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                            CHAPTER 351-S.F.No. 2499 
                  An act relating to the environment; delaying the 
                  effective date for certain used motor oil and motor 
                  oil filter provisions; requiring a plan for collection 
                  and recycling of used motor oil and used motor oil 
                  filters; amending Laws 1995, chapter 220, section 142. 
        BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
           Section 1.  Laws 1995, chapter 220, section 142, is amended 
        to read: 
           Sec. 142.  [EFFECTIVE DATES.] 
           Sections 2, 5, 7, 20, 42, 44 to 49, 56, 57, 101, 102, 117, 
        and 141, paragraph (d), are effective the day following final 
        enactment. 
           Sections 114, 115, 118, and 121 are effective January 1, 
        1996. 
           Sections 119, 120, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, and 5, and 141, 
        paragraph (c), are effective July 1, 1996. 
           Section 141, paragraph (b), is effective June 30, 1999. 
           Section 119 is effective September 1, 1996. 
           Section 120, subdivision 1, is effective July 1, 1999. 
           Sec. 2.  [PLAN.] 
           (a) By September 1, 1996, an industry group representing 
        retailers and manufacturers that sell motor oil and motor oil 
        filters shall submit a list to the commissioner of the pollution 
        control agency of all existing current sites that collect used 
        motor oil, used motor oil filters, or both, from the public, 
        delineating which sites collect for free, that can be publicly 
        promoted. 
           (b) By September 1, 1996, an industry group representing 
        retailers and manufacturers that sell motor oil and motor oil 
        filters shall submit to the commissioner of the pollution 
        control agency a plan for a collection and recycling system for 
        used motor oil and used motor oil filters generated by the 
        public under which: 
           (1) at least 90 percent of state residents outside the 
        seven-county metropolitan area would have access to a free 
        collection site for used motor oil and used motor oil filters 
        within 25 miles of their residences; 
           (2) at least 90 percent of state residents within the 
        seven-county metropolitan area and state residents of cities 
        with populations of greater than 2,000 residents would have 
        access to a free collection site for used motor oil and used 
        motor oil filters within five miles of their residences; and 
           (3) at least one free collection site for used motor oil 
        and used motor oil filters generated by the public would be 
        located in each county.  
           (c) The plan required in paragraph (b) must include: 
           (1) an explanation of the proposed system for collecting 
        and recycling used motor oil and used motor oil filters; 
           (2) a clear assignment of responsibility and accountability 
        for implementation; 
           (3) a strategy for educating the parties responsible for 
        implementing the plan; 
           (4) a strategy for educating the public on how to recycle 
        used motor oil and used motor oil filters; 
           (5) a description of government's role, if any; and 
           (6) recommendations for legislation, if necessary. 
           (d) The plan must be implemented by June 1, 1997, and the 
        requirements in paragraph (b), clauses (1) to (3), must be met 
        by December 31, 1997.  The industry group must also submit a 
        list of sites that collect used motor oil and used motor oil 
        filters from the public, specifying those sites that collect 
        used motor oil and used motor filters for free, to the pollution 
        control agency by December 31, 1997.  The agency must be 
        informed by the industry group when sites begin and cease to 
        collect, or charge for the collection of, used motor oil and 
        used motor oil filters from the public, in order to allow the 
        agency to provide the public with accurate information regarding 
        collection sites. 
           (e) The industry group and the agency shall monitor the 
        effects of the collection system set forth in the plan required 
        in paragraph (b) to determine whether the requirements in 
        clauses (1) to (3) of that paragraph have been met.  By November 
        1, 1998, the industry group shall submit information to the 
        agency on the amount of used oil and the number of used oil 
        filters collected.  
           (f) By January 15, 1999, the commissioner of the pollution 
        control agency shall report to the environment and natural 
        resources committees of the senate and the house of 
        representatives on the amount of used motor oil and used motor 
        oil filters being recycled and whether the requirements in 
        paragraph (b), clauses (1) to (3), have been met. 
           Presented to the governor March 19, 1996 
           Signed by the governor March 20, 1996, 3:37 p.m.