A N A C T
RELATING TO USED OIL RECYCLING
It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
SECTION 1. Section 23-19.6-4 of the General Laws in Chapter 23-19.6 entitled "Used Oil Recycling" is hereby amended to read as follows:
23-19.6-4. Definitions -- As used in this chapter:
(1) "Director" means the director of the department of environmental management;
(2) "Person" means any individual, private or public corporation, partnership, cooperative, association, estate, municipality, political or jurisdictional subdivision, or government agency or instrumentality;
(3) "Recycle" means to prepare used oil for reuse as a petroleum product by refining, rerefining, reclaiming, reprocessing, or other means or to use used oil in a manner that substitutes for a petroleum product made from new oil; provided, that the preparation or use is operationally safe, environmentally sound, and complies with all laws and regulations;
(4) "Used oil" means a petroleum based oil which, after sale to a consumer, through use, storage, or handling has become unsuitable for its original purpose and is suitable for recycling, and furthermore, is
a hazardous waste subject to regulated under the Hazardous Waste Management Act of 1978 and the regulations promulgated pursuant thereto.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage.