AN ACT TO RESTORE ASSISTANCE TO COUNTIES WITH THE CLEANUP OF SCRAP TIRES.
Amends GS 105-187.19 to require that 17% of the net proceeds of the scrap tire disposal tax be credited to the Scrap Tire Disposal Account, with 13% credited to the General Fund (was, the entire 30% was credited to the General Fund).
Reenacts GS 130A-309.36, Scrap Tire Disposal Account, as it existed immediately prior to repeal and makes the following changes. Removes the deadline for the report to the Environmental Review Commission (ERC) on the the implementation of the NC Scrap Tire Disposal Act.
Repeals GS 130A-309.64 concerning grants for the disposal of scrap tires and activities related to scrap tires.
Amends GS 130A-309.06 to require the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to include in its annual report to the ERC and specified NCGA division on solid waste management, the beginning and ending balances in the Scrap Tire Disposal Account for the reporting period, and the amount credited to the Scrap Tire Disposal Account during the reporting period. Makes conforming changes.
Amends GS 130A-309.09C to provide that local governments that do not comply with the requirements of GS 130A-309.09A(b) (requiring making a good-faith effort to achieve the State's 40% municipal solid waste reduction goal and to comply with the State's comprehensive solid waste management plan), GS 130A-309.09A(d) (requiring annual reporting on the solid waste management programs and waste reduction activities within the unit of local government), and GS 130A-309.09B(a) (including specific requirements for a local government's solid waste reduction program) are not eligible for grants from the Scrap Tire Disposal Account.
Effective July 1, 2021.
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