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SB641 SUB1
COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE

FOR


Senate Bill No. 641

(By Senators K. Facemyer and Prezioso)

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[Originating in the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure; reported March 27, 2009.]

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A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §24A-2-4b, relating generally to disclosures regarding the origin of solid wastes deposited in commercial landfills and transfer stations in this state; requiring the operator-driver of every solid waste motor carrier who deposits solid waste in a commercial landfill or transfer station to declare in writing, under oath, and to provide to certain entities, the name of the county and state of origin of the solid waste being deposited at the commercial landfill or transfer station; and providing criminal penalties against an operator-driver or owner of a solid waste motor carrier.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended by adding thereto a new section, designated §24A-2-4b, to read as follows:
ARTICLE 2. COMMON CARRIERS BY MOTOR VEHICLES.
§24A-2-4b. Motor carriers transporting solid waste; origin of waste disclosure; penalties.

(a) The operator-driver of every solid waste motor carrier vehicle which arrives at a commercial solid waste facility, including, but not limited to, commercial landfills and transfer stations, in this state is required to declare, in writing and under oath, the name of the county and state of origin of the solid waste being deposited at the commercial solid waste facility. The operator-driver of the solid waste motor carrier vehicle shall give a copy of this completed declaration form to the operator of the commercial landfill or of the transfer station, to the West Virginia Public Service Commission and to the county solid waste authority.
(b) The Public Service Commission shall prepare and provide commercial solid waste facility operators with a uniform disclosure form for use in effecting this provision.
(c) Any operator-driver of a solid waste motor carrier vehicle who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not less than $50 nor more than $500 or confined in jail not more than one year, or both fined and confined.
(d) Any owner of a solid waste motor carrier vehicle is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined $1,000 or confined in jail not more than one year, or both fined and confined, for a violation of this section knowingly authorized by that owner.

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(NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to require the operator- driver of every solid waste motor carrier who deposits solid waste in a commercial landfill or transfer station to declare in writing, under oath, and to provide to certain entities, the name of the county and state of origin of the solid waste being deposited at the commercial landfill or transfer station; and providing criminal penalties against the operator-driver or owner of a solid waste motor carrier.

This section is new; therefore, strike-throughs and underscoring have been omitted.)
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JUDICIARY COMMITTEE AMENDMENTS


On page two, section four-b, line twenty, after "$500" by inserting a period and striking out the remainder of the paragraph;
And,
On page two, section four-b, line twenty-four, after "$1,000" by inserting a period and striking out the remainder of the paragraph.




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