124th Legislature

Second Regular Session

Chapter 211

H.P. 1314 - L.D. 1827

Resolve, To Review the Waste Motor Oil Disposal Site Remediation Program

Sec. 1. Stakeholder group. Resolved: That the Department of Environmental Protection, referred to in this resolve as "the department," shall coordinate a review of the waste motor oil disposal site remediation program under the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 10, chapter 110, subchapter 1-F, referred to in this resolve as "the program." The department shall invite the participation of a stakeholder group in the review. The group must include the State Tax Assessor or the assessor's designee, a representative of the Finance Authority of Maine, representatives of sellers and distributors of lubricating oil, consumers of lubricating oil, potentially responsible parties at the waste motor oil disposal sites identified in Title 10, section 963-A, subsection 51-E and new motor vehicle dealers and other interested parties. The review must include, but is not limited to, the following:

1. Revenue collections under the program;

2. Methods to enhance enforceability of payment of the premium pursuant to Title 10, section 1020, subsection 6-A under the program;

3. Funding options to increase revenue to support additional revenue obligation securities issuances under the program; and

4. The premium paid for prepackaged motor vehicle oil that is stored in the State, and then sold out-of-state.

By December 1, 2010, the department shall submit a written report of the findings of the review under this section and any recommendations concerning the review to the joint standing committee of the Legislature having jurisdiction over natural resources matters. The report may include suggested legislation.

Office of the Revisor of Statutes
State House, Room 108
Augusta, ME 04333