00RS HB579


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HB 579 (BR 1974) - H. Moberly

     AN ACT relating to chemical munitions.
     Amend KRS 224.50-130 relating to chemical munitions to remove additional criteria for issuing, denying, or conditioning a permit for hazardous waste storage at sites or facilities; add criteria for treatment or destruction technology to include those consistent with chemical weapons disposal programs under federal law; require all quantities of hazardous waste compounds be contained, reprocessed, or otherwise controlled to ensure that required efficiency is attained prior to release into the environment; change criteria for monitoring data; direct persons desiring a permit to submit an emergency response plan to the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Cabinet to be approved after public notification and opportunity to be heard; require that if emergency response plan has not been fully implemented at the time of permit approval, the Division of Emergency Management advise the cabinet of the shortcomings; require that any permit issued include as a condition the resolution of critical shortcomings in implementation of the emergency response plan; prohibit destruction of any hazardous waste compound until permit conditions have been met to the satisfaction of the Division of Emergency Management; require Division of Emergency Management to complete an assessment of previously submitted draft plan; forbid cabinet to conduct a technical review of a permit application until notified in writing by the Division of Emergency Management that a draft plan has been approved; change definition of treatment.

     Feb 4-introduced in House
     Feb 7-to Natural Resources and Environment (H)
     Feb 14-posted in committee
     Feb 23-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 24-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 29-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 1, 2000
     Mar 1-3rd reading, passed 98-0
     Mar 2-received in Senate
     Mar 6-to Agriculture and Natural Resources (S)
     Mar 23-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 24-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 27-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Monday, March 27, 2000
     Mar 29-3rd reading, passed 37-0; received in House; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
     Apr 11-enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor
     Apr 21-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 482)

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