AB 1776, as amended, Obernolte. Hazardous waste: disposal: exemption.
Existing law prohibits the management of hazardous waste except in accordance with the hazardous waste control laws and prohibits the disposal of hazardous waste except at a disposal site or at a facility of an owner or operator who holds a valid hazardous waste facilities permit or other grant of authorization from the
begin delete Department of Toxic Substances Controlend delete to use and operate the site or facility. Existing law defines the term “disposal” for purposes of the hazardous waste control laws as including the discharge, deposit, injection, dumping, spilling, leaking, or placing of a waste into or on any land.
begin delete bill would exclude,end delete from the definition of the term “disposal” under those begin delete laws,end delete the onsite movement of soil at an active outdoor sport shooting range, as defined, if
this movement is done to facilitate the removal and recycling of spent ammunition materials existing on the site as a result of the normal use of the shooting begin delete rangeend delete and the residual soil is replaced within the area from which it was originally removed.
Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: yes. State-mandated local program: no.
The people of the State of California do enact as follows:
Section 25113 of the Health and Safety Code is
2amended to read:
(a) (1) “Disposal” means either of the following:
4(A) The discharge, deposit, injection, dumping, spilling, leaking,
5or placing of any waste so that the waste or any constituent of the
6waste is or may be emitted into the air or discharged into or on
7any land or waters, including groundwaters, or may otherwise
8enter the environment.
9(B) The abandonment of any waste.
begin delete“Disposal” end deletedoes not include the onsite
13movement of soil at an active outdoor sport shooting range if this
14movement is done to facilitate the removal and recycling of spent
15ammunition materials existing on the site as a result of the normal
16use of the shooting
begin delete rangeend delete and the residual soil is replaced within
20the area from which it was originally removed.
4 For purposes of this section, “sport shooting range” has the
5same meaning as in paragraph (2) of subdivision (a) of Section
63482.1 of the Civil Code.
7(b) The amendment of this section by Section 2 of Chapter 1436
8of the Statutes of 1989 does not constitute a change in, but is
9declaratory of, the existing law.