language to be deleted (2) new language
relating to environment; modifying petroleum tank release provisions;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.7411, subdivision 6; 115C.02, subdivision 14, by adding a subdivision; 115C.07, subdivision 3; 514.671, subdivision 5.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Certain data in connection with a petroleum tank release are classified under section 115C.03, subdivision 3.
"Tank" means any one or a combination of containers, vessels, and enclosures, including structures and appurtenances connected to them, that is, or has been, used to contain, dispense, store, or transport petroleum.
"Tank" does not include
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.
(a) The board shall adopt rules regarding its practices and procedures, the form and procedure for applications for compensation from the fund, procedures for investigation of claims and specifying the costs that are eligible for reimbursement from the fund.
(b) The board may adopt rules requiring certification of environmental consultants.
(c) The board may adopt other rules necessary to implement this chapter.
(d) The board may use section 14.389 to adopt rules specifying the competitive bidding requirements for consultant services proposals.
(e) The board may use section 14.389 to adopt rules specifying the written proposal and invoice requirements for consultant services.
"Commissioner" means the commissioner of the Pollution Control Agency and the commissioner of agriculture.
Presented to the governor April 13, 2010
Signed by the governor April 15, 2010, 11:59 a.m.