BILL NUMBER: AB 1986 INTRODUCED BILL TEXT INTRODUCED BY Assembly Member Davis FEBRUARY 23, 2012 An act relating to hazardous waste. LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST AB 1986, as introduced, Davis. Hazardous waste: public utilities. Existing law exempts a person who initially collects certain types of hazardous waste at a remote site and transports the hazardous waste to a consolidation site from complying with the existing requirements concerning possession of a manifest and registration as a hazardous waste transporter, if the person complies with specified conditions, including if not more than 275 gallons or 2,500 pounds, whichever is greater, of hazardous waste is transported in any shipment. Existing law exempts a public utility, local publicly owned utility, or municipal utility from those limits with regard to the transportation of a certain amount of mineral oil or of hazardous wastewater from the dewatering of utility vaults. This bill would declare the intention of the Legislature to enact subsequent legislation regarding the transportation of hazardous waste by public utilities. Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: no. State-mandated local program: no. THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: SECTION 1. It is the intent of the Legislature to enact subsequent legislation regarding the transportation of hazardous waste by public utilities.