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Senate Bill 0461

Senate Bill 0461

ARCHIVE (2002)

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DIGEST OF SB 461 (Updated March 14, 2002 5:49 PM - DI 52)

Allows the establishment of county onsite waste management districts. Specifies the requirements for: (1) establishment through a petition and hearing process; (2) inclusion of area in a municipality under certain circumstances; (3) dissolution; and (4) operations. Specifies that in certain counties imposition of rates and charges by the district must be approved by the county council. With respect to onsite residential sewage discharging disposal systems installed to repair failed septic systems in certain counties: (1) allows the local health department to issue operating permits under certain circumstances if the county has established a county onsite waste management district; (2) directs the state department of health (SDOH) to take action to allow for the issuance of operational permits in the county; (3) directs the department of environmental management to apply for a general permit from the United States Environmental Protection Agency covering the point source discharge from onsite residential sewage discharging disposal systems in the county; and (4) directs SDOH to take action to develop residential septic system technologies.
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