CHAPTER NO. 1089

SENATE BILL NO. 695

By Dixon, Gilbert, Harper

Substituted for: House Bill No. 1061

By Lois DeBerry, Pruitt, Langster, Cooper, Armstrong, Ulysses Jones, Bowers, Jackson,

Mr. Speaker Naifeh

AN ACT To amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 68, Chapter 212, relative to regulating the location of hazardous waste facilities near residential, daycare, park, church or school property.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE:

SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 68-212-105, is amended by adding the following language:

(6) Site a new commercial hazardous waste facility less than one thousand five hundred feet (1,500') from residential, daycare, church, park or school property.

SECTION 2. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 68-212-107(d), is amended by adding the following new subdivision:

(11) Regulations implementing the distance restrictions established by 68-212-105(6).

SECTION 3. Regulations promulgated by the department pursuant to the provisions of this act implementing distance requirements shall require that distance be measured from the actual location of the hazardous waste facility to the property line of the residential, daycare, church, park or school property.

SECTION 4. This act shall take effect July 1, 1997, the public welfare requiring it.

PASSED: May 1, 1998

APPROVED this 19th day of May 1998