70.94.011  <<  70.94.015 >>   70.94.017

Air pollution control accountAir operating permit account.

(1) The air pollution control account is established in the state treasury. All receipts collected by or on behalf of the department from RCW 70.94.151(2), and receipts from nonpermit program sources under RCW 70.94.152(1) and 70.94.154(7), and all receipts from RCW * 70.94.650, * 70.94.660, ** 82.44.020(2), and ** 82.50.405 shall be deposited into the account. Moneys in the account may be spent only after appropriation. Expenditures from the account may be used only to develop and implement the provisions of chapters 70.94 and 70.120 RCW.
(2) The amounts collected and allocated in accordance with this section shall be expended upon appropriation except as otherwise provided in this section and in accordance with the following limitations:
Portions of moneys received by the department of ecology from the air pollution control account shall be distributed by the department to local authorities based on:
(a) The level and extent of air quality problems within such authority's jurisdiction;
(b) The costs associated with implementing air pollution regulatory programs by such authority; and
(c) The amount of funding available to such authority from other sources, whether state, federal, or local, that could be used to implement such programs.
(3) The air operating permit account is created in the custody of the state treasurer. All receipts collected by or on behalf of the department from permit program sources under RCW 70.94.152(1), 70.94.161, 70.94.162, and 70.94.154(7) shall be deposited into the account. Expenditures from the account may be used only for the activities described in RCW 70.94.152(1), 70.94.161, 70.94.162, and 70.94.154(7). Moneys in the account may be spent only after appropriation.
[1998 c 321 § 33 (Referendum Bill No. 49, approved November 3, 1998); 1993 c 252 § 1; 1991 c 199 § 228.]

NOTES:

Reviser's note: *(1) RCW 70.94.650 and 70.94.660 were recodified as RCW 70.94.6528 and 70.94.6534 respectively pursuant to 2009 c 118 § 802.
**(2) RCW 82.44.020 and 82.50.405 were repealed by 2000 1st sp.s. c 1 § 2.
PurposeSeverability1998 c 321: See notes following RCW 82.14.045.
Contingent effective dates1998 c 321 §§ 23-42: See note following RCW 35.58.410.
Finding1991 c 199: See note following RCW 70.94.011.
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