Laws, Regulations & Annotations

Business Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2018

Hazardous Waste Fee Health and Safety Code


Article 6. Transportation

Section 25160.3

25160.3. Electronic manifest filing. (a) Any person generating hazardous waste that is transported or submitted for transportation, for offsite handling, treatment, storage, disposal, or a combination thereof, subject to the manifest requirements of Section 25160, and any facility operator in the state who receives hazardous waste for handling, treatment, storage, disposal, or any combination thereof, that was transported subject to the manifest requirements of Section 25160, may submit an electronic report to the department in lieu of the copy of the manifests required by subdivision (b) or (e) of Section 25160. The electronic report shall contain the information required by the department pursuant to subdivision (c) of Section 25160, and shall be provided no more than five business days after the end of the previous calendar month, or, if submitted bimonthly, no more than 10 business days after the previous two calendar weeks. The electronic report shall utilize the standardized electronic format and protocol for the exchange of electronic data established by the Secretary for Environmental Protection pursuant to Part 2 (commencing with Section 71050) of Division 34 of the Public Resources Code.

(b) The signatures required by Section 25160 and retained through the electronic reporting authorized by this section shall conform with the electronic signature techniques prescribed pursuant to Section 71066 of the Public Resources Code. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, printed representations of signatures and other information submitted in an electronic report pursuant to this section shall not be rendered inadmissible in any civil or criminal action by the best evidence rule and shall be deemed to meet the requirements of Section 1507 of the Evidence Code.