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Integrated Waste Management Fee Law

Public Resources Code

Part 7. Other Provisions

Chapter 2. Finances

Article 2.1 State Solid Waste Postclosure and Corrective Action Trust Fund *

Section 48010

48010. Election to participate. (a) (1) An operator of a landfill maintain evidence of financial ability pursuant to Article 4 (commencing with Section 43600) of Chapter 2 of Part 4, that is operating the landfill on July 1, 2011, and that elects to participate in the State Solid Waste Postclosure and Corrective Action Trust Fund pursuant to this article, shall submit written notice to the board on or before July 1, 2011.

(2) An operator of multiple landfills that elects to participate in the State Solid Waste Postclosure and Corrective Action Trust Fund is required to submit written notice that includes all of the operator's operating landfills and all other landfills in which that operator has in common ownership.

(3) The board shall provide to the state board the name and address, and any other information necessary to administer and collect the fee imposed pursuant to paragraph (2) of subdivision (b) of Section 48000, of every operator of a landfill electing to participate in the State Solid Waste Postclosure and Corrective Action Trust Fund on or before August 31, 2011.

(b) If an operator that is operating a landfill on July 1, 2011, submits a written notification to the board that it elects to participate after the trust fund fee goes into effect, the operator shall pay all trust fund fees applicable from January 1, 2012, and a 5-percent penalty before being allowed to participate.

(c) For new landfills that receive a solid waste facility permit after July 1, 2011, the operator's election to participate in the State Solid Waste Postclosure and Corrective Action Trust Fund shall be submitted in writing to the board before the board concurs in the issuance of the permit pursuant to Section 44009.

(d) All elections to participate made by landfill operators pursuant to this section are final, binding, and irrevocable for those operators and their successors and assignees.