|S.F. No. 3061 - Petrofund/PVC Piping Reimbursement; Retail and Vehicle Reimbursement Repeal; (Second Engrossment)|
|Author:||Senator Rod Skoe|
|Prepared by:||Darlene Sliwa, Senate Research (651/296-1890)|
|Date:||April 1, 2008|
Section 1, subdivision 3, transfers authority from the Pollution Control Agency to the Petroleum
Tank Release Compensation Board to recover expenses from taking a corrective action.
Section 2, subdivision 3h, removes obsolete language.
Section 3, subdivision 3k, paragraph (a), defines "residential locations" and "qualified person" for the purpose of the subdivision.
Paragraph (b) requires the board to reimburse a qualified person 90 percent of the cost for replacing PVC piping with metal piping at residential locations between May 1, 2008, and September 1, 2011, provided that the board determines the costs were incurred and reasonable. Provides that the reimbursement may not exceed $250 per residential location and the maximum expenditure from the fund may not exceed $1,500,000.
Paragraph (c) provides that a heating oil vendor is not responsible for a heating oil spill inside a residence if the spill was solely caused by the failure of a tank or appurtenance that is owned by the homeowner.
Section 4 repeals Minnesota Statutes, section 115C.09, subdivision 3j (Reimbursement; Retail locations and transport vehicles).
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