- District 60
Requires the department of environmental management (department) to establish and maintain an electronic data base of information on potentially contaminated properties. Requires the inclusion of information on a property in the data base if the property: (1) is the site of an existing or former hazardous waste facility; (2) was included in the federal government's Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Information System and a hazardous substance remains on the property; (3) contains an underground storage tank; (4) is included in the department's registry of sites at which contamination of groundwater has been detected; (5) is undergoing remediation subject to the authority of the department; or (6) is included in the list of properties used in the illegal manufacture of a controlled substance that is maintained on the Internet by the state police department. Requires that the data base be available to users without cost through the Internet and that information on properties be presented in the data base in a manner that is easily searchable and intuitive to users. Provides for the removal of information on a property from the data base when the condition causing the property to be included in the data base is resolved or if the information was included by error. Provides that a person is not entitled to initiate or participate in an administrative review of a decision of the department concerning the inclusion of a property in the data base unless the person owns or has another legal interest in the property. Provides that the inclusion of information on a property in the data base does not subject a person associated with the property to civil or criminal liability, is not grounds for a civil or administrative action against a person associated with the property, and does not disqualify a person associated with the property from any right, power, privilege, or immunity.
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Coauthored by Representatives Aylesworth and Baird
Authored by Representative Mayfield
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|Fiscal Note: HB1559.01.INTR.FN001|
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