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Closure and Postclosure Maintenance

The Office of Administrative Law approved the regulations on February 25, 2003. The regulations are effective immediately.

Description

Revision of regulations concerning closure and postclosure maintenance in response to the December 2000 Bureau of State Audits report on the Board.

Affected Regulatory Code Sections

Title 27, California Code of Regulations, Division 2

Sections 20164, 21110, 21570, 21640, 21780, 21860, 21865, and 21870

Rulemaking History

Staff conducted public workshops on November 28, 2001, in Diamond Bar, California and on November 30, 2001, in Sacramento, California to solicit comments on draft regulatory text. At its February 19-20, 2002, meeting the Board directed staff to seek additional input from stakeholders and return to the Board in April 2002.

At its April 8, 2002, meeting the Permitting and Enforcement Committee directed staff to seek additional input from stakeholders and return to request direction to begin a 45-day comment period.

On May 6, 2002, the Permitting and Enforcement Committee directed staff to begin a 45-day comment period. The comment period ran from July 19 through September 2, 2002. The Board conducted a public hearing on September 9, 2002.

At its November 12, 2002 meeting the Permitting and Enforcement Committee directed staff to begin a 15-day public comment period for changes made to the proposed text. The comment period ran from November 13 through November 27, 2002.

The Board adopted the regulations at its December 10, 2002 meeting. The Office of Administrative Law approved the regulations on February 25, 2003. The regulations are effective immediately.

Stakeholder Input

  • Notice of Public Workshops, November 2001 (Word, 144 KB): Notice of November 2001 public workshops and mailing list request form.

Rulemaking Documents

  • Final Text, February 2003 (Word, 113 KB): Final text approved by OAL on February 25, 2003.
  • Final Statement of Reasons, Addendum, February 2003 (Word, 23 KB): Addendum to Updated Statement of Reasons explaining the purpose and intent of the regulations.
  • Final Statement of Reasons, December 2002 (Word, 66 KB): Updated Statement of Reasons explaining the purpose and intent of the regulations.
  • Response to Comments, December 2002 (Word, 30 KB): Responses to comments received.
  • Proposed Text, November 2002 (MS Word, 110 KB): Proposed text of permanent regulations for a 15-day comment period.
  • Proposed Text, May 2002 (MS Word, 106 KB): Proposed text of permanent regulations published for 45-day comment period.
  • Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, July 2002 (MS Word, 159 KB): Information published in the California Regulatory Notice Register 45 days prior to the end of the public comment period, which references the proceedings, statutory authority, an informative digest describing existing laws, any mandates and the effect of the proposed action on small business.
  • Initial Statement of Reasons, May 2002 (MS Word, 59 KB): A statement of the specific purpose and the rationale for the determination that this regulation is necessary to carry out the purpose for which it is proposed. Any alternatives considered and technical documents are also noted here.
  • 4th Draft Informal Text, April 2002 (Word, 106 KB): Draft regulatory text for consideration of approval to begin 45-day public comment period.
  • 3rd Draft Informal Text, March 2002 (Word, 118 KB): Draft regulatory text for consideration of approval to begin 45-day public comment period.
  • 2nd Draft Informal Text, February 2002 (Word, 110 KB): Draft regulatory text for consideration of approval to begin 45-day public comment period.
  • 1st Draft Informal Text, November 13, 2001 (Word, 94 KB): Draft regulatory language distributed for informal review and comment.
Last updated: February 27, 2003
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