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    Laws of Minnesota 1993 

                        CHAPTER 87-H.F.No. 1424 
           An act relating to pollution control; exempting 
          certain storage tanks from notification, environmental 
          protection, tank installer training and certification, 
          and other requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 
          1992, sections 115.03, by adding a subdivision; and 
          116.47. 
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
    Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 115.03, is 
amended by adding a subdivision to read: 
    Subd. 8.  [EXEMPTIONS FOR ABOVEGROUND STORAGE TANKS.] The 
commissioner may not adopt rules under this section that 
regulate the use of the following aboveground storage tanks: 
    (1) farm or residential tanks of 1,100 gallons or less 
capacity used for storing motor fuel for noncommercial purposes; 
    (2) tanks of 1,100 gallons or less capacity used for 
storing heating oil for consumptive use on the premises where 
stored; 
    (3) tanks used for storing liquids that are gaseous at 
atmospheric temperature and pressure; or 
    (4) tanks used for storing agricultural chemicals regulated 
under chapter 18B, 18C, or 18D. 
    Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 116.47, is 
amended to read: 
    116.47 [EXEMPTIONS.] 
    Sections 116.48, 116.49, and 116.491 do not apply to: 
    (1) farm or residential tanks of 1,100 gallons or less 
capacity used for storing motor fuel for noncommercial purposes; 
    (2) tanks of 1,100 gallons or less capacity used for 
storing heating oil for consumptive use on the premises where 
stored; 
    (2) (3) pipeline facilities, including gathering lines, 
regulated under the Natural Gas Pipeline Safety Act of 1968, 
United States Code, title 49, chapter 24, or the Hazardous 
Liquid Pipeline Safety Act of 1979, United States Code, title 
49, chapter 29; 
    (3) (4) surface impoundments, pits, ponds, or lagoons; 
    (4) (5) storm water or waste water collection systems; 
    (5) (6) flow-through process tanks; 
    (6) (7) tanks located in an underground area, including 
basements, cellars, mineworkings, drifts, shafts, or tunnels, if 
the storage tank is located upon or above the surface of the 
floor; or 
    (7) (8) septic tanks; 
    (9) tanks used for storing liquids that are gaseous at 
atmospheric temperature and pressure; or 
    (10) tanks used for storing agricultural chemicals 
regulated under chapter 18B, 18C, or 18D. 
    Sec. 3.  [EXEMPTION FROM EXISTING RULES.] 
    Tanks described in section 1 are exempt from existing rules 
adopted under Minnesota Statutes, section 115.03, that regulate 
the use of aboveground storage tanks. 
    Sec. 4.  [EFFECTIVE DATE.] 
    This act is effective the day following final enactment. 
    Presented to the governor May 3, 1993 
    Signed by the governor May 5, 1993, 6:22 p.m.