22-17-1 Short title
22-17-2 Declaration of policy and purpose
22-17-3 Definitions
22-17-4 Designation of Division of Environmental Protection as the state underground storage tank program lead agency
22-17-5 Powers and duties of director; integration with other acts
22-17-6 Promulgation of rules and standards by director
22-17-7 Underground storage tank advisory committee; purpose
22-17-8 Notification requirements
22-17-9 Registration requirements; undertaking activities without registration
22-17-10 Financial responsibility
22-17-11 Performance standards for new underground storage tanks
22-17-12 Confidentiality
22-17-13 Inspections, monitoring and testing
22-17-14 Corrective action for underground petroleum storage tanks
22-17-15 Administrative orders; injunctive relief; requests for reconsideration
22-17-16 Civil penalties
22-17-17 Public participation
22-17-18 Appeal to environmental quality board
22-17-19 Disclosures required in deeds and leases
22-17-20 Appropriation of funds; Underground Storage Tank Administrative Fund
22-17-21 Leaking underground storage tank response fund
22-17-22 Underground Storage Tank Insurance Fund
22-17-23 Duplicative enforcement prohibited

Terms Used In West Virginia Code > Chapter 22 > Article 17

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Director: means the Secretary of the Department of Environmental Protection or his or her designee. See West Virginia Code 22-1-2
  • Division: means the Department of Environmental Protection. See West Virginia Code 22-1-2
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • in writing: include any representation of words, letters or figures, whether by printing, engraving, writing or otherwise. See West Virginia Code 2-2-10
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
  • judgment: includes decrees and orders for the payment of money or the conveyance or delivery of land or personal property, or some interest therein, or any undertaking, bond or recognizance which has the legal effect of a judgment. See West Virginia Code 2-2-10
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • real property: include lands, tenements and hereditaments, all rights thereto and interests therein except chattel interests. See West Virginia Code 2-2-10
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of the Department of Environmental Protection. See West Virginia Code 22-1-2
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • state: when applied to a part of the United States and not restricted by the context, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories, and the words "United States" also include the said district and territories. See West Virginia Code 2-2-10