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  260.475.  Fees to be paid by hazardous waste generators — exceptions — deposit of moneys — violations, penalty — deposit — fee requirement, expiration. — 1. Every hazardous waste generator located in Missouri shall pay, in addition to the fees imposed in section 260.380, a fee of twenty-five dollars per ton annually on all hazardous waste which is discharged, deposited, dumped or placed into or on the soil as a final action, and two dollars per ton on all other hazardous waste transported off site. No fee shall be imposed upon any hazardous waste generator who registers less than ten tons of hazardous waste annually pursuant to section 260.380, or upon:

  (1) Hazardous waste which must be disposed of as provided by a remedial plan for an abandoned or uncontrolled hazardous waste site;

  (2) Fly ash waste, bottom ash waste, slag waste and flue gas emission control waste generated primarily from the combustion of coal or other fossil fuels;

  (3) Solid waste from the extraction, beneficiation and processing of ores and minerals, including phosphate rock and overburden from the mining of uranium ore and smelter slag waste from the processing of materials into reclaimed metals;

  (4) Cement kiln dust waste;

  (5) Waste oil; or

  (6) Hazardous waste that is:

  (a) Reclaimed or reused for energy and materials;

  (b) Transformed into new products which are not wastes;

  (c) Destroyed or treated to render the hazardous waste nonhazardous; or

  (d) Waste discharged to a publicly owned treatment works.

  2. The fees imposed in this section shall be reported and paid to the department on an annual basis not later than the first of January. The payment shall be accompanied by a return in such form as the department may prescribe.

  3. All moneys collected or received by the department pursuant to this section shall be transmitted to the department of revenue for deposit in the state treasury to the credit of the hazardous waste fund created pursuant to section 260.391. Following each annual reporting date, the state treasurer shall certify the amount deposited in the fund to the commission.

  4. If any generator or transporter fails or refuses to pay the fees imposed by this section, or fails or refuses to furnish any information reasonably requested by the department relating to such fees, there shall be imposed, in addition to the fee determined to be owed, a penalty of fifteen percent of the fee shall be deposited in the hazardous waste fund.

  5. If the fees or any portion of the fees imposed by this section are not paid by the date prescribed for such payment, there shall be imposed interest upon the unpaid amount at the rate of ten percent per annum from the date prescribed for its payment until payment is actually made, all of which shall be deposited in the hazardous waste fund.

  6. The state treasurer is authorized to deposit all of the moneys in the hazardous waste fund in any of the qualified depositories of the state. All such deposits shall be secured in such a manner and shall be made upon such terms and conditions as are now or may hereafter be provided for by law relative to state deposits. Interest received on such deposits shall be credited to the hazardous waste fund.

  *7. This fee shall expire December 31, 2013, except that the department shall levy and collect this fee for any hazardous waste generated prior to such date and reported to the department.


(L. 1983 H.B. 528, A.L. 1985 S.B. 110, A.L. 1988 S.B. 535, A.L. 1994 H.B. 1156, A.L. 1999 S.B. 353, A.L. 2000 S.B. 577, A.L. 2004 S.B. 1040, A.L. 2005 S.B. 225, A.L. 2011 S.B. 135)

Effective 6-22-11

*Fee expires 12-31-13

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