Chief Sponsor: Peter C. Knudson

House Sponsor: Lee B. Perry


8     General Description:
9           This bill amends provisions relating to the treatment of certain waste.
10     Highlighted Provisions:
11          This bill:
12          ▸      provides that certain waste entering Utah from other states for disposal or treatment
13     be treated according to standards provided in Utah law.
14     Money Appropriated in this Bill:
15          None
16     Other Special Clauses:
17          None
18     Utah Code Sections Affected:
19     AMENDS:
20          19-6-108.5, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2010, Chapter 324

22     Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
23          Section 1. Section 19-6-108.5 is amended to read:
24          19-6-108.5. Management of hazardous waste generated outside Utah.
25          [(1)] On and after July 1, [1992, any] 2017, waste entering Utah for disposal or
26     treatment, excluding incineration, that is classified by Utah as nonhazardous solid waste [and
27     by the state of origin as hazardous waste, and that exceeds the base volume provided in

28     Subsection (2) for each receiving facility or site, shall be treated according to the same
29     treatment standards to which it would have been subject had it remained in the state where it
30     originated. However, if those standards are less protective of human health or the environment
31     than the treatment standards applicable under Utah law, the waste shall be treated in
32     compliance with the Utah standards] shall be treated or disposed as nonhazardous solid waste
33     regardless of how it is classified by the state of origin.
34          [(2) The base volume provided in Subsection (1) for each receiving facility or site is
35     the average of the annual quantities of nonhazardous solid waste that originated outside Utah
36     and were received by the facility or site in calendar years 1990 and 1991.]
37          [(3) (a) The base volume for each receiving facility or site that has an operating plan
38     approved prior to July 1, 1992, but did not receive nonhazardous solid waste originating
39     outside Utah during calendar years 1990 and 1991, shall be the average of annual quantities of
40     out-of-state nonhazardous waste the facility or site received during the 24 months following the
41     date of initial receipt of nonhazardous waste originating outside Utah.]
42          [(b) The base determined under Subsection (3)(a) applies to the facility or site on and
43     after July 1, 1995, regardless of the amount of nonhazardous waste originating outside Utah
44     received by the facility or site prior to this date.]

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