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H.708

AN ACT RELATING TO PROVIDING THAT JUNKYARDS SHALL BE REGULATED BY THE SECRETARY OF NATURAL RESOURCES INSTEAD OF THE AGENCY OF TRANSPORTATION

It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:

Sec. 1.  TRANSFER OF JURISDICTION OVER JUNKYARDS

(a) By no later than January 15, 2007, the secretary of natural resources shall present to the legislative committees on natural resources and energy draft legislation and budgetary recommendations required to transfer to the agency of natural resources jurisdiction over junkyards that are currently regulated by the agency of transportation under 24 V.S.A. chapter 61, subchapter 10.

(b)  Any draft legislation proposed, or an accompanying report, shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

(1)  a listing of all environmental pollutants that the agency of natural resources will be seeking to regulate, and the anticipated or expected remedial solutions for regulation or treatment of these pollutants;

(2)  storm water runoff requirements for salvage yards;

(3)  a recommendation for treatment of unlicensed salvage yards; and

(4)  provisions for the re-identification and detailed description of junkyards and salvage yards.



Published by:

The Vermont General Assembly
115 State Street
Montpelier, Vermont


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