HAZARDOUS MATERIALS TRANSPORTATION ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 138 of 1998
29.472 Definitions.Sec. 2.
As used in this act:
(a) "Base state" means the state selected by a motor carrier according to the procedures established by the uniform program.
(b) "Base state agreement" means the agreement between participating states electing to register or permit motor carriers.
(c) "Department" means the department of environmental quality.
(d) "Fund" means the environmental pollution prevention fund created in section 11130 of the natural resources and environmental protection act, 1994 PA 451, MCL 324.11130.
(e) "Hazardous materials" means any of the following:
(i) "Hazardous waste" as that term is defined in section 11103 of the natural resources and environmental protection act, 1994 PA 451, MCL 324.11103.
(ii) "Liquid industrial waste" as that term is defined in section 12101 of the natural resources and environmental protection act, 1994 PA 451, MCL 324.12101.
(f) "Motor carrier" means a person engaged in the transportation of hazardous materials by highway. Motor carrier includes a motor carrier's agents, officers, and representatives. Motor carrier does not include an individual operating under an exclusive lease to a motor carrier that is in compliance with this act.
(g) "Participating state" means a state electing to participate in the uniform program by entering a base state agreement.
(h) "Power unit" means a motor vehicle that provides motor power to the entire combination, or to the vehicle if a single unit.
(i) "Uniform application" means the uniform registration and permit application form established under the uniform program.
(j) "Uniform program" means the uniform state hazardous materials transportation registration and permit program established in the report submitted and amended pursuant to 49 USC 5119(b).
History: 1998, Act 138, Eff. Sept. 1, 1998
Am. 2013, Act 74, Eff. Oct. 1, 2013
Compiler's Notes: For transfer of powers and duties of department of environmental quality to department of natural resources and environment, see E.R.O. No. 2009-31, compiled at MCL 324.99919.
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