AN ACT TO (1) BROADEN THE TYPES OF SUBSURFACE WASTEWATER TREATMENT SYSTEMS THAT MAY SERVE AS THE BASIS FOR DESIGNATED REPAIR AREA REQUIREMENTS FOR REPLACEMENT WASTEWATER TREATMENT SYSTEMS AND (2) MAKE CAPACITY AND MANAGEMENT CHANGES FOR CERTAIN DISPERSAL SYSTEMS. Enacted July 13, 2015. Effective July 13, 2015.
Summary date: Jul 14 2015 - View summary
Summary date: Jun 25 2015 - View summary
Senate amendment makes the following changes to the 3rd edition.
Requires the repeal of 15A NCAC 18A .1956(6)(c) (Modifications to Septic Tank Systems Rule: Saprolite System, Design Daily Flow) instead of 15A NCAC 18A .1956(6)(Modifications to Septic Tank Systems Rule: Saprolite System Rule).
Summary date: Jun 24 2015 - View summary
Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 2nd edition.
Amends the long title.
Directs the Commission for Public Health (Commission) to amend 15A NCAC 18A .1956(7)(d) (Modifications to Septic Tank Systems: Sand Lined Trench System Rule) to provide that a Public Management Entity with a Certified Operator is not required for sand lined trench systems when drainage is utilized to lower the water table on a site. Provides that the above rule is to be implemented until a substantively identical permanent rule is adopted as specified.
Directs the Department of Health and Human Services or the Commission to repeal 15A NCAC 18A .1956(6) (Modifications to Septic Tank Systems: Saprolite System Rule) on or before December 1, 2015. Further provides that until the repeal is effective, no state agency or local government can implement or enforce the Saprolite System Rule.
Makes technical changes.
Summary date: Apr 27 2015 - View summary
House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.
Adds that nothing in the act repeals or amends existing portions of the Repair Reserve Rule granting exemptions from repair area requirements. Requires the adoption of a rule to amend the Repair Reserve Rule (was, requires the adoption of a rule to replace the Repair Reserve Rule), as directed in the act.
Makes clarifying and technical changes.
Summary date: Apr 15 2015 - View summary
Directs the Commission for Public Health and the Department of Health and Human Services to enact a temporary rule, to replace 15A NCAC 18A .1945, "Repair Reserve Rule," concerning septic tanks, that allows a repair area that accommodates replacement systems as specified. Provides that the temporary rule is effective until the Commission for Public Health adopts the permanent rule to replace the Repair Reserve Rule. Requires the permanent rule to be substantively identical to the temporary rule. Provides that the permanent rule will become effective as though 10 written objections have been received, pursuant to the rule-making provisions of the Administrative Procedure Act, GS Chapter 150B, Article 2A.