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      RS 36:239     

  

§239.  Transfer of agencies and functions to Department of Environmental Quality

A.  Repealed by Acts 2012, No. 811, §17, eff. July 1, 2012.

B.  The following agencies, as defined in R.S. 36:3, are hereby abolished and their powers, duties, functions, and responsibilities are transferred to the secretary of the Department of Environmental Quality and shall be exercised and performed as provided in Part IV of Chapter 22 of this Title:

(1)  Governor's Council on Environmental Quality (R.S. 40:2351 et seq.)

(2)  Citizen's Advisory Board to the Governor's Council on Environmental Quality (R.S. 40:2354)

(3)  Repealed by Acts 2012, No. 811, §17, eff. July 1, 2012.

(4)  Environmental Control Commission (R.S. 30:2013)

(5)  Repealed by Acts 2012, No. 811, §17, eff. July 1, 2012.

(6)  The Louisiana Litter Reduction and Public Action Commission, previously abolished by Act No. 1137 of the 2001 Regular Session, (R.S. 30:2521 et seq.)

C.  The Motor Fuels Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund Advisory Board (R.S. 30:2195 et seq.) is placed within the Department of Environmental Quality and shall exercise and perform its powers, duties, functions, and responsibilities as otherwise provided by law.

D.  Repealed by Acts 1989, No. 662, §8, eff. July 7, 1989.

E.  The Board of Certification and Training for Solid Waste Management System Operators (R.S. 37:3151 et seq.) is placed within the Department of Environmental Quality and shall exercise and perform its powers, duties, functions, and responsibilities in the manner provided for agencies transferred in accordance with R.S. 36:803.

F.  Repealed by Acts 1989, No. 662, §8, eff. July 7, 1989.

G.  Repealed by Acts 2001, No. 524, §2.

H.  The Louisiana Small Business Compliance Advisory Panel (R.S. 30:2062) is placed within the Department of Environmental Quality and shall exercise and perform its powers, duties, functions, and responsibilities in the manner provided for agencies transferred in accordance with R.S. 36:914.

Added by Acts 1983, No. 97, §2, eff. Feb. 1, 1984.  Acts 1984, No. 795, §2, eff. July 13, 1984; Acts 1984, No. 514, §2, eff. July 6, 1984; Acts 1984, No. 862, §4; Acts 1987, No. 248, §2, eff. July 3, 1987; Acts 1988, No. 724, §2, eff. July 18, 1988; Acts 1989, No. 662, §4, §8, eff. July 7, 1989; Acts 1992, No. 1037, §2; Acts 1995, No. 1019, §2; Acts 2001, No. 524, §2; Acts 2005, No. 428, §1, eff. July 1, 2005; Acts 2006, No. 713, §4, eff. July 1, 2006; Acts 2012, No. 811, §§11, 17, eff. July 1, 2012; Acts 2013, No. 220, §14, eff. June 11, 2013.



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