Section 22-30A-3Alabama Hazardous Substance Cleanup Fund established; appropriations.
(a) There is hereby established within the State Treasury a special revenue fund to be known as the Alabama Hazardous Substance Cleanup Fund. All federal grants, state appropriations, penalties, reimbursements and any other funds collected pursuant to this chapter are hereby appropriated for the purposes provided for in this chapter and shall be deposited into said fund. Any funds remaining in the Alabama Hazardous Substance Cleanup Fund at the end of any fiscal year shall not revert to the General Fund but shall remain in said fund and is hereby reappropriated until expended in accordance with the provisions of this chapter.
(b) There is hereby appropriated from the State General Fund for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1989, the amount of $100,000.00 for the start-up and administrative costs necessary to implement this chapter and for inactive or abandoned hazardous substance site cleanup costs.
(c) In addition to the appropriations heretofore made, there is hereby conditionally appropriated from the State General Fund for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1989, the sum of $500,000.00 to be used solely for the purpose of cleanup operations of abandoned or inactive hazardous substance sites, reimbursement to the fund for moneys expended by the department for cleanup of such sites, and as matching funds to allow cleanups and operation and maintenance of sites which have completed cleanup under the federal Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1980 (42 U.S.C. §9601 et seq.), such funds to be released to the fund on a project-by-project basis, conditioned upon the availability of funds in the State General Fund, the recommendations of the finance director, and the approval by the Governor.
(Acts 1988, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 88-859, p. 348, §3.)