98RS HB636


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HB 636 (BR 1332) - M. Brown, J. Clarke, B. Crall, G. Graham, J. Haydon, J. Lee, A. Maricle, S. Nunn, J. Richards, R. Thomas, B. Yonts

     AN ACT relating to waste tires.
     Create sections of subchapter 50 of KRS Chapter 224 to establish a waste tire program; exclude certain waste tires from the program; prohibit disposal of waste tires except at a permitted solid waste disposal facility; prohibit processing more than 25 waste tires, transporting more than 50 tires, or accumulating more than 100 waste tires unless certain conditions are met; require processors, transporters, and accumulators to register with the cabinet; require financial assurance that the costs of closure and corrective action can be paid for by waste tire processors, transporters, and accumulators; require the financial assurance to be based on the maximum number of tires to be managed; require closure and corrective action to follow certain standards; require, until July 31, 2002, buyers of new tires to pay $1 for each tire purchased; require the Revenue Cabinet to deposit the fees to the waste tire trust fund; require the cabinet to report to the General Assembly if the fee should be extended beyond July 31, 2002; require the movement of waste tires to be recorded by the use of a recordkeeping system; allow the cabinet to enter into agreements for the proper management of waste tires; allow the cabinet to use money in the waste tire trust fund to award grants for projects to manage waste tires; establish the waste tire trust fund and the purposes for the use of fund money; repeal KRS 224.50-820, 224.50-822, 224.50-823, 224.50-824, 224.50-826, 224.50-828, 224.50-829, 224.50-830, 224.50-832, 224.50-834, 224.50-836, 224.50-838, 224.50-840, 224.50-842, 224.50-844, and 224.50-846.


     HFA (1, H. Anderson) - Exempt uncovered waste tires stored on the effective date of this Act from the prohibition on storing uncovered waste tires within 30 feet of a right of way; exempt retailer who transfers waste tires to recycler from reporting the number of new tires sold and the number of waste tires received.
     HFA (2, H. Anderson) - Exempt uncovered waste tires stored on the effective date of the Act from the prohibition on storing uncovered waste tires within 30 feet of a right of way.
     SFA (1, L. Casebier) - Require a local determination for burning tires for fuel by any facility rather than only by incinerators.

     Feb 18-introduced in House
     Feb 19-to Natural Resources and Environment (H)
     Feb 23-posted in committee
     Feb 26-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 27-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 4-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for March 5, 1998; floor amendments (1) and (2) filed
     Mar 6-3rd reading, floor amendment (2) withdrawn; passed 91-0
     Mar 9-received in Senate
     Mar 10-to Agriculture and Natural Resources (S)
     Mar 18-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 19-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 24-floor amendment (1) filed; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for March 26, 1998
     Mar 26-taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day; 3rd reading, passed 34-0 with floor amendment (1); received in House; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate amendment
     Mar 31-House concurred in Senate floor amendment (1); passed 93-0
     Apr 1-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
     Apr 13-signed by Governor

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