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AB-1210 Water quality: stormwater discharge: civil engineering activities.(2011-2012)



SECTION 1.

 Section 6730.4 is added to the Business and Professions Code, to read:

6730.4.
 (a) Notwithstanding any other law, a licensed civil engineer shall not be required to satisfy any additional experience, training, or certification requirements in order to perform activities in the preparation of a Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) pursuant to the General Permit for Storm Water Discharges Associated with Construction and Land Disturbance Activities (Order No. 2009-0009-DWQ of the State Water Resources Control Board), or any amendments to that order.
(b) For purposes of Order No. 2009-0009-DWQ of the State Water Resources Control Board and any amendments thereto, a licensed civil engineer shall be deemed to be in compliance with all qualified SWPPP developer training and certification requirements and shall have the full authority of a person who possesses a qualified SWPPP developer certificate issued by the State Water Resources Control Board.
(c) The preparation of a SWPPP by a licensed civil engineer who does not possess a qualified SWPPP developer certificate issued by the State Water Resources Control Board does not constitute a violation of Order No. 2009-0009-DWQ of the State Water Resources Control Board or any amendments thereto.
SEC. 2.
 This act is an urgency statute necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, or safety within the meaning of Article IV of the Constitution and shall go into immediate effect. The facts constituting the necessity are:
In order to ensure licensed engineers are able to perform activities relating to stormwater pollution prevention as soon as possible, it is necessary that this act take effect immediately.