PRIOR PRINTER'S NO. 280
PRINTER'S NO. 1406
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
INTRODUCED BY M. WHITE, SCARNATI, PILEGGI, YUDICHAK, YAW, GORDNER, FONTANA, ORIE, BROWNE, TOMLINSON, D. WHITE, BRUBAKER, RAFFERTY, ERICKSON, WAUGH, BOSCOLA, ROBBINS, WOZNIAK, PIPPY, EARLL AND KASUNIC, JANUARY 27, 2011
AS REPORTED FROM COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES AND ENERGY, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, AS AMENDED, JUNE 22, 2011
Amending the act of October 18, 1988 (P.L.756, No.108), entitled
"An act providing for the cleanup of hazardous waste sites;
providing further powers and duties of the Department of
Environmental Resources and the Environmental Quality Board;
providing for response and investigations for liability and
cost recovery; establishing the Hazardous Sites Cleanup Fund;
providing for certain fees and for enforcement, remedies and
penalties; and repealing certain provisions relating to the
rate of the capital stock franchise tax," further providing
for the fund and for civil penalties.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. Section 901(c) of the act of October 18, 1988
(P.L.756, No.108), known as the Hazardous Sites Cleanup Act, is
amended by adding a paragraph to read:
Section 901. Fund.
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(c) Funds.--Money from the following sources shall be
deposited in the fund:
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(10) Civil penalties assessed under section 1104.
Section 2. Section 1104 of the act is amended by adding a
subsection to read:
Section 1104. Civil penalties.
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(f) Deposit into fund.--Civil penalties assessed under this
section shall be deposited in the Hazardous Sites Cleanup Fund
established in section 602.3 of the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6,
No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971 1761-A of the act of
April 9, 1929 (P.L.343, No.176), known as The Fiscal Code.
Section 3. This act shall take effect immediately.