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§ 7130.314. Regional Facility Protection Fund

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 35 P.S. Health and Safety

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 35 P.S. Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 39C. Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Act (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 3. Low-Level Waste Disposal
35 P.S. § 7130.314
§ 7130.314. Regional Facility Protection Fund
(a) Establishment and purpose.--There shall be established within the State Treasury a separate account to be known as the Regional Facility Protection Fund. All moneys in this fund are hereby appropriated to the department on a continuing basis for the following purposes:
(1) To pay claims for personal injury and property damage against the Commonwealth, host municipality and host county arising from their responsibilities under this act.
(2) To pay claims for personal injury and property damage against the regional facility licensee made at any time after the termination of the license arising from operation of the regional facility.
(b) Administration.--The Environmental Quality Board shall promulgate regulations, prepared by the department, to administer the Regional Facility Protection Fund. Such regulations shall include, but are not limited to, scope of coverage, further limits of liability, procedures for filing claims, presumptions and burdens of proof.
(c) Deposits.--All surcharges on waste disposed of at the regional facility under section 315(c)(1)(iv)1 and all interest earned thereon shall be deposited in the Regional Facility Protection Fund.
(d) Appeals.--All appeals from denial of a claim shall be to the Board of Claims. The department shall represent the Regional Facility Protection Fund in any such action.

Credits

1988, Feb. 9, P.L. 31, No. 12, § 314, imd. effective.

Footnotes

35 P.S. § 7130.315.
35 P.S. § 7130.314, PA ST 35 P.S. § 7130.314
Current through Act 4 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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