- Account for Precaution Against Chemical Accidents.
1.The owner or operator of a facility shall pay to the Division an annual fee based on the fiscal year. The annual fee for each facility is the sum of a base fee set by the State Environmental Commission and any additional fee imposed by the Commission pursuant to subsection 2. The annual fee must be prorated and may not be refunded.
2.The State Environmental Commission may impose an additional fee upon the owner or operator of a facility in an amount determined by the Commission to be necessary to enable the Division to carry out its duties pursuant to NRS 459.380 to 459.3874, inclusive, and any regulations adopted pursuant thereto. The additional fee must be based on a graduated schedule adopted by the Commission which takes into consideration the quantity of hazardous substances located at each facility.
3.After the payment of the initial annual fee, the Division shall send the owner or operator of a facility a bill in July for the annual fee for the fiscal year then beginning which is based on the applicable reports for the preceding year.
4.The State Environmental Commission may modify the amount of the annual fee required pursuant to this section and the timing for payment of the annual fee:
(a)To include consideration of any fee paid to the Division for a permit to construct a new process or commence operation of a new process pursuant to NRS 459.3829; and
(b)If any regulations adopted pursuant to NRS 459.380 to 459.3874, inclusive, require such a modification.
5.The owner or operator of a facility shall submit, with any payment required by this section, the business identification number assigned by the Secretary of State upon compliance by the owner with the provisions of chapter 76 of NRS.
6.All fees, fines, penalties and other money collected pursuant to NRS 459.380 to 459.3874, inclusive, and any regulations adopted pursuant thereto, other than a fine collected pursuant to subsection 3 of NRS 459.3834, must be deposited with the State Treasurer for credit to the Account for Precaution Against Chemical Accidents, which is hereby created in the State General Fund. All interest earned on the money in the Account must be credited to the Account.
Section 459.3824 — Annual fees; Account for Precaution Against Chemical Accidents.,