CHAPTER 135

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 235

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1 AND SENATE AMENDMENT NOS. 1 AND 3

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLES 7 AND 30 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO FEES AND TAXES IMPOSED TO FUND THE CLEANUP OF HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE.

(Three-fifths of all the members of each House thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. Amend §9114 (a), Title 7 of the Delaware Code, by striking the phrase "January 1, 2001" as it appears therein, substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "July 1, 1993" and by adding a new sentence after the end of the first sentence and before the beginning of the existing second sentence of said subsection to read as follows: "With regard to gross receipts received after June 30, 1993 and before January 1, 2001, the rate of additional tax under this subsection shall be increased to .9%."

Section 2. Amend §9114(d), Title 7 of the Delaware Code by striking the date "April 1, 1993" as it appears in said subsection and substitute in lieu thereof the date "April 1, 1994."

Section 3. Section 1 of this Act shall be effective for use of Delaware Solid Waste Authority facilities on or after July 1, 1994. Section 2 of this Act shall be effective for gross receipts received after June 30, 1993. Section 3 shall be effective for gross receipts received after March 31, 1993.

Section 4.It is declared to be the legislative intent that if any section, subsection, sentence, clause or provision of this Act is held Invalid, the remainder of the Act shall also be held invalid.

Section 6. The Secretary of Finance shall convene a committee consisting of the Chairman of the Senate Natural Resources and Environmental Control Committee, Chairman of the House of Representatives Hazardous Waste Management Committee and representatives from industry, Delaware Solid Waste Authority, municipalities and the general public to recommend solutions to provide sufficient monies to operate the State's Superfund program to the General Assembly by January 1, 1994.

Approved July 12, 1993.