2000-H 7615
Enacted 7/13/2000

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Introduced By:  Representatives Watson and Quick Date Introduced:  February 3, 2000

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.

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