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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 deletionowner of a landfill deletionfor which evidence of financial ability is maintained pursuant to Article 4 (commencing with Section 43600) of Chapter 2 of Part 4, deletionwhose landfill is operating on January 1, 2012, 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 deletionDepartment of Resources Recycling and Recovery on or before deletionJanuary 1, 2012.

(2) Except as provided in paragraph (3), deletionan owner 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 deletionowner's operating landfills and all other landfills in which that deletionowner has in common ownership.

(3) A landfill with multiple owners may participate only if all owners of that landfill elect to participate. Participation of a landfill with multiple owners shall not obligate a partial owner of that landfill to include any other landfill at which that owner has full or partial ownership.

deletion(4) The deletionDepartment of Resources Recycling and Recovery 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 deletionowner of a landfill electing to participate in the State Solid Waste Postclosure and Corrective Action Trust Fund on or before deletionFebruary 29, 2012.

(b) If an operator that is operating a landfill on deletionJanuary 1, 2012, submits a written notification to the deletionDepartment of Resources Recycling and Recovery 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 deletionJanuary 1, 2012, the deletionowner's election to participate in the State Solid Waste Postclosure and Corrective Action Trust Fund shall be submitted in writing to the deletionDepartment of Resources Recycling and Recovery before the deletiondepartment concurs in the issuance of the permit pursuant to Section 44009.

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