Summary: H.R.3885 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/24/1990)

Makes it unlawful to ship or transport any solid waste generated in a State into another State for treatment or disposal if such shipment or transportation is in violation of the laws of the recipient State.

Authorizes States to enact and enforce laws regulating the treatment and disposition of solid waste, including laws regulating the importation of such wastes into States.

Prescribes penalties for violations of this Act, including up to ten years' imprisonment for subsequent violations.

Requires the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, by regulation, to require persons transporting or shipping more than 100 pounds of solid waste in interstate commerce to submit annual registration statements. Directs the Administrator, upon request, to make such statements available to the public.