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  260.278.  Performance bond or letter of credit required for transporter of scrap tires, when — provisions required — forfeiture of bond, when, procedure — bond requirement ceases, when. — 1.  A person who has, within the preceding twenty-four months, been found guilty or pleaded guilty to a violation of section 260.270 which involves the transport of scrap tires may not be granted a permit to transport scrap tires unless the person seeking the permit has provided to the department a performance bond or letter of credit as provided under this section.

  2.  The bond or letter shall be conditioned upon faithful compliance with the terms and conditions of the permit and section 260.270 and shall be in the amount of ten thousand dollars.

  3.  Such performance bond, placed on file with the department, shall be in one of the following forms:

  (1)  A performance bond, payable to the department and issued by an institution authorized to issue such bonds in this state; or

  (2)  An irrevocable letter of credit issued in favor of and payable to the department from a commercial bank or savings and loan having an office in the state of Missouri.

  4.  Upon a determination by the department that a person has violated the terms and conditions of the permit or section 260.270, the department shall notify the person that the bond or letter of credit shall be forfeited and the moneys placed in an appropriate subaccount of the solid waste management fund, created under section 260.330, for remedial action.

  5.  The department shall expend whatever portion of the bond or letter of credit necessary to conduct resource recovery or nuisance abatement activities to alleviate any condition resulting from a violation of section 260.270 or the terms and conditions of a permit.

  6.  The requirement for a person to provide a performance bond or a letter of credit under this section shall cease for that person after two consecutive years in which the person has not been found guilty or pleaded guilty to a violation of section 260.270.


(L. 1995 S.B. 60 & 112, A.L. 2005 S.B. 225)

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