H.R. 767 (103rd): Solid Waste Disposal Relief Act of 1993

103rd Congress, 1993–1994. Text as of Feb 03, 1993 (Introduced).

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HR 767 IH

103d CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 767

To provide for a 2-year delay in the effective date of certain regulations applicable to municipal solid waste landfills under the Solid Waste Disposal Act.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 3, 1993

Mr. ENGLISH of Oklahoma introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce


A BILL

To provide for a 2-year delay in the effective date of certain regulations applicable to municipal solid waste landfills under the Solid Waste Disposal Act.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ‘Solid Waste Disposal Relief Act of 1993’.

SEC. 2. EXEMPTION OF CERTAIN EXISTING FACILITIES FROM MEETING REVISED CRITERIA FOR LANDFILLS.

    (a) EXEMPTION- During the 2-year period commencing October 9, 1993, all municipal solid waste landfills existing as of October 8, 1993, which meet the requirements of the criteria applicable as of January 1, 1993, to such landfills under section 4004(a) of the Solid Waste Disposal Act (42 U.S.C. 6944(a)) (as required by section 4010(c) of such Act) shall be exempt from any revised criteria established for such landfills.

    (b) PRIOR CRITERIA APPLICABLE DURING EXEMPTION PERIOD- Landfills exempt from revised criteria as provided in subsection (a) shall, during the 2-year exemption period, be subject to the criteria applicable to such landfills as of January 1, 1993.

    (c) EFFECTIVE DATE OF REVISED CRITERIA- After the expiration of the 2-year exemption period on October 9, 1995, all municipal solid waste landfills shall be subject to the revised criteria established for such landfills under section 4004(a) of the Solid Waste Disposal Act (42 U.S.C. 6944(a)) or any subsequent revised criteria.