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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1582         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 404

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Bruce E. Tarr

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to the removal and disposal of waste oil.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Bruce E. Tarr

First Essex and Middlesex


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1582        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 404

By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 404) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to remove and dispose of waste oil.  Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 387 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to the removal and disposal of waste oil.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              SECTION 1. Section 52A of Chapter 21 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting at the end thereof the following new paragraph: -

                          “No entity shall accept waste oil or petroleum products for disposal from any automobile service station marina serving powered watercraft or retail outlet selling automobile lubricating oil in the Commonwealth unless and until such entity has submitted a plan for the removal and proper disposal of such materials with the Department of Environmental Protection, and a copy of said plan has been provided to any party providing such materials for disposal.  Said plan shall include, but not be limited to; the methodology for collecting and transporting the waste oil, location where the waste oil is to be disposed, and procedures for processing and/or disposing of the waste oil.  Any person or entity that violates the provisions of this section shall be liable for a civil penalty of not more than $1,000 for each offense.

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