standards Act of
             1259      1992;]
             1260          [(k) accredit mammography facilities, pursuant to approval as an accrediting body from
             1261      the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, in accordance with 42 U.S.C. 263b, Mammography


             1262      Quality Standards Act of 1992; and]
             1263          [(l) review the qualifications of and issue certificates of approval to individuals who
             1264      survey mammography equipment and oversee quality assurance practices at mammography
             1265      facilities.]
             1266          (e) order the director to impound radioactive material in accordance with Section
             1267      19-3-111 .
             1268          (2) The board shall:
             1269          [(a) receive a proposed dispositive action from an administrative law judge on an
             1270      appeal of final decisions made by the executive secretary as provided by Section 19-1-301 ;]
             1271          [(b)] (a) prepare a radioactive waste management plan in compliance with Section
             1272      19-3-107 as soon as practicable; [and]
             1273          [(c) impound radioactive material as authorized in Section 19-3-111 .]
             1274          [(3) Representatives of the board upon presentation of appropriate credentials may
             1275      enter at reasonable times upon the premises of public and private properties subject to
             1276      regulation under this part to perform inspections to insure compliance with this part and rules
             1277      made by the board.]
             1278          (b) promote the planning and application of pollution prevention and radioactive waste
             1279      minimization measures to prevent the unnecessary waste and depletion of natural resources;
             1280          (c) to ensure compliance with applicable statutes and regulations:
             1281          (i) review a settlement negotiated by the director in accordance with Subsection
             1282      19-3-108 (3)(b) that requires a civil penalty of $25,000 or more; and
             1283          (ii) approve or disapprove the settlement;
             1284          (d) submit an application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for approval as an
             1285      accrediting body in accordance with 42 U.S.C. 263b, Mammography Quality Standards Act of
             1286      1992;
             1287          (e) accredit mammography facilities, pursuant to approval as an accrediting body from
             1288      the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, in accordance with 42 U.S.C. 263b, Mammography
             1289      Quality Standards Act of 1992; and


             1290          (f) review the qualifications of, and issue certificates of approval to, individuals who:
             1291          (i) survey mammography equipment; or
             1292          (ii) oversee quality assurance practices at mammography facilities.
             1293          (3) The board may not issue, amend, renew, modify, revoke, or terminate any of the
             1294      following that are subject to the authority granted to the director under Section 19-3-108 :
             1295          (a) a permit;
             1296          (b) a license;
             1297          (c) a registration;
             1298          (d) a certification; or
             1299          (e) another administrative authorization made by the director.
             1300          (4) A board member may not speak or act for the board unless the board member is
             1301      authorized by a majority of a quorum of the board in a vote taken at a meeting of the board.
             1302          Section 21. Section 19-3-104 is amended to read:
             1303           19-3-104. Registration and licensing of radiation sources by department --
             1304      Assessment of fees -- Rulemaking authority and procedure -- Siting criteria.
             1305          (1) As used in this section:
             1306          (a) "Decommissioning" includes financial assurance.
             1307          (b) "Source material" and "byproduct material" have the same definitions as in 42
             1308      U.S.C.A. 2014, Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended.
             1309          (2) The [board] division may require the registration or licensing of radiation sources
             1310      that constitute a significant health hazard.
             1311          (3) All sources of ionizing radiation, including ionizing radiation producing machines,
             1312      shall be registered or licensed by the department.
             1313          (4) The board may make rules:
             1314          (a) necessary for controlling exposure to sources of radiation that constitute a
             1315      significant health hazard;
             1316          (b) to meet the requirements of federal law relating to radiation control to ensure the
             1317      radiation control program under this part is qualified to maintain primacy from the federal


             1318      government;
             1319          (c) to establish:
             1320          (i) board accreditation requirements and procedures for mammography facilities; and
             1321          (ii) certification procedure and qualifications for persons who survey mammography
             1322      equipment and oversee quality assurance practices at mammography facilities; and
             1323          (d) as necessary regarding the possession, use, transfer, or delivery of source and
             1324      byproduct material and the disposal of byproduct material to establish requirements for:
             1325          (i) the licensing, operation, decontamination, and decommissioning, including financial
             1326      assurances; and
             1327          (ii) the reclamation of sites, structures, and equipment used in conjunction with the
             1328      activities described in this Subsection (4).
             1329          (5) (a) On and after January 1, 2003, a fee is imposed for the regulation of source and
             1330      byproduct material and the disposal of byproduct material at uranium mills or commercial
             1331      waste facilities, as provided in this Subsection (5).
             1332          (b) On and after January 1, 2003 through March 30, 2003:
             1333          (i) $6,667 per month for uranium mills or commercial sites disposing of or
             1334      reprocessing byproduct material; and
             1335          (ii) $4,167 per month for those uranium mills the [executive secretary] director has
             1336      determined are on standby status.
             1337          (c) On and after March 31, 2003 through June 30, 2003 the same fees as in Subsection
             1338      (5)(b) apply, but only if the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission grants to Utah an
             1339      amendment for agreement state status for uranium recovery regulation on or before March 30,
             1340      2003.
             1341          (d) If the Nuclear Regulatory Commission does not grant the amendment for state
             1342      agreement status on or before March 30, 2003, fees under Subsection (5)(e) do not apply and
             1343      are not required to be paid until on and after the later date of:
             1344          (i) October 1, 2003; or
             1345          (ii) the date the Nuclear Regulatory Commission grants to Utah an amendment for


             1346      agreement state status for uranium recovery regulation.
             1347          (e) For the payment periods beginning on and after July 1, 2003, the department shall
             1348      establish the fees required under Subsection (5)(a) under Section 63J-1-504 , subject to the
             1349      restrictions under Subsection (5)(d).
             1350          (f) The [department] division shall deposit fees it receives under this Subsection (5)
             1351      into the Environmental Quality Restricted Account created in Section 19-1-108 .
             1352          (6) (a) The [department] division shall assess fees for registration, licensing, and
             1353      inspection of radiation sources under this section.
             1354          (b) The [department] division shall comply with the requirements of Section 63J-1-504
             1355      in assessing fees for licensure and registration.
             1356          (7) The [department] division shall coordinate its activities with the Department of
             1357      Health rules made under Section 26-21a-203 .
             1358          (8) (a) Except as provided in Subsection (9), the board may not adopt rules, for the
             1359      purpose of the state assuming responsibilities from the United States Nuclear Regulatory
             1360      Commission with respect to regulation of sources of ionizing radiation, that are more stringent
             1361      than the corresponding federal regulations which address the same circumstances.
             1362          (b) In adopting those rules, the board may incorporate corresponding federal
             1363      regulations by reference.
             1364          (9) (a) The board may adopt rules more stringent than corresponding federal
             1365      regulations for the purpose described in Subsection (8) only if it makes a written finding after
             1366      public comment and hearing and based on evidence in the record that corresponding federal
             1367      regulations are not adequate to protect public health and the environment of the state.
             1368          (b) Those findings shall be accompanied by an opinion referring to and evaluating the
             1369      public health and environmental information and studies contained in the record which form
             1370      the basis for the board's conclusion.
             1371          (10) (a) The board shall by rule:
             1372          (i) authorize independent qualified experts to conduct inspections required under this
             1373      chapter of x-ray facilities registered with the division; and


             1374          (ii) establish qualifications and certification procedures necessary for independent
             1375      experts to conduct these inspections.
             1376          (b) Independent experts under this Subsection (10) are not considered employees or
             1377      representatives of the division or the state when conducting the inspections.
             1378          (11) (a) The board may by rule establish criteria for siting commercial low-level
             1379      radioactive waste treatment or disposal facilities, subject to the prohibition imposed by Section
             1380      19-3-103.7 .
             1381          (b) Subject to Subsection 19-3-105 (10), any facility under Subsection (11)(a) for which
             1382      a radioactive material license is required by this section shall comply with those criteria.
             1383          (c) Subject to Subsection 19-3-105 (10), a facility may not receive a radioactive
             1384      material license until siting criteria have been established by the board. The criteria also apply
             1385      to facilities that have applied for but not received a radioactive material license.
             1386          (12) The board shall by rule establish financial assurance requirements for closure and
             1387      postclosure care of radioactive waste land disposal facilities, taking into account existing
             1388      financial assurance requirements.
             1389          Section 22. Section 19-3-105 is amended to read:
             1390           19-3-105. Definitions -- Legislative and gubernatorial approval required for
             1391      radioactive waste license -- Exceptions -- Application for new, renewed, or amended
             1392      license.
             1393          (1) As used in this section:
             1394          (a) "Alternate feed material" has the same definition as provided in Section 59-24-102 .
             1395          (b) (i) "Class A low-level radioactive waste" means:
             1396          (A) radioactive waste that is classified as class A waste under 10 C.F.R. 61.55; and
             1397          (B) radium-226 up to a maximum radionuclide concentration level of 10,000
             1398      picocuries per gram.
             1399          (ii) "Class A low-level radioactive waste" does not include:
             1400          (A) uranium mill tailings;
             1401          (B) naturally occurring radioactive materials; or


             1402          (C) the following radionuclides if classified as "special nuclear material" under the
             1403      Atomic Energy Act of 1954, 42 U.S.C. 2014:
             1404          (I) uranium-233; and
             1405          (II) uranium-235 with a radionuclide concentration level greater than the concentration
             1406      limits for specific conditions and enrichments established by an order of the Nuclear
             1407      Regulatory Commission:
             1408          (Aa) to ensure criticality safety for a radioactive waste facility in the state; and
             1409          (Bb) in response to a request, submitted prior to January 1, 2004, from a radioactive
             1410      waste facility in the state to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to amend the facility's special
             1411      nuclear material exemption order.
             1412          (c) (i) "Radioactive waste facility" or "facility" means a facility that receives, transfers,
             1413      stores, decays in storage, treats, or disposes of radioactive waste:
             1414          (A) commercially for profit; or
             1415          (B) generated at locations other than the radioactive waste facility.
             1416          (ii) "Radioactive waste facility" does not include a facility that receives:
             1417          (A) alternate feed material for reprocessing; or
             1418          (B) radioactive waste from a location in the state designated as a processing site under
             1419      42 U.S.C. 7912(f).
             1420          (d) "Radioactive waste license" or "license" means a radioactive material license issued
             1421      by the [executive secretary] director under Subsection 19-3-108 (2)[(c)(i)](d), to own, construct,
             1422      modify, or operate a radioactive waste facility.
             1423          (2) The provisions of this section are subject to the prohibition under Section
             1424      19-3-103.7 .
             1425          (3) Subject to Subsection (10), a person may not own, construct, modify, or operate a
             1426      radioactive waste facility without:
             1427          (a) having received a radioactive waste license for the facility;
             1428          (b) meeting the requirements established by rule under Section 19-3-104 ;
             1429          (c) the approval of the governing body of the municipality or county responsible for


             1430      local planning and zoning where the radioactive waste is or will be located; and
             1431          (d) subsequent to meeting the requirements of Subsections (3)(a) through (c), the
             1432      approval of the governor and the Legislature.
             1433          (4) Subject to Subsection (10), a new radioactive waste license application, or an
             1434      application to renew or amend an existing radioactive waste license, is subject to the
             1435      requirements of Subsections (3)(b) through (d) if the application, renewal, or amendment:
             1436          (a) specifies a different geographic site than a previously submitted application;
             1437          (b) would cost 50% or more of the cost of construction of the original radioactive
             1438      waste facility or the modification would result in an increase in capacity or throughput of a
             1439      cumulative total of 50% of the total capacity or throughput which was approved in the facility
             1440      license as of January 1, 1990, or the initial approval facility license if the initial license
             1441      approval is subsequent to January 1, 1990; or
             1442          (c) requests approval to receive, transfer, store, decay in storage, treat, or dispose of
             1443      radioactive waste having a higher radionuclide concentration limit than allowed, under an
             1444      existing approved license held by the facility, for the specific type of waste to be received,
             1445      transferred, stored, decayed in storage, treated, or disposed of.
             1446          (5) The requirements of Subsection (4)(c) do not apply to an application to renew or
             1447      amend an existing radioactive waste license if:
             1448          (a) the radioactive waste facility requesting the renewal or amendment has received a
             1449      license prior to January 1, 2004; and
             1450          (b) the application to renew or amend its license is limited to a request to approve the
             1451      receipt, transfer, storage, decay in storage, treatment, or disposal of class A low-level
             1452      radioactive waste.
             1453          (6) A radioactive waste facility which receives a new radioactive waste license after
             1454      May 3, 2004, is subject to the requirements of Subsections (3)(b) through (d) for any license
             1455      application, renewal, or amendment that requests approval to receive, transfer, store, decay in
             1456      storage, treat, or dispose of radioactive waste not previously approved under an existing license
             1457      held by the facility.


             1458          (7) If the board finds that approval of additional radioactive waste license applications,
             1459      renewals, or amendments will result in inadequate oversight, monitoring, or licensure
             1460      compliance and enforcement of existing and any additional radioactive waste facilities, the
             1461      board shall suspend acceptance of further applications for radioactive waste licenses. The
             1462      board shall report the suspension to the Legislative Management Committee.
             1463          (8) The [board] director shall review each proposed radioactive waste license
             1464      application to determine whether the application complies with the provisions of this chapter
             1465      and the rules of the board.
             1466          (9) (a) If the radioactive waste license application is determined to be complete, the
             1467      [board] director shall issue a notice of completeness.
             1468          (b) If the [board] director determines that the radioactive waste license application is
             1469      incomplete, the [board] director shall issue a notice of deficiency, listing the additional
             1470      information to be provided by the applicant to complete the application.
             1471          (10) The requirements of Subsections (3)(c) and (d) and Subsection 19-3-104 (11) do
             1472      not apply to:
             1473          (a) a radioactive waste license that is in effect on December 31, 2006, including all
             1474      amendments to the license that have taken effect as of December 31, 2006;
             1475          (b) a license application for a facility in existence as of December 31, 2006, unless the
             1476      license application includes an area beyond the facility boundary approved in the license
             1477      described in Subsection (10)(a); or
             1478          (c) an application to renew or amend a license described in Subsection (10)(a), unless
             1479      the renewal or amendment includes an area beyond the facility boundary approved in the
             1480      license described in Subsection (10)(a).
             1481          Section 23. Section 19-3-106.4 is amended to read:
             1482           19-3-106.4. Generator site access permits.
             1483          (1) A generator or broker may not transfer radioactive waste to a commercial
             1484      radioactive waste treatment or disposal facility in the state without first obtaining a generator
             1485      site access permit from the [executive secretary] director.


             1486          (2) The board may make rules pursuant to Section 19-3-104 governing a generator site
             1487      access permit program.
             1488          (3) (a) Except as provided in Subsection (3)(b), the [department] division shall
             1489      establish fees for generator site access permits in accordance with Section 63J-1-504 .
             1490          (b) On and after July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2002, the fees are:
             1491          (i) $1,300 for generators transferring 1,000 or more cubic feet of radioactive waste per
             1492      year;
             1493          (ii) $500 for generators transferring less than 1,000 cubic feet of radioactive waste per
             1494      year; and
             1495          (iii) $5,000 for brokers.
             1496          (c) The [department] division shall deposit fees received under this section into the
             1497      Environmental Quality Restricted Account created in Section 19-1-108 .
             1498          (4) This section does not apply to a generator or broker transferring radioactive waste
             1499      to a uranium mill licensed under 10 C.F.R. Part 40, Domestic Licensing of Source Material.
             1500          Section 24. Section 19-3-108 is amended to read:
             1501           19-3-108. Powers and duties of director.
             1502          (1) The executive director shall appoint [an executive secretary, with the approval of
             1503      the board, to] the director. The director shall serve under the administrative direction of the
             1504      executive director.
             1505          (2) The [executive secretary may] director shall:
             1506          (a) develop programs to promote and protect the public from radiation sources in the
             1507      state;
             1508          (b) advise, consult, [and] cooperate with, and provide technical assistance to other
             1509      agencies, states, the federal government, political subdivisions, industries, and other [groups to
             1510      further the purposes of this chapter] persons in carrying out the provisions of the Radiation
             1511      Control Act;
             1512          [(c) as authorized by the board:]
             1513          (c) receive specifications or other information relating to licensing applications for


             1514      radioactive materials or registration of radiation sources for review, approval, disapproval, or
             1515      termination;
             1516          [(i)] (d) issue permits, licenses, registrations, [and] certifications, and other
             1517      administrative authorizations;
             1518          [(ii)] (e) review and approve plans;
             1519          [(iii) enforce rules through the issuance of orders and]
             1520          (f) assess penalties in accordance with Section 19-3-109 ;
             1521          [(iv)] (g) impound radioactive material under Section 19-3-111 ; [and]
             1522          [(v) authorize employees or representatives of the department to enter at reasonable
             1523      times and upon reasonable notice in and upon public or private property for the purpose of
             1524      inspecting and investigating conditions and records concerning radiation sources.]
             1525          (h) issue orders necessary to enforce the provisions of this part, enforce the orders by
             1526      appropriate administrative and judicial proceedings, or institute judicial proceedings to secure
             1527      compliance with this part; and
             1528          (i) as authorized by the board and subject to the provisions of this chapter, act as
             1529      executive secretary of the board under the direction of the chairman of the board.
             1530          (3) The director may:
             1531          (a) cooperate with any person in studies, research, or demonstration projects regarding
             1532      radioactive waste management or control of radiation sources;
             1533          (b) subject to Subsection 19-3-103.5 (2)(c), settle or compromise any civil action
             1534      initiated by the division to compel compliance with this chapter or the rules made under this
             1535      chapter; or
             1536          (c) authorize employees or representatives of the department to enter, at reasonable
             1537      times and upon reasonable notice, in and upon public or private property for the purpose of
             1538      inspecting and investigating conditions and records concerning radiation sources.
             1539          Section 25. Section 19-3-109 is amended to read:
             1540           19-3-109. Civil penalties -- Appeals.
             1541          (1) A person who violates any provision of Sections 19-3-104 through 19-3-113 , any


             1542      rule or order issued under the authority of those sections, or the terms of a license, permit, or
             1543      registration certificate issued under the authority of those sections is subject to a civil penalty
             1544      not to exceed $5,000 for each violation.
             1545          (2) The [board] director may assess and make a demand for payment of a penalty under
             1546      this section and may compromise or remit that penalty.
             1547          (3) In order to make demand for payment of a penalty assessed under this section, the
             1548      [board] director shall issue a notice of agency action, specifying, in addition to the
             1549      requirements for notices of agency action contained in Title 63G, Chapter 4, Administrative
             1550      Procedures Act:
             1551          (a) the date, facts, and nature of each act or omission charged;
             1552          (b) the provision of the statute, rule, order, license, permit, or registration certificate
             1553      that is alleged to have been violated;
             1554          (c) each penalty that the [bureau] director proposes to impose, together with the
             1555      amount and date of effect of that penalty; and
             1556          (d) that failure to pay the penalty or respond may result in a civil action for collection.
             1557          (4) A person notified according to Subsection (3) may request an adjudicative
             1558      proceeding.
             1559          (5) Upon request by the [board] director, the attorney general may institute a civil
             1560      action to collect a penalty imposed under this section.
             1561          (6) (a) Except as provided in Subsection (6)(b), the department shall deposit all money
             1562      collected from civil penalties imposed under this section into the General Fund.
             1563          (b) The department may reimburse itself and local governments from money collected
             1564      from civil penalties for extraordinary expenses incurred in environmental enforcement
             1565      activities.
             1566          (c) The department shall regulate reimbursements by making rules that:
             1567          (i) define qualifying environmental enforcement activities; and
             1568          (ii) define qualifying extraordinary expenses.
             1569          Section 26. Section 19-3-111 is amended to read:


             1570           19-3-111. Impounding of radioactive material.
             1571          (1) The [board] director may impound the radioactive material of any person if:
             1572          (a) the material poses an imminent threat or danger to the public health or safety; or
             1573          (b) that person is violating:
             1574          (i) any provision of Sections 19-3-104 through 19-3-113 ;
             1575          (ii) any rules or orders enacted or issued under the authority of those sections; or
             1576          (iii) the terms of a license, permit, or registration certificate issued under the authority
             1577      of those sections.
             1578          (2) Before any dispositive action may be taken with regard to impounded radioactive
             1579      materials, the [board] director shall comply with the procedures and requirements of Title 63G,
             1580      Chapter 4, Administrative Procedures Act and Section 19-1-301 .
             1581          Section 27. Section 19-4-102 is amended to read:
             1582           19-4-102. Definitions.
             1583          As used in this chapter:
             1584          (1) "Board" means the Drinking Water Board appointed under Section 19-4-103 .
             1585          (2) "Contaminant" means a physical, chemical, biological, or radiological substance or
             1586      matter in water.
             1587          [(3) "Executive secretary" means the executive secretary of the board.]
             1588          (3) "Director" means the director of the Division of Drinking Water.
             1589          (4) "Division" means the Division of Drinking Water, created in Subsection
             1590      19-1-105 (1)(b).
             1591          [(4)] (5) (a) "Groundwater source" means an underground opening from or through
             1592      which groundwater flows or is pumped from a subsurface water-bearing formation.
             1593          (b) "Groundwater source" includes:
             1594          (i) a well;
             1595          (ii) a spring;
             1596          (iii) a tunnel; or
             1597          (iv) an adit.


             1598          [(5)] (6) "Maximum contaminant level" means the maximum permissible level of a
             1599      contaminant in water that is delivered to a user of a public water system.
             1600          [(6)] (7) (a) "Public water system" means a system providing water for human
             1601      consumption and other domestic uses that:
             1602          (i) has at least 15 service connections; or
             1603          (ii) serves an average of 25 individuals daily for at least 60 days of the year.
             1604          (b) "Public water system" includes:
             1605          (i) a collection, treatment, storage, or distribution facility under the control of the
             1606      operator and used primarily in connection with the system; and
             1607          (ii) a collection, pretreatment, or storage facility used primarily in connection with the
             1608      system but not under the operator's control.
             1609          [(7)] (8) "Retail water supplier" means a person that:
             1610          (a) supplies water for human consumption and other domestic uses to an end user; and
             1611          (b) has more than 500 service connections.
             1612          [(8)] (9) "Supplier" means a person who owns or operates a public water system.
             1613          [(9)] (10) "Wholesale water supplier" means a person that provides most of that
             1614      person's water to a retail water supplier.
             1615          Section 28. Section 19-4-103 is amended to read:
             1616           19-4-103. Drinking Water Board -- Members -- Organization -- Meetings -- Per
             1617      diem and expenses.
             1618          (1) The board [created under Section 19-1-106 comprises 11 members, one of whom
             1619      is] consists of the following nine members:
             1620          (a) the following non-voting member, except that the member may vote to break a tie
             1621      vote between the voting members:
             1622          (i) the executive director [and the remainder of whom]; or
             1623          (ii) an employee of the department designated by the executive director; and
             1624          (b) the following eight voting members, who shall be appointed by the governor with
             1625      the consent of the Senate[.]:


             1626          (i) one representative who is a Utah-licensed professional engineer with expertise in
             1627      civil or sanitary engineering;
             1628          (ii) two representatives who are elected officials from a municipal government that is
             1629      involved in the management or operation of a public water system;
             1630          (iii) one representative from an improvement district, a water conservancy district, or a
             1631      metropolitan water district;
             1632          (iv) one representative from an entity that manages or operates a public water system;
             1633          (v) one representative from:
             1634          (A) the state water research community; or
             1635          (B) an institution of higher education that has comparable expertise in water research
             1636      to the state water research community;
             1637          (vi) one representative from the public who represents:
             1638          (A) an environmental nongovernmental organization; or
             1639          (B) a nongovernmental organization that represents community interests and does not
             1640      represent industry interests; and
             1641          (vii) one representative from the public who is trained and experienced in public
             1642      health.
             1643          [(2) No more than five appointed members shall be from the same political party.]
             1644          [(3)] (2) [The appointed members] A member of the board shall:
             1645          (a) be knowledgeable about drinking water and public water systems [and shall], as
             1646      evidenced by a professional degree, a professional accreditation, or documented experience;
             1647          (b) represent different geographical areas within the state insofar as practicable[.];
             1648          (c) be a resident of Utah;
             1649          (d) attend board meetings in accordance with the attendance rules made by the
             1650      department under Subsection 19-1-201 (1)(d)(i)(A); and
             1651          (e) comply with all applicable statutes, rules, and policies, including the conflict of
             1652      interest rules made by the department under Subsection 19-1-201 (1)(d)(i)(B).
             1653          (3) No more than five appointed members of the board shall be from the same political


             1654      party.
             1655          [(4) The 10 appointed members shall be appointed from the following areas:]
             1656          [(a) two elected officials of municipal government or their representatives involved in
             1657      management or operation of public water systems;]
             1658          [(b) two representatives of improvement districts, water conservancy districts, or
             1659      metropolitan water districts;]
             1660          [(c) one representative from an industry which manages or operates a public water
             1661      system;]
             1662          [(d) one registered professional engineer with expertise in civil or sanitary
             1663      engineering;]
             1664          [(e) one representative from the state water research community or from an institution
             1665      of higher education which has comparable expertise in water research;]
             1666          [(f) two representatives of the public who do not represent other interests named in this
             1667      section and who do not receive, and have not received during the past two years, a significant
             1668      portion of their income, directly or indirectly, from suppliers; and]
             1669          [(g) one representative from a local health department.]
             1670          [(5) (a) Members of the Utah Safe Drinking Water Committee created by Laws of Utah
             1671      1981, Chapter 126, shall serve as members of the board throughout the terms for which they
             1672      were appointed.]
             1673          [(b) Except as required by Subsection (5)(c), as]
             1674          (4) (a) As terms of current board members expire, the governor shall appoint each new
             1675      member or reappointed member to a four-year term.
             1676          [(c)] (b) Notwithstanding the requirements of Subsection [(5)(b)] (4)(a), the governor
             1677      shall, at the time of appointment or reappointment, adjust the length of terms to ensure that the
             1678      terms of board members are staggered so that [approximately] half of the appointed board is
             1679      appointed every two years.
             1680          (c) (i) Notwithstanding Subsection (4)(a), the term of a board member who is
             1681      appointed before May 1, 2013, shall expire on April 30, 2013.


             1682          (ii) On May 1, 2013, the governor shall appoint or reappoint board members in
             1683      accordance with this section.
             1684          [(6)] (5) When a vacancy occurs in the membership for any reason, the replacement
             1685      shall be appointed for the unexpired term.
             1686          [(7)] (6) Each member holds office until the expiration of the member's term, and until
             1687      a successor is appointed, but not for more than 90 days after the expiration of the term.
             1688          [(8)] (7) The board shall elect annually a chair and a vice chair from its members.
             1689          [(9)] (8) (a) The board shall meet at least quarterly.
             1690          (b) Special meetings may be called by the chair upon [his] the chair's own initiative,
             1691      upon the request of the [executive secretary] director, or upon the request of three members of
             1692      the board.
             1693          (c) Reasonable notice shall be given to each member of the board [prior to] before any
             1694      meeting.
             1695          [(10) Six] (9) Five members constitute a quorum at any meeting and the action of the
             1696      majority of the members present is the action of the board.
             1697          [(11)] (10) A member may not receive compensation or benefits for the member's
             1698      service, but may receive per diem and travel expenses in accordance with:
             1699          (a) Section 63A-3-106 ;
             1700          (b) Section 63A-3-107 ; and
             1701          (c) rules made by the Division of Finance pursuant to Sections 63A-3-106 and
             1702      63A-3-107 .
             1703          Section 29. Section 19-4-104 is amended to read:
             1704           19-4-104. Powers of board.
             1705          (1) (a) The board may[: (a)] make rules in accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah
             1706      Administrative Rulemaking Act:
             1707          (i) establishing standards that prescribe the maximum contaminant levels in any public
             1708      water system and provide for monitoring, record-keeping, and reporting of water quality related
             1709      matters;


             1710          (ii) governing design, construction, operation, and maintenance of public water
             1711      systems;
             1712          (iii) granting variances and exemptions to the requirements established under this
             1713      chapter that are not less stringent than those allowed under federal law;
             1714          (iv) protecting watersheds and water sources used for public water systems; and
             1715          (v) governing capacity development in compliance with Section 1420 of the federal
             1716      Safe Drinking Water Act, 42 U.S.C.A. Sec. 300f et seq.;
             1717          (b) The board may:
             1718          (i) order the director to:
             1719          [(b)] (A) issue orders necessary to enforce the provisions of this chapter[,];
             1720          (B) enforce the orders by appropriate administrative and judicial proceedings[, and]; or
             1721          (C) institute judicial proceedings to secure compliance with this chapter;
             1722          [(c) (i)] (ii) (A) hold a hearing that is not an adjudicative proceeding relating to the
             1723      administration of this chapter [and compel the attendance of witnesses, the production of
             1724      documents and other evidence, administer oaths and take testimony, and receive evidence as
             1725      necessary]; or
             1726          [(ii)] (B) appoint hearing officers to conduct a hearing that is not an adjudicative
             1727      proceeding [and authorize them to exercise powers under Subsection (1)(c)(i)]; or
             1728          [(iii) receive a proposed dispositive action from an administrative law judge as
             1729      provided by Section 19-1-301 ; and]
             1730          [(iv) (A) approve, approve with modifications, or disapprove a proposed dispositive
             1731      action; or]
             1732          [(B) return the proposed dispositive action to the administrative law judge for further
             1733      action as directed;]
             1734          [(d) require the submission to the executive secretary of plans and specifications for
             1735      construction of, substantial addition to, or alteration of public water systems for review and
             1736      approval by the board before that action begins and require any modifications or impose any
             1737      conditions that may be necessary to carry out the purposes of this chapter;]


             1738          [(e) advise, consult, cooperate with, provide technical assistance to, and enter into
             1739      agreements, contracts, or cooperative arrangements with state, federal, or interstate agencies,
             1740      municipalities, local health departments, educational institutions, or others necessary to carry
             1741      out the purposes of this chapter and to support the laws, ordinances, rules, and regulations of
             1742      local jurisdictions;]
             1743          [(f)] (iii) request and accept financial assistance from other public agencies, private
             1744      entities, and the federal government to carry out the purposes of this chapter[;].
             1745          [(g) develop and implement an emergency plan to protect the public when declining
             1746      drinking water quality or quantity creates a serious health risk and issue emergency orders if a
             1747      health risk is imminent;]
             1748          [(h) authorize employees or agents of the department, after reasonable notice and
             1749      presentation of credentials, to enter any part of a public water system at reasonable times to
             1750      inspect the facilities and water quality records required by board rules, conduct sanitary
             1751      surveys, take samples, and investigate the standard of operation and service delivered by public
             1752      water systems;]
             1753          [(i) meet the requirements of federal law related or pertaining to drinking water; and]
             1754          [(j) exercise all other incidental powers necessary to carry out the purpose of this
             1755      chapter.]
             1756          (c) The board shall:
             1757          (i) require the submission to the director of plans and specifications for construction of,
             1758      substantial addition to, or alteration of public water systems for review and approval by the
             1759      board before that action begins and require any modifications or impose any conditions that
             1760      may be necessary to carry out the purposes of this chapter;
             1761          (ii) advise, consult, cooperate with, provide technical assistance to, and enter into
             1762      agreements, contracts, or cooperative arrangements with state, federal, or interstate agencies,
             1763      municipalities, local health departments, educational institutions, and others necessary to carry
             1764      out the purposes of this chapter and to support the laws, ordinances, rules, and regulations of
             1765      local jurisdictions;


             1766          (iii) develop and implement an emergency plan to protect the public when declining
             1767      drinking water quality or quantity creates a serious health risk and issue emergency orders if a
             1768      health risk is imminent; and
             1769          (iv) meet the requirements of federal law related or pertaining to drinking water.
             1770          (2) (a) The board may adopt and enforce standards and establish fees for certification
             1771      of operators of any public water system.
             1772          (b) The board may not require certification of operators for a water system serving a
             1773      population of 800 or less except:
             1774          (i) to the extent required for compliance with Section 1419 of the federal Safe Drinking
             1775      Water Act, 42 U.S.C.A. 300f et seq.; and
             1776          (ii) for a system that is required to treat its drinking water.
             1777          (c) The certification program shall be funded from certification and renewal fees.
             1778          (3) Routine extensions or repairs of existing public water systems that comply with the
             1779      rules and do not alter the system's ability to provide an adequate supply of water are exempt
             1780      from the provisions of Subsection (1)[(d)](c)(i).
             1781          (4) (a) The board may adopt and enforce standards and establish fees for certification
             1782      of persons engaged in administering cross connection control programs or backflow prevention
             1783      assembly training, repair, and maintenance testing.
             1784          (b) The certification program shall be funded from certification and renewal fees.
             1785          (5) A board member may not speak or act for the board unless the board member is
             1786      authorized by a majority of a quorum of the board in a vote taken at a meeting of the board.
             1787          Section 30. Section 19-4-106 is amended to read:
             1788           19-4-106. Director -- Appointment -- Authority.
             1789          [An executive secretary to the board shall be appointed by the executive director, with
             1790      the approval of the board, and serve under the direction of the executive director. The
             1791      executive secretary may:]
             1792          (1) The executive director shall appoint the director. The director shall serve under the
             1793      administrative direction of the executive director.


             1794          (2) The director shall:
             1795          [(1)] (a) develop programs to promote and protect the quality of the public drinking
             1796      water supplies of the state;
             1797          [(2)] (b) advise, consult, and cooperate with other agencies of this and other states, the
             1798      federal government, and with other groups, political subdivisions, and industries in furtherance
             1799      of the purpose of this chapter;
             1800          [(3)] (c) review plans, specifications, and other data pertinent to proposed or expanded
             1801      water supply systems to [insure] ensure proper design and construction; and
             1802          [(4) as authorized by the board and]
             1803          (d) subject to the provisions of this chapter, enforce rules made by the board through
             1804      the issuance of orders which may be subsequently revoked, which rules may require:
             1805          [(a)] (i) discontinuance of use of unsatisfactory sources of drinking water;
             1806          [(b)] (ii) suppliers to notify the public concerning the need to boil water; [and] or
             1807          [(c)] (iii) suppliers in accordance with existing rules, to take remedial actions necessary
             1808      to protect or improve an existing water system[.]; and
             1809          (e) as authorized by the board and subject to the provisions of this chapter, act as
             1810      executive secretary of the board under the direction of the chairman of the board.
             1811          (3) The director may authorize employees or agents of the department, after reasonable
             1812      notice and presentation of credentials, to enter any part of a public water system at reasonable
             1813      times to inspect the facilities and water quality records required by board rules, conduct
             1814      sanitary surveys, take samples, and investigate the standard of operation and service delivered
             1815      by public water systems.
             1816          Section 31. Section 19-4-107 is amended to read:
             1817           19-4-107. Notice of violation of rule or order -- Action by attorney general.
             1818          (1) Upon discovery of any violation of a rule or order of the board, the board or [its
             1819      executive secretary] the director shall promptly notify the supplier of the violation, state the
             1820      nature of the violation, and issue an order requiring correction of that violation or the filing of a
             1821      request for variance or exemption by a specific date.


             1822          (2) The attorney general shall, upon request of the [board] director, commence an
             1823      action for an injunction or other relief relative to the order.
             1824          Section 32. Section 19-4-109 is amended to read:
             1825           19-4-109. Violations -- Penalties -- Reimbursement for expenses.
             1826          (1) Any person that violates any rule or order made or issued pursuant to this chapter is
             1827      subject to a civil penalty of not more than $1,000 per day for each day of violation. The board
             1828      may assess and make a demand for payment of a penalty under this section by directing the
             1829      [executive secretary] director to issue a notice of agency action under Title 63G, Chapter 4,
             1830      Administrative Procedures Act.
             1831          (2) (a) Any person that willfully violates any rule or order made or issued pursuant to
             1832      this chapter, or that willfully fails to take any corrective action required by such an order, is
             1833      guilty of a class B misdemeanor and subject to a fine of not more than $5,000 per day for each
             1834      day of violation.
             1835          (b) In addition, the person is subject, in a civil proceeding, to a penalty of not more
             1836      than $5,000 per day for each day of violation.
             1837          (3) (a) Except as provided in Subsection (3)(b), all penalties assessed and collected
             1838      under the authority of this section shall be deposited in the General Fund.
             1839          (b) The department may reimburse itself and local governments from money collected
             1840      from civil penalties for extraordinary expenses incurred in environmental enforcement
             1841      activities.
             1842          (c) The department shall regulate reimbursements by making rules that:
             1843          (i) define qualifying environmental enforcement activities; and
             1844          (ii) define qualifying extraordinary expenses.
             1845          Section 33. Section 19-5-102 (Effective 07/01/12) is amended to read:
             1846           19-5-102 (Effective 07/01/12). Definitions.
             1847          As used in this chapter:
             1848          (1) "Agriculture discharge":
             1849          (a) means the release of agriculture water from the property of a farm, ranch, or feed lot


             1850      that:
             1851          (i) pollutes a surface body of water, including a stream, lake, pond, marshland,
             1852      watercourse, waterway, river, ditch, and other water conveyance system of the state;
             1853          (ii) pollutes the ground water of the state; or
             1854          (iii) constitutes a significant nuisance on urban land; and
             1855          (b) does not include:
             1856          (i) runoff from a farm, ranch, or feed lot or return flows from irrigated fields onto land
             1857      that is not part of a body of water; or
             1858          (ii) a release into a normally dry water conveyance to an active body of water, unless
             1859      the release reaches the water of a lake, pond, stream, marshland, river, or other active body of
             1860      water.
             1861          (2) "Agriculture water" means:
             1862          (a) water used by a farmer, rancher, or feed lot for the production of food, fiber, or fuel;
             1863          (b) return flows from irrigated agriculture; and
             1864          (c) agricultural storm water runoff.
             1865          (3) "Board" means the Water Quality Board created in Section 19-1-106 .
             1866          (4) "Commission" means the Conservation Commission created in Section 4-18-4 .
             1867          (5) "Contaminant" means any physical, chemical, biological, or radiological substance
             1868      or matter in water.
             1869          (6) "Director" means the director of the Division of Water Quality or, for purposes of
             1870      groundwater quality at a facility licensed by and under the jurisdiction of the Division of
             1871      Radiation Control, the director of the Division of Radiation Control.
             1872          [(6)] (7) "Discharge" means the addition of any pollutant to any waters of the state.
             1873          [(7)] (8) "Discharge permit" means a permit issued to a person who:
             1874          (a) discharges or whose activities would probably result in a discharge of pollutants
             1875      into the waters of the state; or
             1876          (b) generates or manages sewage sludge.
             1877          [(8)] (9) "Disposal system" means a system for disposing of wastes, and includes


             1878      sewerage systems and treatment works.
             1879          (10) "Division" means the Division of Water Quality, created in Subsection
             1880      19-1-105 (1)(f).
             1881          [(9)] (11) "Effluent limitations" means any restrictions, requirements, or prohibitions,
             1882      including schedules of compliance established under this chapter which apply to discharges.
             1883          [(10) "Executive secretary" means the executive secretary of the board.]
             1884          [(11)] (12) "Point source":
             1885          (a) means any discernible, confined, and discrete conveyance, including any pipe,
             1886      ditch, channel, tunnel, conduit, well, discrete fissure, container, rolling stock, concentrated
             1887      animal feeding operation, or vessel or other floating craft, from which pollutants are or may be
             1888      discharged; and
             1889          (b) does not include return flows from irrigated agriculture.
             1890          [(12)] (13) "Pollution" means any man-made or man-induced alteration of the
             1891      chemical, physical, biological, or radiological integrity of any waters of the state, unless the
             1892      alteration is necessary for the public health and safety.
             1893          [(13)] (14) "Publicly owned treatment works" means any facility for the treatment of
             1894      pollutants owned by the state, its political subdivisions, or other public entity.
             1895          [(14)] (15) "Schedule of compliance" means a schedule of remedial measures,
             1896      including an enforceable sequence of actions or operations leading to compliance with this
             1897      chapter.
             1898          [(15)] (16) "Sewage sludge" means any solid, semisolid, or liquid residue removed
             1899      during the treatment of municipal wastewater or domestic sewage.
             1900          [(16)] (17) "Sewerage system" means pipelines or conduits, pumping stations, and all
             1901      other constructions, devices, appurtenances, and facilities used for collecting or conducting
             1902      wastes to a point of ultimate disposal.
             1903          [(17)] (18) "Total maximum daily load" means a calculation of the maximum amount
             1904      of a pollutant that a body of water can receive and still meet water quality standards.
             1905          [(18)] (19) "Treatment works" means any plant, disposal field, lagoon, dam, pumping


             1906      station, incinerator, or other works used for the purpose of treating, stabilizing, or holding
             1907      wastes.
             1908          [(19)] (20) "Underground injection" means the subsurface emplacement of fluids by
             1909      well injection.
             1910          [(20)] (21) "Underground wastewater disposal system" means a system for disposing of
             1911      domestic wastewater discharges as defined by the board and the executive director.
             1912          [(21)] (22) "Waste" or "pollutant" means dredged spoil, solid waste, incinerator
             1913      residue, sewage, garbage, sewage sludge, munitions, chemical wastes, biological materials,
             1914      radioactive materials, heat, wrecked or discarded equipment, rock, sand, cellar dirt, and
             1915      industrial, municipal, and agricultural waste discharged into water.
             1916          [(22)] (23) "Waters of the state":
             1917          (a) means all streams, lakes, ponds, marshes, watercourses, waterways, wells, springs,
             1918      irrigation systems, drainage systems, and all other bodies or accumulations of water, surface
             1919      and underground, natural or artificial, public or private, which are contained within, flow
             1920      through, or border upon this state or any portion of the state; and
             1921          (b) does not include bodies of water confined to and retained within the limits of
             1922      private property, and which do not develop into or constitute a nuisance, a public health hazard,
             1923      or a menace to fish or wildlife.
             1924          Section 34. Section 19-5-103 is amended to read:
             1925           19-5-103. Water Quality Board -- Members of board -- Appointment -- Terms --
             1926      Organization -- Meetings -- Per diem and expenses.
             1927          (1) The board [comprises] consists of the following nine members:
             1928          (a) the following non-voting member, except that the member may vote to break a tie
             1929      vote between the voting members:
             1930          (i) the executive director [and 11 members]; or
             1931          (ii) an employee of the department designated by the executive director; and
             1932          (b) the following eight voting members, who shall be appointed by the governor with
             1933      the consent of the Senate[.]:


             1934          (i) one representative who:
             1935          (A) is not connected with industry;
             1936          (B) is an expert in water quality matters; and
             1937          (C) is a Utah-licensed physician, a Utah-licensed professional engineer, or a scientist
             1938      with relevant training and experience;
             1939          (ii) two government representatives who do not represent the federal government;
             1940          (iii) one representative from the mineral industry;
             1941          (iv) one representative from the manufacturing industry;
             1942          (v) one representative who represents agricultural and livestock interests;
             1943          (vi) one representative from the public who represents:
             1944          (A) an environmental nongovernmental organization; or
             1945          (B) a nongovernmental organization that represents community interests and does not
             1946      represent industry interests; and
             1947          (vii) one representative from the public who is trained and experienced in public
             1948      health.
             1949          [(2) No more than six of the appointed members may be from the same political party.]
             1950          [(3) The appointed members, insofar as practicable, shall include the following:]
             1951          [(a) one member representing the mineral industry;]
             1952          [(b) one member representing the food processing industry;]
             1953          [(c) one member representing another manufacturing industry;]
             1954          [(d) two members who are officials of a municipal government or the officials'
             1955      representative involved in the management or operation of a wastewater treatment facility;]
             1956          [(e) one member representing agricultural and livestock interests;]
             1957          [(f) one member representing fish, wildlife, and recreation interests;]
             1958          [(g) one member representing an improvement or special service district;]
             1959          [(h) two members at large, one of whom represents organized environmental interests,
             1960      selected with due consideration of the areas of the state affected by water pollution and not
             1961      representing other interests named in this Subsection (3); and]


             1962          [(i) one member representing a local health department.]
             1963          (2) A member of the board shall:
             1964          (a) be knowledgeable about water quality matters, as evidenced by a professional
             1965      degree, a professional accreditation, or documented experience;
             1966          (b) be a resident of Utah;
             1967          (c) attend board meetings in accordance with the attendance rules made by the
             1968      department under Subsection 19-1-201 (1)(d)(i)(A); and
             1969          (d) comply with all applicable statutes, rules, and policies, including the conflict of
             1970      interest rules made by the department under Subsection 19-1-201 (1)(d)(i)(B).
             1971          (3) No more than five of the appointed members may be from the same political party.
             1972          (4) When a vacancy occurs in the membership for any reason, the replacement shall be
             1973      appointed for the unexpired term with the consent of the Senate.
             1974          (5) (a) [Except as required by Subsection (5)(b), a] A member shall be appointed for a
             1975      term of four years and is eligible for reappointment.
             1976          (b) Notwithstanding the requirements of Subsection (5)(a), the governor shall, at the
             1977      time of appointment or reappointment, adjust the length of terms to ensure that the terms of
             1978      board members are staggered so that [approximately] half of the appointed board is appointed
             1979      every two years.
             1980          (c) (i) Notwithstanding Subsection (5)(a), the term of a board member who is
             1981      appointed before March 1, 2013, shall expire on February 28, 2013.
             1982          (ii) On March 1, 2013, the governor shall appoint or reappoint board members in
             1983      accordance with this section.
             1984          (6) A member shall hold office until the expiration of the member's term and until the
             1985      member's successor is appointed, not to exceed 90 days after the formal expiration of the term.
             1986          (7) The board shall:
             1987          (a) organize and annually select one of its members as chair and one of its members as
             1988      vice chair;
             1989          (b) hold at least four regular meetings each calendar year; and


             1990          (c) keep minutes of its proceedings which are open to the public for inspection.
             1991          (8) The chair may call a special meeting upon the request of three or more members of
             1992      the board.
             1993          (9) Each member of the board and the [executive secretary] director shall be notified of
             1994      the time and place of each meeting.
             1995          (10) [Seven] Five members of the board constitute a quorum for the transaction of
             1996      business, and the action of a majority of members present is the action of the board.
             1997          (11) A member may not receive compensation or benefits for the member's service, but
             1998      may receive per diem and travel expenses in accordance with:
             1999          (a) Section 63A-3-106 ;
             2000          (b) Section 63A-3-107 ; and
             2001          (c) rules made by the Division of Finance pursuant to Sections 63A-3-106 and
             2002      63A-3-107 .
             2003          Section 35. Section 19-5-104 (Effective 07/01/12) is amended to read:
             2004           19-5-104 (Effective 07/01/12). Powers and duties of board.
             2005          [(1) The board has the following powers and duties:]
             2006          (1) In accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act, the
             2007      board may make rules that:
             2008          (a) taking into account Subsection (6):
             2009          (i) implement the awarding of construction loans to political subdivisions and
             2010      municipal authorities under Section 11-8-2 , including:
             2011          (A) requirements pertaining to applications for loans;
             2012          (B) requirements for determination of eligible projects;
             2013          (C) requirements for determination of the costs upon which loans are based, which
             2014      costs may include engineering, financial, legal, and administrative expenses necessary for the
             2015      construction, reconstruction, and improvement of sewage treatment plants, including major
             2016      interceptors, collection systems, and other facilities appurtenant to the plant;
             2017          (D) a priority schedule for awarding loans, in which the board may consider, in


             2018      addition to water pollution control needs, any financial needs relevant, including per capita
             2019      cost, in making a determination of priority; and
             2020          (E) requirements for determination of the amount of the loan;
             2021          (ii) implement the awarding of loans for nonpoint source projects pursuant to Section
             2022      73-10c-4.5 ;
             2023          (iii) set effluent limitations and standards subject to Section 19-5-116 ;
             2024          (iv) implement or effectuate the powers and duties of the board; and
             2025          (v) protect the public health for the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of
             2026      underground wastewater disposal systems, liquid scavenger operations, and vault and earthen
             2027      pit privies;
             2028          (b) govern inspection, monitoring, recordkeeping, and reporting requirements for
             2029      underground injections and require permits for underground injections, to protect drinking
             2030      water sources, except for wells, pits, and ponds covered by Section 40-6-5 regarding gas and
             2031      oil, recognizing that underground injection endangers drinking water sources if:
             2032          (i) injection may result in the presence of any contaminant in underground water that
             2033      supplies or can reasonably be expected to supply any public water system, as defined in Section
             2034      19-4-102 ; and
             2035          (ii) the presence of the contaminant may:
             2036          (A) result in the public water system not complying with any national primary drinking
             2037      water standards; or
             2038          (B) otherwise adversely affect the health of persons;
             2039          (c) govern sewage sludge management, including permitting, inspecting, monitoring,
             2040      recordkeeping, and reporting requirements; and
             2041          (d) notwithstanding the provisions of Section 19-4-112 , govern design and construction
             2042      of irrigation systems that:
             2043          (i) convey sewage treatment facility effluent of human origin in pipelines under
             2044      pressure, unless contained in surface pipes wholly on private property and for agricultural
             2045      purposes; and


             2046          (ii) are constructed after May 4, 1998.
             2047          (2) (a) In accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act,
             2048      the board shall adopt and enforce rules and establish fees to cover the costs of testing for
             2049      certification of operators of treatment works and sewerage systems operated by political
             2050      subdivisions.
             2051          (b) In establishing certification rules under Subsection (2)(a), the board shall:
             2052          (i) base the requirements for certification on the size, treatment process type, and
             2053      complexity of the treatment works and sewerage systems operated by political subdivisions;
             2054          (ii) allow operators until three years after the date of adoption of the rules to obtain
             2055      initial certification;
             2056          (iii) allow a new operator one year from the date the operator is hired by a treatment
             2057      plant or sewerage system or three years after the date of adoption of the rules, whichever occurs
             2058      later, to obtain certification;
             2059          (iv) issue certification upon application and without testing, at a grade level
             2060      comparable to the grade of current certification to operators who are currently certified under
             2061      the voluntary certification plan for wastewater works operators as recognized by the board; and
             2062          (v) issue a certification upon application and without testing that is valid only at the
             2063      treatment works or sewerage system where that operator is currently employed if the operator:
             2064          (A) is in charge of and responsible for the treatment works or sewerage system on
             2065      March 16, 1991;
             2066          (B) has been employed at least 10 years in the operation of that treatment works or
             2067      sewerage system before March 16, 1991; and
             2068          (C) demonstrates to the board the operator's capability to operate the treatment works
             2069      or sewerage system at which the operator is currently employed by providing employment
             2070      history and references as required by the board.
             2071          (3) The board shall:
             2072          (a) develop programs for the prevention, control, and abatement of new or existing
             2073      pollution of the waters of the state;


             2074          [(b) advise, consult, and cooperate with other agencies of the state, the federal
             2075      government, other states, and interstate agencies, and with affected groups, political
             2076      subdivisions, and industries to further the purposes of this chapter;]
             2077          [(c) encourage, participate in, or conduct studies, investigations, research, and
             2078      demonstrations relating to water pollution and causes of water pollution as the board finds
             2079      necessary to discharge its duties;]
             2080          [(d) collect and disseminate information relating to water pollution and the prevention,
             2081      control, and abatement of water pollution;]
             2082          [(e)] (b) adopt, modify, or repeal standards of quality of the waters of the state and
             2083      classify those waters according to their reasonable uses in the interest of the public under
             2084      conditions the board may prescribe for the prevention, control, and abatement of pollution;
             2085          [(f) make rules in accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah Administrative
             2086      Rulemaking Act, taking into account Subsection (3), to:]
             2087          [(i) implement the awarding of construction loans to political subdivisions and
             2088      municipal authorities under Section 11-8-2 , including:]
             2089          [(A) requirements pertaining to applications for loans;]
             2090          [(B) requirements for determination of eligible projects;]
             2091          [(C) requirements for determination of the costs upon which loans are based, which
             2092      costs may include engineering, financial, legal, and administrative expenses necessary for the
             2093      construction, reconstruction, and improvement of sewage treatment plants, including major
             2094      interceptors, collection systems, and other facilities appurtenant to the plant;]
             2095          [(D) a priority schedule for awarding loans, in which the board may consider in
             2096      addition to water pollution control needs any financial needs relevant, including per capita cost,
             2097      in making a determination of priority; and]
             2098          [(E) requirements for determination of the amount of the loan;]
             2099          [(ii) implement the awarding of loans for nonpoint source projects pursuant to Section
             2100      73-10c-4.5 ;]
             2101          [(iii) set effluent limitations and standards subject to Section 19-5-116 ;]


             2102          [(iv) implement or effectuate the powers and duties of the board; and]
             2103          [(v) protect the public health for the design, construction, operation, and maintenance
             2104      of underground wastewater disposal systems, liquid scavenger operations, and vault and
             2105      earthen pit privies;]
             2106          (c) give reasonable consideration in the exercise of its powers and duties to the
             2107      economic impact of water pollution control on industry and agriculture;
             2108          (d) meet the requirements of federal law related to water pollution;
             2109          (e) establish and conduct a continuing planning process for control of water pollution,
             2110      including the specification and implementation of maximum daily loads of pollutants;
             2111          (f) (i) approve, approve in part, approve with conditions, or deny, in writing, an
             2112      application for water reuse under Title 73, Chapter 3c, Wastewater Reuse Act;
             2113          (ii) issue an operating permit for water reuse under Title 73, Chapter 3c, Wastewater
             2114      Reuse Act;
             2115          (g) (i) review all total daily maximum load reports and recommendations for water
             2116      quality end points and implementation strategies developed by the division before submission
             2117      of the report, recommendation, or implementation strategy to the EPA;
             2118          (ii) disapprove, approve, or approve with conditions all staff total daily maximum load
             2119      recommendations; and
             2120          (iii) provide suggestions for further consideration to the Division of Water Quality in
             2121      the event a total daily maximum load strategy is rejected; and
             2122          (h) to ensure compliance with applicable statutes and regulations:
             2123          (i) review a settlement negotiated by the director in accordance with Subsection
             2124      19-5-106 (2)(k) that requires a civil penalty of $25,000 or more; and
             2125          (ii) approve or disapprove the settlement.
             2126          (4) The board may:
             2127          [(g)] (a) order the director to issue, modify, or revoke orders:
             2128          (i) prohibiting or abating discharges;
             2129          (ii) requiring the construction of new treatment works or any parts of them, or requiring


             2130      the modification, extension, or alteration of existing treatment works as specified by board rule
             2131      or any parts of them, or the adoption of other remedial measures to prevent, control, or abate
             2132      pollution;
             2133          (iii) setting standards of water quality, classifying waters or evidencing any other
             2134      determination by the board under this chapter; [and] or
             2135          (iv) requiring compliance with this chapter and with rules made under this chapter;
             2136          [(h) (i) review plans, specifications, or other data relative to disposal systems or any
             2137      part of disposal systems;]
             2138          [(ii) issue construction or operating permits for the installation or modification of
             2139      treatment works or any parts of the treatment works; and]
             2140          (b) advise, consult, and cooperate with other agencies of the state, the federal
             2141      government, other states, or interstate agencies, or with affected groups, political subdivisions,
             2142      or industries to further the purposes of this chapter; or
             2143          [(iii)] (c) delegate the authority to issue an operating permit to a local health
             2144      department[;].
             2145          [(i) after public notice and opportunity for a public hearing, issue, continue in effect,
             2146      revoke, modify, or deny discharge permits under reasonable conditions the board may prescribe
             2147      to:]
             2148          [(i) control the management of sewage sludge; or]
             2149          [(ii) prevent or control the discharge of pollutants, including effluent limitations for the
             2150      discharge of wastes into the waters of the state;]
             2151          [(j) give reasonable consideration in the exercise of its powers and duties to the
             2152      economic impact of water pollution control on industry and agriculture;]
             2153          [(k) exercise all incidental powers necessary to carry out the purposes of this chapter,
             2154      including delegation to the department of its duties as appropriate to improve administrative
             2155      efficiency;]
             2156          [(l) meet the requirements of federal law related to water pollution;]
             2157          [(m) establish and conduct a continuing planning process for control of water pollution


             2158      including the specification and implementation of maximum daily loads of pollutants;]
             2159          [(n) make rules governing inspection, monitoring, recordkeeping, and reporting
             2160      requirements for underground injections and require permits for them, to protect drinking water
             2161      sources, except for wells, pits, and ponds covered by Section 40-6-5 regarding gas and oil,
             2162      recognizing that underground injection endangers drinking water sources if:]
             2163          [(i) injection may result in the presence of any contaminant in underground water that
             2164      supplies or can reasonably be expected to supply any public water system, as defined in Section
             2165      19-4-102 ; and]
             2166          [(ii) the presence of the contaminant may:]
             2167          [(A) result in the public water system not complying with any national primary
             2168      drinking water standards; or]
             2169          [(B) otherwise adversely affect the health of persons;]
             2170          [(o) make rules governing sewage sludge management, including permitting,
             2171      inspecting, monitoring, recordkeeping, and reporting requirements;]
             2172          [(p) adopt and enforce rules and establish fees to cover the costs of testing for
             2173      certification of operators of treatment works and sewerage systems operated by political
             2174      subdivisions;]
             2175          [(q) notwithstanding the provisions of Section 19-4-112 , make rules governing design
             2176      and construction of irrigation systems that:]
             2177          [(i) convey sewage treatment facility effluent of human origin in pipelines under
             2178      pressure, unless contained in surface pipes wholly on private property and for agricultural
             2179      purposes; and]
             2180          [(ii) are constructed after May 4, 1998;]
             2181          [(r) (i) approve, approve in part, approve with conditions, or deny, in writing, an
             2182      application for water reuse under Title 73, Chapter 3c, Wastewater Reuse Act;]
             2183          [(ii) issue an operating permit for water reuse under Title 73, Chapter 3c, Wastewater
             2184      Reuse Act; and]
             2185          [(s) (i) review all total daily maximum load reports and recommendations for water


             2186      quality end points and implementation strategies developed by the division before submission
             2187      of the report, recommendation, or implementation strategy to the EPA;]
             2188          [(ii) disapprove, approve, or approve with conditions all staff total daily maximum load
             2189      recommendations; and]
             2190          [(iii) provide suggestions for further consideration to the Division of Water Quality in
             2191      the event a total daily maximum load strategy is rejected.]
             2192          [(2)] (5) In performing the duties listed in [Subsection] Subsections (1) through (4), the
             2193      board shall give priority to pollution that results in a hazard to the public health.
             2194          [(3)] (6) The board shall take into consideration the availability of federal grants:
             2195          (a) in determining eligible project costs; and
             2196          (b) in establishing priorities pursuant to Subsection [(1)(f)(i)] (1)(a)(i).
             2197          [(4) In establishing certification rules under Subsection (1)(p), the board shall:]
             2198          [(a) base the requirements for certification on the size, treatment process type, and
             2199      complexity of the treatment works and sewerage systems operated by political subdivisions;]
             2200          [(b) allow operators until three years after the date of adoption of the rules to obtain
             2201      initial certification;]
             2202          [(c) allow a new operator one year from the date the operator is hired by a treatment
             2203      plant or sewerage system or three years after the date of adoption of the rules, whichever occurs
             2204      later, to obtain certification;]
             2205          [(d) issue certification upon application and without testing, at a grade level
             2206      comparable to the grade of current certification to operators who are currently certified under
             2207      the voluntary certification plan for wastewater works operators as recognized by the board;
             2208      and]
             2209          [(e) issue a certification upon application and without testing that is valid only at the
             2210      treatment works or sewerage system where that operator is currently employed if the operator:]
             2211          [(i) is in charge of and responsible for the treatment works or sewerage system on
             2212      March 16, 1991;]
             2213          [(ii) has been employed at least 10 years in the operation of that treatment works or


             2214      sewerage system prior to March 16, 1991; and]
             2215          [(iii) demonstrates to the board the operator's capability to operate the treatment works
             2216      or sewerage system at which the operator is currently employed by providing employment
             2217      history and references as required by the board.]
             2218          (7) The board may not issue, amend, renew, modify, revoke, or terminate any of the
             2219      following that are subject to the authority granted to the director under Section 19-5-106 :
             2220          (a) a permit;
             2221          (b) a license;
             2222          (c) a registration;
             2223          (d) a certification; or
             2224          (e) another administrative authorization made by the director.
             2225          (8) A board member may not speak or act for the board unless the board member is
             2226      authorized by a majority of a quorum of the board in a vote taken at a meeting of the board.
             2227          Section 36. Section 19-5-105.5 is amended to read:
             2228           19-5-105.5. Agriculture water.
             2229          (1) (a) The board shall draft any rules relating to agriculture water in cooperation with
             2230      the commission.
             2231          (b) The commission shall advise the board before the board may adopt rules relating to
             2232      agriculture water.
             2233          (2) A program or rule adopted by the board for agriculture production or irrigation
             2234      water shall:
             2235          (a) be consistent with the federal Clean Water Act; and
             2236          (b) if possible, be developed in a voluntary cooperative program with the agriculture
             2237      producer associations and the commission.
             2238          (3) (a) The board's authority to regulate a discharge is subject to Subsection (3)(b)
             2239      relating to an agriculture discharge.
             2240          (b) (i) A person responsible for an agriculture discharge shall mitigate the resulting
             2241      damage in a reasonable manner, as approved by the [executive secretary] director after


             2242      consulting with the commission chair.
             2243          (ii) A penalty imposed on an agriculture discharge shall be proportionate to the
             2244      seriousness of the resulting harm, as determined by the [executive secretary] director in
             2245      consultation with the commission chair.
             2246          (iii) An agriculture producer may not be held liable for an agriculture discharge
             2247      resulting from a large weather event if the agriculture producer has taken reasonable measures,
             2248      as the board defines by rule, to prevent an agriculture discharge.
             2249          Section 37. Section 19-5-106 is amended to read:
             2250           19-5-106. Director -- Appointment -- Duties.
             2251          [The executive secretary shall be appointed by the executive director with the approval
             2252      of the board, shall serve under the administrative direction of the executive director, and has
             2253      the following duties:]
             2254          (1) The executive director shall appoint the director. The director shall serve under the
             2255      administrative direction of the executive director.
             2256          (2) The director shall:
             2257          [(1) to] (a) develop programs for the prevention, control, and abatement of new or
             2258      existing pollution of the waters of the state;
             2259          [(2) to] (b) advise, consult, and cooperate with other agencies of the state, the federal
             2260      government, other states and interstate agencies, and with affected groups, political
             2261      subdivisions, and industries in furtherance of the purposes of this chapter;
             2262          [(3) to employ full-time employees as necessary to carry out the provisions of this
             2263      chapter;]
             2264          [(4) as authorized by the board and subject to the provisions of this chapter, to
             2265      authorize any employee or representative of the department to enter at reasonable times and
             2266      upon reasonable notice in or upon public or private property for the purposes of inspecting and
             2267      investigating conditions and plant records concerning possible water pollution;]
             2268          [(5) to encourage, participate in, or conduct studies, investigations, research, and
             2269      demonstrations relating to water pollution and causes of water pollution as necessary for the


             2270      discharge of duties assigned under this chapter, including the establishment of inventories of
             2271      pollution sources;]
             2272          [(6) to collect and disseminate information relating to water pollution and the
             2273      prevention, control, and abatement of water pollution;]
             2274          [(7) to] (c) develop programs for the management of sewage sludge;
             2275          [(8) as authorized by the board and]
             2276          (d) subject to the provisions of this chapter, [to] enforce rules made by the board
             2277      through the issuance of orders [which may be subsequently amended or revoked by the board],
             2278      which orders may include:
             2279          [(a)] (i) prohibiting or abating discharges of wastes into the waters of the state;
             2280          [(b)] (ii) requiring the construction of new control facilities or any parts of them or the
             2281      modification, extension, or alteration of existing control facilities or any parts of them, or the
             2282      adoption of other remedial measures to prevent, control, or abate water pollution; [and] or
             2283          [(c)] (iii) prohibiting any other violation of this chapter or rules made under this
             2284      chapter;
             2285          [(9) to] (e) review plans, specifications, or other data relative to pollution control
             2286      systems or any part of the systems provided for in this chapter;
             2287          (f) issue construction or operating permits for the installation or modification of
             2288      treatment works or any parts of the treatment works;
             2289          (g) after public notice and opportunity for public hearing, issue, continue in effect,
             2290      renew, revoke, modify, or deny discharge permits under reasonable conditions the board may
             2291      prescribe to:
             2292          (i) control the management of sewage sludge; or
             2293          (ii) prevent or control the discharge of pollutants, including effluent limitations for the
             2294      discharge of wastes into the waters of the state;
             2295          (h) meet the requirements of federal law related to water pollution;
             2296          [(10) as authorized by the board and subject to the provisions of this chapter, to
             2297      exercise all incidental powers necessary to carry out the purposes of this chapter, including


             2298      certification to any state or federal authorities for tax purposes only if the fact of construction,
             2299      installation, or acquisition of any facility, land, or building, machinery, or equipment, or any
             2300      part of them conforms with this chapter;]
             2301          [(11) to cooperate, where the board finds appropriate, with any person in studies and
             2302      research regarding water pollution and its control, abatement, and prevention; and]
             2303          [(12) to] (i) under the direction of the executive director, represent the state [with the
             2304      specific concurrence of the executive director] in all matters pertaining to water pollution,
             2305      including interstate compacts and other similar agreements[.];
             2306          (j) collect and disseminate information relating to water pollution and the prevention,
             2307      control, and abatement of water pollution; and
             2308          (k) subject to Subsection 19-5-104 (3)(h), settle or compromise any civil action initiated
             2309      by the division to compel compliance with this chapter or the rules made under this chapter.
             2310          (3) The director may:
             2311          (a) employ full-time employees as necessary to carry out the provisions of this chapter;
             2312          (b) subject to the provisions of this chapter, authorize any employee or representative
             2313      of the department to enter, at reasonable times and upon reasonable notice, in or upon public or
             2314      private property for the purposes of inspecting and investigating conditions and plant records
             2315      concerning possible water pollution;
             2316          (c) encourage, participate in, or conduct studies, investigations, research, and
             2317      demonstrations relating to water pollution and causes of water pollution as necessary for the
             2318      discharge of duties assigned under this chapter, including the establishment of inventories of
             2319      pollution sources;
             2320          (d) collect and disseminate information relating to water pollution and the prevention,
             2321      control, and abatement of water pollution;
             2322          (e) subject to the provisions of this chapter, exercise all incidental powers necessary to
             2323      carry out the purposes of this chapter, including certification to any state or federal authorities
             2324      for tax purposes only if the construction, installation, or acquisition of any facility, land,
             2325      building, machinery, equipment, or any part of them conforms with this chapter;


             2326          (f) cooperate with any person in studies and research regarding water pollution and its
             2327      control, abatement, and prevention;
             2328          (g) encourage, participate in, or conduct studies, investigations, research, and
             2329      demonstrations relating to water pollution and causes of water pollution; or
             2330          (h) as authorized by the board and subject to the provisions of this chapter, act as
             2331      executive secretary of the board under the direction of the chairman of the board.
             2332          Section 38. Section 19-5-107 is amended to read:
             2333           19-5-107. Discharge of pollutants unlawful -- Discharge permit required.
             2334          (1) (a) Except as provided in this chapter or rules made under it, it is unlawful for any
             2335      person to discharge a pollutant into waters of the state or to cause pollution which constitutes a
             2336      menace to public health and welfare, or is harmful to wildlife, fish or aquatic life, or impairs
             2337      domestic, agricultural, industrial, recreational, or other beneficial uses of water, or to place or
             2338      cause to be placed any wastes in a location where there is probable cause to believe it will
             2339      cause pollution.
             2340          (b) For purposes of injunctive relief, any violation of this subsection is a public
             2341      nuisance.
             2342          (2) (a) A person may not generate, store, treat, process, use, transport, dispose, or
             2343      otherwise manage sewage sludge, except in compliance with this chapter and rules made under
             2344      it.
             2345          (b) For purposes of injunctive relief, any violation of this subsection is a public
             2346      nuisance.
             2347          (3) It is unlawful for any person, without first securing a permit from the [executive
             2348      secretary as authorized by the board] director, to:
             2349          (a) make any discharge or manage sewage sludge not authorized under an existing
             2350      valid discharge permit; or
             2351          (b) construct, install, modify, or operate any treatment works or part of any treatment
             2352      works or any extension or addition to any treatment works, or construct, install, or operate any
             2353      establishment or extension or modification of or addition to any treatment works, the operation


             2354      of which would probably result in a discharge.
             2355          Section 39. Section 19-5-108 is amended to read:
             2356           19-5-108. Discharge permits -- Requirements and procedure for issuance.
             2357          (1) The board may [prescribe conditions] make rules, in accordance with Title 63G,
             2358      Chapter 3, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act, for and require the submission of plans,
             2359      specifications, and other information to the [executive secretary] director in connection with
             2360      the issuance of discharge permits.
             2361          (2) Each discharge permit shall have a fixed term not exceeding five years. Upon
             2362      expiration of a discharge permit, a new permit may be issued by the [executive secretary]
             2363      director as authorized by the board after notice and an opportunity for public hearing and upon
             2364      condition that the applicant meets or will meet all applicable requirements of this chapter,
             2365      including the conditions of any permit granted by the board.
             2366          (3) The board may require notice to the [executive secretary] director of the
             2367      introduction of pollutants into publicly-owned treatment works and identification to the
             2368      [executive secretary] director of the character and volume of any pollutant of any significant
             2369      source subject to pretreatment standards under Subsection 307(b) of the federal Clean Water
             2370      Act. The [executive secretary] director shall provide in the permit for compliance with
             2371      pretreatment standards.
             2372          (4) The [board] director may impose as conditions in permits for the discharge of
             2373      pollutants from publicly-owned treatment works appropriate measures to establish and insure
             2374      compliance by industrial users with any system of user charges required under this chapter or
             2375      the rules adopted under it.
             2376          (5) The [board] director may apply and enforce against industrial users of
             2377      publicly-owned treatment works, toxic effluent standards and pretreatment standards for the
             2378      introduction into the treatment works of pollutants which interfere with, pass through, or
             2379      otherwise are incompatible with the treatment works.
             2380          Section 40. Section 19-5-111 is amended to read:
             2381           19-5-111. Notice of violations -- Hearings.


             2382          (1) Whenever the [board] director determines there are reasonable grounds to believe
             2383      that there has been a violation of this chapter or any order of the director or the board, [it] the
             2384      director may give written notice to the alleged violator specifying the provisions that have been
             2385      violated and the facts that constitute the violation.
             2386          (2) The notice shall require that the matters complained of be corrected.
             2387          (3) The notice may order the alleged violator to appear before an administrative law
             2388      judge as provided by Section 19-1-301 at a time and place specified in the notice and answer
             2389      the charges.
             2390          Section 41. Section 19-5-112 is amended to read:
             2391           19-5-112. Hearings conducted by an administrative law judge -- Decisions on
             2392      denial or revocation of permit conducted by executive director.
             2393          (1) [(a)] Except as provided by Subsection (2), an administrative law judge shall
             2394      conduct hearings authorized by Section 19-5-111 in accordance with Section 19-1-301 .
             2395          [(b) All decisions shall be rendered by a majority of the board.]
             2396          (2) (a) An administrative law judge shall conduct, on the executive director's behalf, a
             2397      hearing regarding an appeal of a permit decision for which the state has assumed primacy under
             2398      the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, 33 U.S.C. Sec. 1251 et seq.
             2399          [(b) Notwithstanding Subsection 19-1-301 (6), the administrative law judge shall
             2400      submit to the executive director a proposed dispositive action.]
             2401          [(c) The executive director may:]
             2402          [(i) approve, approve with modifications, or disapprove a proposed dispositive action
             2403      submitted to the executive director under Subsection (2)(b); or]
             2404          [(ii) return the proposed dispositive action to the administrative law judge for further
             2405      action as directed.]
             2406          [(d)] (b) The decision of the executive director is final and binding on all parties [as a
             2407      final determination of the board] unless stayed or overturned on appeal.
             2408          Section 42. Section 19-5-113 is amended to read:
             2409           19-5-113. Power of director to enter property for investigation -- Records and


             2410      reports required of owners or operators.
             2411          (1) The [board] director or [its] the director's authorized representative has, after
             2412      presentation of credentials, the authority to enter at reasonable times upon any private or public
             2413      property for the purpose of:
             2414          (a) sampling, inspecting, or investigating matters or conditions relating to pollution or
             2415      the possible pollution of any waters of the state, effluents or effluent sources, monitoring
             2416      equipment, or sewage sludge; and
             2417          (b) reviewing and copying records required to be maintained under this chapter.
             2418          (2) (a) The board may make rules, in accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah
             2419      Administrative Rulemaking Act, that require a person managing sewage sludge, or the owner
             2420      or operator of a disposal system, including a system discharging into publicly owned treatment
             2421      works, to:
             2422          (i) establish and maintain reasonable records and make reports relating to the operation
             2423      of the system or the management of the sewage sludge;
             2424          (ii) install, use, and maintain monitoring equipment or methods;
             2425          (iii) sample, and analyze effluents or sewage sludges; and
             2426          (iv) provide other information reasonably required.
             2427          (b) The records, reports, and information shall be available to the public except as
             2428      provided in Subsection 19-1-306 (2) or Subsections 63G-2-305 (1) and (2), Government
             2429      Records Access and Management Act, as appropriate, for other than effluent information.
             2430          Section 43. Section 19-5-114 is amended to read:
             2431           19-5-114. Spills or discharges of oil or other substance -- Notice to director.
             2432          Any person who spills or discharges any oil or other substance which may cause the
             2433      pollution of the waters of the state shall immediately notify the [executive secretary] director of
             2434      the spill or discharge, any containment procedures undertaken, and a proposed procedure for
             2435      cleanup and disposal, in accordance with rules of the board.
             2436          Section 44. Section 19-5-115 is amended to read:
             2437           19-5-115. Violations -- Penalties -- Civil actions by director -- Ordinances and


             2438      rules of political subdivisions.
             2439          (1) The terms "knowingly," "willfully," and "criminal negligence" are as defined in
             2440      Section 76-2-103 .
             2441          (2) Any person who violates this chapter, or any permit, rule, or order adopted under it,
             2442      upon a showing that the violation occurred, is subject in a civil proceeding to a civil penalty not
             2443      to exceed $10,000 per day of violation.
             2444          (3) (a) A person is guilty of a class A misdemeanor and is subject to imprisonment
             2445      under Section 76-3-204 and a fine not exceeding $25,000 per day who with criminal
             2446      negligence:
             2447          (i) discharges pollutants in violation of Subsection 19-5-107 (1) or in violation of any
             2448      condition or limitation included in a permit issued under Subsection 19-5-107 (3);
             2449          (ii) violates Section 19-5-113 ;
             2450          (iii) violates a pretreatment standard or toxic effluent standard for publicly owned
             2451      treatment works; or
             2452          (iv) manages sewage sludge in violation of this chapter or rules adopted under it.
             2453          (b) A person is guilty of a third degree felony and is subject to imprisonment under
             2454      Section 76-3-203 and a fine not to exceed $50,000 per day of violation who knowingly:
             2455          (i) discharges pollutants in violation of Subsection 19-5-107 (1) or in violation of any
             2456      condition or limitation included in a permit issued under Subsection 19-5-107 (3);
             2457          (ii) violates Section 19-5-113 ;
             2458          (iii) violates a pretreatment standard or toxic effluent standard for publicly owned
             2459      treatment works; or
             2460          (iv) manages sewage sludge in violation of this chapter or rules adopted under it.
             2461          (4) A person is guilty of a third degree felony and subject to imprisonment under
             2462      Section 76-3-203 and shall be punished by a fine not exceeding $10,000 per day of violation if
             2463      that person knowingly:
             2464          (a) makes a false material statement, representation, or certification in any application,
             2465      record, report, plan, or other document filed or required to be maintained under this chapter, or


             2466      by any permit, rule, or order issued under it; or
             2467          (b) falsifies, tampers with, or knowingly renders inaccurate any monitoring device or
             2468      method required to be maintained under this chapter.
             2469          (5) (a) As used in this section:
             2470          (i) "Organization" means a legal entity, other than a government, established or
             2471      organized for any purpose, and includes a corporation, company, association, firm, partnership,
             2472      joint stock company, foundation, institution, trust, society, union, or any other association of
             2473      persons.
             2474          (ii) "Serious bodily injury" means bodily injury which involves a substantial risk of
             2475      death, unconsciousness, extreme physical pain, protracted and obvious disfigurement, or
             2476      protracted loss or impairment of the function of a bodily member, organ, or mental faculty.
             2477          (b) A person is guilty of a second degree felony and, upon conviction, is subject to
             2478      imprisonment under Section 76-3-203 and a fine of not more than $250,000 if that person:
             2479          (i) knowingly violates this chapter, or any permit, rule, or order adopted under it; and
             2480          (ii) knows at that time that he is placing another person in imminent danger of death or
             2481      serious bodily injury.
             2482          (c) If a person is an organization, it shall, upon conviction of violating Subsection
             2483      (5)(b), be subject to a fine of not more than $1,000,000.
             2484          (d) (i) A defendant who is an individual is considered to have acted knowingly if:
             2485          (A) the defendant's conduct placed another person in imminent danger of death or
             2486      serious bodily injury; and
             2487          (B) the defendant was aware of or believed that there was an imminent danger of death
             2488      or serious bodily injury to another person.
             2489          (ii) Knowledge possessed by a person other than the defendant may not be attributed to
             2490      the defendant.
             2491          (iii) Circumstantial evidence may be used to prove that the defendant possessed actual
             2492      knowledge, including evidence that the defendant took affirmative steps to be shielded from
             2493      receiving relevant information.


             2494          (e) (i) It is an affirmative defense to prosecution under this Subsection (5) that the
             2495      conduct charged was consented to by the person endangered and that the danger and conduct
             2496      charged were reasonably foreseeable hazards of:
             2497          (A) an occupation, a business, or a profession; or
             2498          (B) medical treatment or medical or scientific experimentation conducted by
             2499      professionally approved methods and the other person was aware of the risks involved prior to
             2500      giving consent.
             2501          (ii) The defendant has the burden of proof to establish any affirmative defense under
             2502      this Subsection (5)(e) and shall prove that defense by a preponderance of the evidence.
             2503          (6) For purposes of Subsections 19-5-115 (3) through (5), a single operational upset
             2504      which leads to simultaneous violations of more than one pollutant parameter shall be treated as
             2505      a single violation.
             2506          (7) (a) The [board] director may begin a civil action for appropriate relief, including a
             2507      permanent or temporary injunction, for any violation or threatened violation for which it is
             2508      authorized to issue a compliance order under Section 19-5-111 .
             2509          (b) Actions shall be brought in the district court where the violation or threatened
             2510      violation occurs.
             2511          (8) (a) The attorney general is the legal advisor for the board and [its executive
             2512      secretary] the director and shall defend them in all actions or proceedings brought against them.
             2513          (b) The county attorney or district attorney as appropriate under Sections 17-18-1 ,
             2514      17-18-1.5 , and 17-18-1.7 in the county in which a cause of action arises, shall bring any action,
             2515      civil or criminal, requested by the [board] director, to abate a condition that exists in violation
             2516      of, or to prosecute for the violation of, or to enforce, the laws or the standards, orders, and rules
             2517      of the board or the [executive secretary] director issued under this chapter.
             2518          (c) The [board] director may [itself] initiate any action under this section and be
             2519      represented by the attorney general.
             2520          (9) If any person fails to comply with a cease and desist order that is not subject to a
             2521      stay pending administrative or judicial review, the [board] director may[, through its executive


             2522      secretary,] initiate an action for and be entitled to injunctive relief to prevent any further or
             2523      continued violation of the order.
             2524          (10) Any political subdivision of the state may enact and enforce ordinances or rules
             2525      for the implementation of this chapter that are not inconsistent with this chapter.
             2526          (11) (a) Except as provided in Subsection (11)(b), all penalties assessed and collected
             2527      under the authority of this section shall be deposited in the General Fund.
             2528          (b) The department may reimburse itself and local governments from money collected
             2529      from civil penalties for extraordinary expenses incurred in environmental enforcement
             2530      activities.
             2531          (c) The department shall regulate reimbursements by making rules that:
             2532          (i) define qualifying environmental enforcement activities; and
             2533          (ii) define qualifying extraordinary expenses.
             2534          Section 45. Section 19-6-102 is amended to read:
             2535           19-6-102. Definitions.
             2536          As used in this part:
             2537          (1) "Board" means the Solid and Hazardous Waste Control Board created in Section
             2538      19-1-106 .
             2539          (2) "Closure plan" means a plan under Section 19-6-108 to close a facility or site at
             2540      which the owner or operator has disposed of nonhazardous solid waste or has treated, stored, or
             2541      disposed of hazardous waste including, if applicable, a plan to provide postclosure care at the
             2542      facility or site.
             2543          (3) (a) "Commercial nonhazardous solid waste treatment, storage, or disposal facility"
             2544      means a facility that receives, for profit, nonhazardous solid waste for treatment, storage, or
             2545      disposal.
             2546          (b) "Commercial nonhazardous solid waste treatment, storage, or disposal facility"
             2547      does not include a facility that:
             2548          (i) receives waste for recycling;
             2549          (ii) receives waste to be used as fuel, in compliance with federal and state


             2550      requirements; or
             2551          (iii) is solely under contract with a local government within the state to dispose of
             2552      nonhazardous solid waste generated within the boundaries of the local government.
             2553          (4) "Construction waste or demolition waste":
             2554          (a) means waste from building materials, packaging, and rubble resulting from
             2555      construction, demolition, remodeling, and repair of pavements, houses, commercial buildings,
             2556      and other structures, and from road building and land clearing; and
             2557          (b) does not include: asbestos; contaminated soils or tanks resulting from remediation
             2558      or cleanup at any release or spill; waste paints; solvents; sealers; adhesives; or similar
             2559      hazardous or potentially hazardous materials.
             2560          (5) "Demolition waste" has the same meaning as the definition of construction waste in
             2561      this section.
             2562          (6) "Director" means the director of the Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste.
             2563          [(6)] (7) "Disposal" means the discharge, deposit, injection, dumping, spilling, leaking,
             2564      or placing of any solid or hazardous waste into or on any land or water so that the waste or any
             2565      constituent of the waste may enter the environment, be emitted into the air, or discharged into
             2566      any waters, including groundwaters.
             2567          (8) "Division" means the Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste, created in
             2568      Subsection 19-1-105 (1)(e).
             2569          [(7) "Executive secretary" means the executive secretary of the board.]
             2570          [(8)] (9) "Generation" or "generated" means the act or process of producing
             2571      nonhazardous solid or hazardous waste.
             2572          [(9)] (10) "Hazardous waste" means a solid waste or combination of solid wastes other
             2573      than household waste which, because of its quantity, concentration, or physical, chemical, or
             2574      infectious characteristics may cause or significantly contribute to an increase in mortality or an
             2575      increase in serious irreversible or incapacitating reversible illness or may pose a substantial
             2576      present or potential hazard to human health or the environment when improperly treated,
             2577      stored, transported, disposed of, or otherwise managed.


             2578          [(10)] (11) "Health facility" means hospitals, psychiatric hospitals, home health
             2579      agencies, hospices, skilled nursing facilities, intermediate care facilities, intermediate care
             2580      facilities for people with an intellectual disability, residential health care facilities, maternity
             2581      homes or birthing centers, free standing ambulatory surgical centers, facilities owned or
             2582      operated by health maintenance organizations, and state renal disease treatment centers
             2583      including free standing hemodialysis units, the offices of private physicians and dentists
             2584      whether for individual or private practice, veterinary clinics, and mortuaries.
             2585          [(11)] (12) "Household waste" means any waste material, including garbage, trash, and
             2586      sanitary wastes in septic tanks, derived from households, including single-family and
             2587      multiple-family residences, hotels and motels, bunk houses, ranger stations, crew quarters,
             2588      campgrounds, picnic grounds, and day-use recreation areas.
             2589          [(12)] (13) "Infectious waste" means a solid waste that contains or may reasonably be
             2590      expected to contain pathogens of sufficient virulence and quantity that exposure to the waste by
             2591      a susceptible host could result in an infectious disease.
             2592          [(13)] (14) "Manifest" means the form used for identifying the quantity, composition,
             2593      origin, routing, and destination of hazardous waste during its transportation from the point of
             2594      generation to the point of disposal, treatment, or storage.
             2595          [(14)] (15) "Mixed waste" means any material that is a hazardous waste as defined in
             2596      this chapter and is also radioactive as defined in Section 19-3-102 .
             2597          [(15)] (16) "Modification plan" means a plan under Section 19-6-108 to modify a
             2598      facility or site for the purpose of disposing of nonhazardous solid waste or treating, storing, or
             2599      disposing of hazardous waste.
             2600          [(16)] (17) "Operation plan" or "nonhazardous solid or hazardous waste operation
             2601      plan" means a plan or approval under Section 19-6-108 , including:
             2602          (a) a plan to own, construct, or operate a facility or site for the purpose of disposing of
             2603      nonhazardous solid waste or treating, storing, or disposing of hazardous waste;
             2604          (b) a closure plan;
             2605          (c) a modification plan; or


             2606          (d) an approval that the [executive secretary] director is authorized to issue.
             2607          [(17)] (18) "Permittee" means a person who is obligated under an operation plan.
             2608          [(18)] (19) (a) "Solid waste" means any garbage, refuse, sludge, including sludge from
             2609      a waste treatment plant, water supply treatment plant, or air pollution control facility, or other
             2610      discarded material, including solid, liquid, semi-solid, or contained gaseous material resulting
             2611      from industrial, commercial, mining, or agricultural operations and from community activities
             2612      but does not include solid or dissolved materials in domestic sewage or in irrigation return
             2613      flows or discharges for which a permit is required under Title 19, Chapter 5, Water Quality
             2614      Act, or under the Water Pollution Control Act, 33 U.S.C., Section 1251, et seq.
             2615          (b) "Solid waste" does not include any of the following wastes unless the waste causes
             2616      a public nuisance or public health hazard or is otherwise determined to be a hazardous waste:
             2617          (i) certain large volume wastes, such as inert construction debris used as fill material;
             2618          (ii) drilling muds, produced waters, and other wastes associated with the exploration,
             2619      development, or production of oil, gas, or geothermal energy;
             2620          (iii) fly ash waste, bottom ash waste, slag waste, and flue gas emission control waste
             2621      generated primarily from the combustion of coal or other fossil fuels;
             2622          (iv) solid wastes from the extraction, beneficiation, and processing of ores and
             2623      minerals; or
             2624          (v) cement kiln dust.
             2625          [(19)] (20) "Storage" means the actual or intended containment of solid or hazardous
             2626      waste either on a temporary basis or for a period of years in such a manner as not to constitute
             2627      disposal of the waste.
             2628          [(20)] (21) "Transportation" means the off-site movement of solid or hazardous waste
             2629      to any intermediate point or to any point of storage, treatment, or disposal.
             2630          [(21)] (22) "Treatment" means a method, technique, or process designed to change the
             2631      physical, chemical, or biological character or composition of any solid or hazardous waste so as
             2632      to neutralize the waste or render the waste nonhazardous, safer for transport, amenable for
             2633      recovery, amenable to storage, or reduced in volume.


             2634          [(22)] (23) "Underground storage tank" means a tank which is regulated under Subtitle
             2635      I of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, 42 U.S.C., Section 6991, et seq.
             2636          Section 46. Section 19-6-102.1 is amended to read:
             2637           19-6-102.1. Treatment and disposal -- Exclusions.
             2638          As used in Subsections 19-6-104 [(1)(j)(ii)(B)] (1)(e)(ii)(B), 19-6-108 (3)(b) and
             2639      (3)(c)(ii)(B), and 19-6-119 (1)(a), the term "treatment and disposal" specifically excludes the
             2640      recycling, use, reuse, or reprocessing of fly ash waste, bottom ash waste, slag waste, or flue gas
             2641      emission control waste generated primarily from the combustion of coal or other fossil fuels;
             2642      waste from the extraction, beneficiation, and processing of ores and minerals; or cement kiln
             2643      dust, including recycle, reuse, use, or reprocessing for road sanding, sand blasting, road
             2644      construction, railway ballast, construction fill, aggregate, and other construction-related
             2645      purposes.
             2646          Section 47. Section 19-6-102.6 is amended to read:
             2647           19-6-102.6. Legislative participation in landfill siting disputes.
             2648          (1) (a) Upon the Legislature's receipt of a written request by a county governing body
             2649      or a member of the Legislature whose district is involved in a landfill siting dispute, the
             2650      president of the Senate and the speaker of the House shall appoint a committee as described
             2651      under Subsection (2) and volunteers under Subsection (3) to actively seek an acceptable
             2652      location for a municipal landfill if there is a dispute between two or more counties regarding
             2653      the proposed site of a municipal landfill.
             2654          (b) The president and the speaker shall consult with the legislators appointed under this
             2655      subsection regarding their appointment of members of the committee under Subsection (2), and
             2656      volunteers under Subsection (3).
             2657          (2) The committee shall consist of the following members, appointed jointly by the
             2658      president and the speaker:
             2659          (a) two members from the Senate:
             2660          (i) one member from the county where the proposed landfill site is located; and
             2661          (ii) one member from the other county involved in the dispute, but if more than one


             2662      other county is involved, still only one senator from one of those counties;
             2663          (b) two members from the House:
             2664          (i) one member from the county where the proposed landfill site is located; and
             2665          (ii) one member from the other county involved in the dispute, but if more than one
             2666      other county is involved, still only one representative from one of those counties;
             2667          (c) one individual whose current principal residence is within a community located
             2668      within 20 miles of any exterior boundary of the proposed landfill site, but if no community is
             2669      located within 20 miles of the community, then an individual whose current residence is in the
             2670      community nearest the proposed landfill site;
             2671          (d) two resident citizens from the county where the proposed landfill site is located;
             2672      and
             2673          (e) three resident citizens from the other county involved in the dispute, but if more
             2674      than one other county is involved, still only three citizen representatives from those counties.
             2675          (3) Two volunteers shall be appointed under Subsection (1). The volunteers shall be
             2676      individuals who agree to assist, as requested, the committee members who represent the
             2677      interests of the county where the proposed landfill site is located.
             2678          (4) (a) Funding and staffing for the committee shall be provided jointly and equally by
             2679      the Senate and the House.
             2680          (b) The Department of Environmental Quality shall, at the request of the committee
             2681      and as funds are available within the department's existing budget, provide support in arranging
             2682      for committee hearings to receive public input and secretarial staff to make a record of those
             2683      hearings.
             2684          (5) The committee shall:
             2685          (a) appoint a chair from among its members; and
             2686          (b) meet as necessary, but not less often than once per month, until its work is
             2687      completed.
             2688          (6) The committee shall report in writing the results of its work and any
             2689      recommendations it may have for legislative action to the interim committees of the Legislature


             2690      as directed by the Legislative Management Committee.
             2691          (7) (a) All action by the division, the [executive secretary] director, or the division
             2692      board of the Department of Environmental Quality regarding any proposed municipal landfill
             2693      site, regarding which a request has been submitted under Subsection (1), is tolled for one year
             2694      from the date the request is submitted, or until the committee completes its work under this
             2695      section, whichever occurs first. This Subsection (7) also tolls the time limits imposed by
             2696      Subsection 19-6-108 (13).
             2697          (b) This Subsection (7) applies to any proposed landfill site regarding which the
             2698      department has not granted final approval on or before March 21, 1995.
             2699          (c) As used in this Subsection (7), "final approval" means final agency action taken
             2700      after conclusion of proceedings under Sections 63G-4-207 through 63G-4-405 .
             2701          (8) This section does not apply to a municipal solid waste facility that is, on or before
             2702      March 23, 1994:
             2703          (a) operating under an existing permit or the renewal of an existing permit issued by
             2704      the local health department or other authority granted by the Department of Environmental
             2705      Quality; or
             2706          (b) operating under the approval of the local health department, regardless of whether a
             2707      formal permit has been issued.
             2708          Section 48. Section 19-6-103 is amended to read:
             2709           19-6-103. Solid and Hazardous Waste Control Board -- Members -- Terms --
             2710      Organization -- Meetings -- Per diem and expenses.
             2711          (1) The [Solid and Hazardous Waste Control Board created by Section 19-1-106
             2712      comprises the] board consists of the following nine members:
             2713          (a) the following non-voting member, except that the member may vote to break a tie
             2714      vote between the voting members:
             2715          (i) the executive director [and 12]; or
             2716          (ii) an employee of the department designated by the executive director; and
             2717          (b) the following eight voting members appointed by the governor with the consent of


             2718      the Senate[.]:
             2719          (i) one representative who:
             2720          (A) is not connected with industry;
             2721          (B) is an expert in waste management matters; and
             2722          (C) is a Utah-licensed professional engineer;
             2723          (ii) two government representatives who do not represent the federal government;
             2724          (iii) one representative from the manufacturing, mining, or fuel industry;
             2725          (iv) one representative from the private solid or hazardous waste disposal industry;
             2726          (v) one representative from the private hazardous waste recovery industry;
             2727          (vi) one representative from the public who represents:
             2728          (A) an environmental nongovernmental organization; or
             2729          (B) a nongovernmental organization that represents community interests and does not
             2730      represent industry interests; and
             2731          (vii) one representative from the public who is trained and experienced in public
             2732      health.
             2733          (2) [The appointed members] A member of the board shall:
             2734          (a) be knowledgeable about solid and hazardous waste matters [and consist of:] as
             2735      evidenced by a professional degree, a professional accreditation, or documented experience;
             2736          [(a) one representative of municipal government;]
             2737          [(b) one representative of county government;]
             2738          [(c) one representative of the manufacturing or fuel industry;]
             2739          [(d) one representative of the mining industry;]
             2740          [(e) one representative of the private solid waste disposal or solid waste recovery
             2741      industry;]
             2742          [(f) one registered professional engineer;]
             2743          [(g) one representative of a local health department;]
             2744          [(h) one representative of the hazardous waste disposal industry; and]
             2745          [(i) four representatives of the public, at least one of whom is a representative of


             2746      organized environmental interests.]
             2747          (b) be a resident of Utah;
             2748          (c) attend board meetings in accordance with the attendance rules made by the
             2749      department under Subsection 19-1-201 (1)(d)(i)(A); and
             2750          (d) comply with all applicable statutes, rules, and policies, including the conflict of
             2751      interest rules made by the department in accordance with Subsection 19-1-201 (1)(d)(i)(B).
             2752          (3) [Not] No more than [six] five of the appointed members may be from the same
             2753      political party.
             2754          (4) (a) [Except as required by Subsection (4)(b), members] Members shall be
             2755      appointed for terms of four years each.
             2756          (b) Notwithstanding the requirements of Subsection (4)(a), the governor shall, at the
             2757      time of appointment or reappointment, adjust the length of terms to ensure that the terms of
             2758      board members are staggered so that [approximately] half of the appointed board is appointed
             2759      every two years.
             2760          (c) (i) Notwithstanding Subsection (4)(a), the term of a board member who is
             2761      appointed before March 1, 2013, shall expire on February 28, 2013.
             2762          (ii) On March 1, 2013, the governor shall appoint or reappoint board members in
             2763      accordance with this section.
             2764          (5) Each member is eligible for reappointment.
             2765          (6) Board members shall continue in office until the expiration of their terms and until
             2766      their successors are appointed, but not more than 90 days after the expiration of their terms.
             2767          (7) When a vacancy occurs in the membership for any reason, the replacement shall be
             2768      appointed for the unexpired term by the governor, after considering recommendations of the
             2769      board and with the consent of the Senate.
             2770          (8) The board shall elect a chair and vice chair on or before April 1 of each year from
             2771      its membership.
             2772          (9) A member may not receive compensation or benefits for the member's service, but
             2773      may receive per diem and travel expenses in accordance with:


             2774          (a) Section 63A-3-106 ;
             2775          (b) Section 63A-3-107 ; and
             2776          (c) rules made by the Division of Finance pursuant to Sections 63A-3-106 and
             2777      63A-3-107 .
             2778          (10) (a) The board shall hold a meeting at least once every three months including one
             2779      meeting during each annual general session of the Legislature.
             2780          (b) Meetings shall be held on the call of the chair, the [executive secretary] director, or
             2781      any three of the members.
             2782          (11) [Seven] Five members constitute a quorum at any meeting, and the action of the
             2783      majority of members present is the action of the board.
             2784          Section 49. Section 19-6-104 is amended to read:
             2785           19-6-104. Powers of board -- Creation of statewide solid waste management plan.
             2786          (1) The board shall:
             2787          (a) survey solid and hazardous waste generation and management practices within this
             2788      state and, after public hearing and after providing opportunities for comment by local
             2789      governmental entities, industry, and other interested persons, prepare and revise, as necessary, a
             2790      waste management plan for the state;
             2791          [(b) carry out inspections pursuant to Section 19-6-109 ;]
             2792          [(c) (i) hold a hearing that is not an adjudicative proceeding and compel the attendance
             2793      of witnesses, the production of documents, and other evidence, administer oaths and take
             2794      testimony, and receive evidence it finds proper, or appoint hearing officers to conduct a hearing
             2795      that is not an adjudicative proceeding who shall be delegated these powers;]
             2796          [(ii) receive a proposed dispositive action from an administrative law judge as provided
             2797      by Section 19-1-301 ; and]
             2798          [(iii) (A) approve, approve with modifications, or disapprove a proposed dispositive
             2799      action; or]
             2800          [(B) return the proposed dispositive action to the administrative law judge for further
             2801      action as directed;]


             2802          (b) order the director to:
             2803          [(d)] (i) issue orders necessary to effectuate the provisions of this part and
             2804      [implementing] rules [and] made under this part;
             2805          (ii) enforce [them] the orders by administrative and judicial proceedings[, and cause
             2806      the initiation of]; or
             2807          (iii) initiate judicial proceedings to secure compliance with this part;
             2808          [(e) settle or compromise any administrative or civil action initiated to compel
             2809      compliance with this part and any rules adopted under this part;]
             2810          [(f) require submittal of specifications or other information relating to hazardous waste
             2811      plans for review, and approve, disapprove, revoke, or review the plans;]
             2812          [(g) advise, consult, cooperate with, and provide technical assistance to other agencies
             2813      of the state and federal government, other states, interstate agencies, and affected groups,
             2814      political subdivisions, industries, and other persons in carrying out the purposes of this part;]
             2815          [(h)] (c) promote the planning and application of resource recovery systems to prevent
             2816      the unnecessary waste and depletion of natural resources;
             2817          [(i)] (d) meet the requirements of federal law related to solid and hazardous wastes to
             2818      insure that the solid and hazardous wastes program provided for in this part is qualified to
             2819      assume primacy from the federal government in control over solid and hazardous waste;
             2820          [(j)] (e) (i) require any facility, including those listed in Subsection (1)[(j)](e)(ii), that is
             2821      intended for disposing of nonhazardous solid waste or wastes listed in Subsection
             2822      (1)[(j)](e)(ii)(B) to submit plans, specifications, and other information required by the board to
             2823      the board prior to construction, modification, installation, or establishment of a facility to allow
             2824      the board to determine whether the proposed construction, modification, installation, or
             2825      establishment of the facility will be in accordance with rules made under this part;
             2826          (ii) facilities referred to in Subsection (1)[(j)](e)(i) include:
             2827          (A) any incinerator that is intended for disposing of nonhazardous solid waste; and
             2828          (B) except for facilities that receive the following wastes solely for the purpose of
             2829      recycling, reuse, or reprocessing, any commercial facility that accepts for treatment or disposal,


             2830      and with the intent to make a profit: fly ash waste, bottom ash waste, slag waste, or flue gas
             2831      emission control waste generated primarily from the combustion of coal or other fossil fuels;
             2832      wastes from the extraction, beneficiation, and processing of ores and minerals; or cement kiln
             2833      dust wastes; and
             2834          [(k) exercise all other incidental powers necessary to carry out the purposes of this
             2835      part.]
             2836          (f) to ensure compliance with applicable statutes and regulations:
             2837          (i) review a settlement negotiated by the director in accordance with Subsection
             2838      19-6-107 (3)(a) that requires a civil penalty of $25,000 or more; and
             2839          (ii) approve or disapprove the settlement.
             2840          (2) The board may:
             2841          (a) (i) hold a hearing that is not an adjudicative proceeding; or
             2842          (ii) appoint hearing officers to conduct a hearing that is not an adjudicative proceeding;
             2843      or
             2844          (b) advise, consult, cooperate with, or provide technical assistance to other agencies of
             2845      the state or federal government, other states, interstate agencies, or affected groups, political
             2846      subdivisions, industries, or other persons in carrying out the purposes of this part.
             2847          [(2)] (3) (a) The board shall establish a comprehensive statewide solid waste
             2848      management plan by January 1, 1994.
             2849          (b) The plan shall:
             2850          (i) incorporate the solid waste management plans submitted by the counties;
             2851          (ii) provide an estimate of solid waste capacity needed in the state for the next 20
             2852      years;
             2853          (iii) assess the state's ability to minimize waste and recycle;
             2854          (iv) evaluate solid waste treatment, disposal, and storage options, as well as solid waste
             2855      needs and existing capacity;
             2856          (v) evaluate facility siting, design, and operation;
             2857          (vi) review funding alternatives for solid waste management; and


             2858          (vii) address other solid waste management concerns that the board finds appropriate
             2859      for the preservation of the public health and the environment.
             2860          (c) The board shall consider the economic viability of solid waste management
             2861      strategies prior to incorporating them into the plan and shall consider the needs of population
             2862      centers.
             2863          (d) The board shall review and modify the comprehensive statewide solid waste
             2864      management plan no less frequently than every five years.
             2865          [(3)] (4) (a) The board shall determine the type of solid waste generated in the state and
             2866      tonnage of solid waste disposed of in the state in developing the comprehensive statewide solid
             2867      waste management plan.
             2868          (b) The board shall review and modify the inventory no less frequently than once every
             2869      five years.
             2870          [(4)] (5) Subject to the limitations contained in Subsection 19-6-102 [(18)](19)(b), the
             2871      board shall establish siting criteria for nonhazardous solid waste disposal facilities, including
             2872      incinerators.
             2873          (6) The board may not issue, amend, renew, modify, revoke, or terminate any of the
             2874      following that are subject to the authority granted to the director under Section 19-6-107 :
             2875          (a) a permit;
             2876          (b) a license;
             2877          (c) a registration;
             2878          (d) a certification; or
             2879          (e) another administrative authorization made by the director.
             2880          (7) A board member may not speak or act for the board unless the board member is
             2881      authorized by a majority of a quorum of the board in a vote taken at a meeting of the board.
             2882          Section 50. Section 19-6-105 is amended to read:
             2883           19-6-105. Rules of board.
             2884          (1) The board may make rules in accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah
             2885      Administrative Rulemaking Act:


             2886          (a) establishing minimum standards for protection of human health and the
             2887      environment, for the storage, collection, transport, recovery, treatment, and disposal of solid
             2888      waste, including requirements for the approval by the director of plans for the construction,
             2889      extension, operation, and closure of solid waste disposal sites;
             2890          (b) identifying wastes which are determined to be hazardous, including wastes
             2891      designated as hazardous under Sec. 3001 of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of
             2892      1976, 42 U.S.C., Sec. 6921, et seq.;
             2893          (c) governing generators and transporters of hazardous wastes and owners and
             2894      operators of hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities, including requirements
             2895      for keeping records, monitoring, submitting reports, and using a manifest, without treating
             2896      high-volume wastes such as cement kiln dust, mining wastes, utility waste, gas and oil drilling
             2897      muds, and oil production brines in a manner more stringent than they are treated under federal
             2898      standards;
             2899          (d) requiring an owner or operator of a treatment, storage, or disposal facility that is
             2900      subject to a plan approval under Section 19-6-108 or which received waste after July 26, 1982,
             2901      to take appropriate corrective action or other response measures for releases of hazardous waste
             2902      or hazardous waste constituents from the facility, including releases beyond the boundaries of
             2903      the facility;
             2904          (e) specifying the terms and conditions under which the [board] director shall approve,
             2905      disapprove, revoke, or review hazardous wastes operation plans;
             2906          (f) governing public hearings and participation under this part;
             2907          (g) establishing standards governing underground storage tanks, in accordance with
             2908      Title 19, Chapter 6, Part 4, Underground Storage Tank Act;
             2909          (h) relating to the collection, transportation, processing, treatment, storage, and
             2910      disposal of infectious waste in health facilities in accordance with the requirements of Section
             2911      19-6-106 ;
             2912          (i) defining closure plans as major or minor;
             2913          (j) defining modification plans as major or minor; and


             2914          (k) prohibiting refuse, offal, garbage, dead animals, decaying vegetable matter, or
             2915      organic waste substance of any kind to be thrown, or remain upon or in any street, road, ditch,
             2916      canal, gutter, public place, private premises, vacant lot, watercourse, lake, pond, spring, or
             2917      well.
             2918          (2) If any of the following are determined to be hazardous waste and are therefore
             2919      subjected to the provisions of this part, the board shall, in the case of landfills or surface
             2920      impoundments that receive the solid wastes, take into account the special characteristics of the
             2921      wastes, the practical difficulties associated with applying requirements for other wastes to the
             2922      wastes, and site specific characteristics, including the climate, geology, hydrology, and soil
             2923      chemistry at the site, if the modified requirements assure protection of human health and the
             2924      environment and are no more stringent than federal standards applicable to wastes:
             2925          (a) solid waste from the extraction, beneficiation, or processing of ores and minerals,
             2926      including phosphate rock and overburden from the mining of uranium;
             2927          (b) fly ash waste, bottom ash waste, slag waste, and flue gas emission control waste
             2928      generated primarily from the combustion of coal or other fossil fuels; and
             2929          (c) cement kiln dust waste.
             2930          (3) The board shall establish criteria for siting commercial hazardous waste treatment,
             2931      storage, and disposal facilities, including commercial hazardous waste incinerators. Those
             2932      criteria shall apply to any facility or incinerator for which plan approval is required under
             2933      Section 19-6-108 .
             2934          Section 51. Section 19-6-107 is amended to read:
             2935           19-6-107. Director -- Appointment -- Powers.
             2936          [The executive secretary shall be appointed by the executive director with the approval
             2937      of the board and shall serve under the administrative direction of the executive director. The
             2938      executive secretary may:]
             2939          (1) The executive director shall appoint the director. The director shall serve under the
             2940      administrative direction of the executive director.
             2941          (2) The director shall:


             2942          (a) carry out inspections pursuant to Section 19-6-109 ;
             2943          (b) require submittal of specifications or other information relating to hazardous waste
             2944      plans for review, and approve, disapprove, revoke, or review the plans;
             2945          [(1)] (c) develop programs for solid waste and hazardous waste management and
             2946      control within the state;
             2947          [(2)] (d) advise, consult, and cooperate with other agencies of the state, the federal
             2948      government, other states and interstate agencies, and with affected groups, political
             2949      subdivisions, and industries in furtherance of the purposes of this part;
             2950          (e) subject to the provisions of this part, enforce rules made or revised by the board
             2951      through the issuance of orders;
             2952          (f) review plans, specifications or other data relative to solid waste and hazardous
             2953      waste control systems or any part of the systems as provided in this part;
             2954          (g) under the direction of the executive director, represent the state in all matters
             2955      pertaining to interstate solid waste and hazardous waste management and control including,
             2956      under the direction of the board, entering into interstate compacts and other similar agreements;
             2957      and
             2958          (h) as authorized by the board and subject to the provisions of this part, act as
             2959      executive secretary of the board under the direction of the chairman of the board.
             2960          (3) The director may:
             2961          (a) subject to Subsection 19-6-104 (1)(f), settle or compromise any administrative or
             2962      civil action initiated to compel compliance with this part and any rules adopted under this part;
             2963          [(3)] (b) employ full-time employees necessary to carry out this part;
             2964