House Bill 192
142nd General Assembly (2003 - 2004)
The General Assembly has ended, the current status is the final status.
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 7 OF THE DELAWARE CODE ESTABLISHING A COMMUNITY ENVIRONMENTAL FUND.
The Community Environmental Project Fund is in addition to the Penalty Fund Account within the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. The new Fund will consist of 25% of the civil and administrative penalties collected by DNREC, pursuant to its general enforcement authority, as well as specific statutory authority relating to sediment and erosion control, wetlands protection, coastal zone protection, chronic violators, and hazardous substance clean-up. This Act requires that all moneys within the new Fund to be applied to Community Environmental Projects, in the same community as where the violation occurred.
Takes effect upon being signed into law