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§ 7130.701. Appointment and qualification of commissioners

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 7. Appalachian States Low-Level Radioactive Waste Commission
35 P.S. § 7130.701
§ 7130.701. Appointment and qualification of commissioners
As an initial host state under the compact, Pennsylvania's delegation to the commission shall consist of five members. Upon passage of this act, the Governor shall immediately appoint four voting members and four alternates. Each of the members and alternates shall be appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the Governor and be confirmed by a majority vote of the members elected to the Senate. Each appointee shall be a resident and citizen of this Commonwealth at the time of his appointment and for the duration of his term. No appointee shall, for three years prior to appointment, have a financial interest in or be employed by the operator of any low-level waste disposal facility, a subsidiary of the operator, parent company of the operator, a subcontractor of the operator, or in any corporation that utilizes the facility for disposal of its wastes. No member or alternate shall accept employment from any regional facility operator, a subsidiary of the operator, parent company of the operator, a subcontractor of the operator, any corporation that utilizes the facility for disposal of its wastes, brokers or carriers during his term of office and three years after leaving office. In the event that a member or alternate resigns, the Governor shall, subject to Senate confirmation, appoint a replacement to serve. Following selection of the site of the regional facility, the Governor shall appoint a voting member and alternate who shall be residents of the host municipality. The Governor shall notify the commission in writing of the identities of the members and the alternates.

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1988, Feb. 9, P.L. 31, No. 12, § 701, imd. effective.
35 P.S. § 7130.701, PA ST 35 P.S. § 7130.701
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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