HB 53

Sponsor
Session
Regular Session 2018
Title
Environment, Alabama Legacy for Environmental Research Trust, use of hazardous waste fees for environmental research and education at public colleges and universities abolished, reversion of funds to Public Health Dept., Sec. 22-30B-19 repealed
Description

Existing law requires $500,000 to be transferred annually from fees collected for the disposal of hazardous waste into the Alabama Legacy for Environmental Research Trust, to be used by public institutions of higher learning for funding environmental research and education relating to hazardous waste production and disposal

This bill would repeal the law that establishes the Alabama Legacy for Environmental Research Trust

This bill would also provide that any existing moneys in the trust fund revert to the Department of Public Health for the operation of the Bureau of Environmental Services

Relating to environmental research; to repeal Section 22-30B-19, Code of Alabama 1975, which requires $500,000 to be transferred annually from fees collected for the disposal of hazardous waste into the Alabama Legacy for Environmental Research Trust; and to provide that any existing moneys in the trust fund revert to the Department of Public Health for the operation of the Bureau of Environmental Services.

Subjects
Environment
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Existing law requires $500,000 to be transferred annually from fees collected for the disposal of hazardous waste into the Alabama Legacy for Environmental Research Trust, to be used by public institutions of higher learning for funding environmental research and education relating to hazardous waste production and disposal

This bill would repeal the law that establishes the Alabama Legacy for Environmental Research Trust

This bill would also provide that any existing moneys in the trust fund revert to the Department of Public Health for the operation of the Bureau of Environmental Services

Relating to environmental research; to repeal Section 22-30B-19, Code of Alabama 1975, which requires $500,000 to be transferred annually from fees collected for the disposal of hazardous waste into the Alabama Legacy for Environmental Research Trust; and to provide that any existing moneys in the trust fund revert to the Department of Public Health for the operation of the Bureau of Environmental Services.

Section 1

Section 22-30B-19, Code of Alabama 1975, which requires $500,000 to be transferred annually from fees collected for the disposal of hazardous waste into the Alabama Legacy for Environmental Research Trust, is repealed.

Section 2

Any moneys in the Alabama Legacy for Environmental Research Trust on the effective date of this act shall revert to the Department of Public Health for the operation of the Bureau of Environmental Services.

Section 3

This act shall become effective immediately following its passage and approval by the Governor, or its otherwise becoming law.

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Action Date Chamber Action
March 22, 2018HDelivered to Governor at 1:06 p.m. on March 22, 2018.
March 22, 2018HAssigned Act No. 2018-412.
March 22, 2018HClerk of the House Certification
March 22, 2018SSignature Requested
March 22, 2018HEnrolled
March 22, 2018HPassed Second House
March 22, 2018SMotion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 1034
March 22, 2018SThird Reading Passed
March 21, 2018SSanford motion to Carry Over to the Call of the Chair adopted Voice Vote
March 21, 2018SThird Reading Carried Over to Call of the Chair
March 15, 2018SRead for the second time and placed on the calendar
February 8, 2018SRead for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Finance and Taxation General Fund
February 6, 2018HMotion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 203
February 6, 2018HThird Reading Passed
January 18, 2018HRead for the second time and placed on the calendar
January 9, 2018HRead for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Ways and Means General Fund
2018-03-22
Chamber: Senate
Result: Passed
2018-02-06
Chamber: House
Result: Passed