Bill Text: MI SB1195 | 2017-2018 | 99th Legislature | Introduced

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Bill Title: Environmental protection; landfills; disposal of certain radioactive waste in landfills; impose fee on. Amends 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.101 - 324.90106) by adding sec. 11109.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2018-12-31 - Assigned Pa 689'18 With Immediate Effect 12/31/18 Addenda [SB1195 Detail]

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November 8, 2018, Introduced by Senator WARREN and referred to the Committee on Natural Resources.




     A bill to amend 1994 PA 451, entitled


"Natural resources and environmental protection act,"


(MCL 324.101 to 324.90106) by adding section 11109.




     Sec. 11109. (1) The owner or operator of a landfill shall pay


to the department a fee assessed on TENORM disposed of in the


landfill. The fee is $5.00 per ton, based on the quantity of TENORM


specified on the monthly operating report. The fee for fractional


tons of TENORM shall be proportional. The fee shall be paid within


30 days after the end of each calendar year quarter.


     (2) The department shall take enforcement action to collect


fees that are not paid as required by this section.


     (3) The landfill owner or operator shall forward to the


department the fee revenue due under this section with a completed


form that is provided or approved by the department. The owner or

operator shall certify that all information provided in the form is


accurate. The form shall specify the volume of TENORM disposed of


at the landfill during the preceding calendar quarter and the


amount of fee revenue being forwarded to the department.


     (4) The department shall maintain information regarding the


fees collected under this section.


     (5) The TENORM account is created within the environmental


pollution prevention fund created in section 11130. The department


shall forward fees collected under this section to the state


treasurer for deposit in the TENORM account. The state treasurer


may receive money or other assets from any other source for deposit


into the account. The state treasurer shall direct the investment


of the account. The state treasurer shall credit to the account


interest and earnings from account investments. Money remaining in


the account at the close of the fiscal year shall not lapse to the


general fund.


     (6) Money from the TENORM account shall be expended, upon


appropriation, only for 1 or more of the following purposes:


     (a) To pay refunds to generators under this section.


     (b) To fund the department's regulation and oversight of the


disposal of TENORM in this state.


     (c) To provide grants to local units of government and


landfill operators to obtain equipment to monitor TENORM radiation.


     Enacting section 1. This amendatory act takes effect 90 days


after the date it is enacted into law.


     Enacting section 2. This amendatory act does not take effect


unless Senate Bill No._1196                                   

          of the 99th Legislature is enacted into law.