Laws, Regulations & Annotations

Business Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2011
 

Underground Storage Tank Maintenance Fee Law

Health and Safety Code

Chapter 6.7. Underground Storage of Hazardous Substances

Section 25280.5

25280.5. Additional legislative findings and declaration. The Legislature finds and declares all of the following:

(a) Subchapter IX (commencing with Section 6991) of Chapter 82 of Title 42 of the United States Code provides for regulation of underground storage tanks and allows underground storage tanks to be regulated pursuant to a state program, in lieu of a federal program, in states which are authorized to implement these provisions.

(b) It is in the interest of the people of the state, in order to avoid direct regulation by the federal government of persons already subject to regulation under state law pursuant to this chapter, to authorize the state to implement the provisions of Subchapter IX (commencing with Section 6991) of Chapter 82 of Title 42 of the United States Code, including any acts amending or supplementing Subchapter IX and any federal regulations and guidelines adopted pursuant to Subchapter IX.