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Public Resources Code - PRC

DIVISION 30. WASTE MANAGEMENT [40000 - 49620]

  ( Division 30 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1096, Sec. 2. )

PART 7. OTHER PROVISIONS [47000 - 48706]

  ( Part 7 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1095, Sec. 22. )

CHAPTER 1. Household Hazardous Substance Information and Collection [47000 - 47550]

  ( Heading of Chapter 1 (as affected by Stats. 1990, Ch. 35) amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1355, Sec. 52. )

ARTICLE 1. Legislative Findings and Definitions [47000 - 47004]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1095, Sec. 22. )

47000.
  

The Legislature finds and declares that, because hazardous substances are an integral part of daily life, it would benefit the public to have access to practical and consistent information concerning chemicals in daily life, products which contain hazardous substances, and proper procedures for the disposal of hazardous substances. This information would improve the ability of all Californians to assist in protecting the state’s natural resources from environmental degradation.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 35, Sec. 44. Effective March 30, 1990.)

47001.
  

The Legislature also finds that the disposal of hazardous substances by households can be injurious to sanitation workers, the general public, and wildlife and domestic animals, and can pose a threat to the environment.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 35, Sec. 46. Effective March 30, 1990.)

47002.
  

The Legislature further finds and declares that each household in the state should have reasonable access to legal, convenient, and environmentally safe methods for the disposal of hazardous substances commonly found in and around homes.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 35, Sec. 48. Effective March 30, 1990.)

47003.
  

The Legislature, therefore, declares that the state should assist the efforts of local governments and other agencies to provide safer disposal methods for household hazardous waste and to provide public information on the proper disposal of hazardous substances commonly found in and around homes.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 35, Sec. 50. Effective March 30, 1990.)

47004.
  

For purposes of this chapter, “hazardous waste” has the same meaning as defined in Section 25117 of the Health and Safety Code, and “hazardous substance” has the same meaning as defined in Section 25316 of the Health and Safety Code.

(Added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 35, Sec. 51. Effective March 30, 1990.)

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