26 U.S. Code § 9508 - Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund

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(a) Creation of Trust Fund
There is established in the Treasury of the United States a trust fund to be known as the “Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund”, consisting of such amounts as may be appropriated or credited to such Trust Fund as provided in this section or section 9602 (b).
(b) Transfers to Trust Fund
There are hereby appropriated to the Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund amounts equivalent to—
(1) taxes received in the Treasury under section 4041 (d) (relating to additional taxes on motor fuels),
(2) taxes received in the Treasury under section 4081 (relating to tax on gasoline, diesel fuel, and kerosene) to the extent attributable to the Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund financing rate under such section,
(3) taxes received in the Treasury under section 4042 (relating to tax on fuel used in commercial transportation on inland waterways) to the extent attributable to the Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund financing rate under such section, and
(4) amounts received in the Treasury and collected under section 9003(h)(6) of the Solid Waste Disposal Act.
For purposes of this subsection, there shall not be taken into account the taxes imposed by sections 4041 and 4081 on diesel fuel sold for use or used as fuel in a diesel-powered boat.
(c) Expenditures
(1) In general
Except as provided in paragraph (2), amounts in the Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund shall be available, as provided in appropriation Acts, only for purposes of making expenditures to carry out sections 9003(h), 9003(i), 9003(j), 9004(f), 9005(c), 9010, 9011, 9012, and 9013 of the Solid Waste Disposal Act as in effect on the date of the enactment of the  [1] Public Law 109–168.
(2) Transfer to Highway Trust Fund
Out of amounts in the Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund there is hereby appropriated $2,400,000,000 to be transferred under section 9503 (f)(3) to the Highway Account (as defined in section 9503 (e)(5)(B)) in the Highway Trust Fund.
(d) Liability of the United States limited to amount in Trust Fund
(1) General rule
Any claim filed against the Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund may be paid only out of such Trust Fund.
(2) Coordination with other provisions
Nothing in the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 or the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 (or in any amendment made by either of such Acts) shall authorize the payment by the United States Government of any amount with respect to any such claim out of any source other than the Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund.
(3) Order in which unpaid claims are to be paid
If at any time the Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund has insufficient funds to pay all of the claims out of such Trust Fund at such time, such claims shall, to the extent permitted under paragraph (1), be paid in full in the order in which they were finally determined.
(e) Limitation on transfers to Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund
(1) In general
Except as provided in paragraph (2), no amount may be appropriated to the Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund on and after the date of any expenditure from the Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund which is not permitted by this section. The determination of whether an expenditure is so permitted shall be made without regard to—
(A) any provision of law which is not contained or referenced in this title or in a revenue Act, and
(B) whether such provision of law is a subsequently enacted provision or directly or indirectly seeks to waive the application of this paragraph.
(2) Exception for prior obligations
Paragraph (1) shall not apply to any expenditure to liquidate any contract entered into (or for any amount otherwise obligated) before October 1, 2014, in accordance with the provisions of this section.


[1]  So in original.

Source

(Added Pub. L. 99–499, title V, § 522(a),Oct. 17, 1986, 100 Stat. 1780; amended Pub. L. 100–203, title X, § 10502(d)(16), (17),Dec. 22, 1987, 101 Stat. 1330–445; Pub. L. 101–239, title VII, § 7822(b)(7),Dec. 19, 1989, 103 Stat. 2425; Pub. L. 103–66, title XIII, §§ 13163(c), 13242(d)(42),Aug. 10, 1993, 107 Stat. 454, 528; Pub. L. 105–34, title X, § 1032(e)(13),Aug. 5, 1997, 111 Stat. 935; Pub. L. 108–357, title VIII, § 853(d)(2)(P), (Q),Oct. 22, 2004, 118 Stat. 1614; Pub. L. 109–58, title XIII, § 1362(c),Aug. 8, 2005, 119 Stat. 1059; Pub. L. 109–59, title XI, § 11147(a),Aug. 10, 2005, 119 Stat. 1967; Pub. L. 109–432, div. A, title II, § 210(a),Dec. 20, 2006, 120 Stat. 2947; Pub. L. 109–433, § 1(a),Dec. 20, 2006, 120 Stat. 3196; Pub. L. 112–30, title I, § 141(c),Sept. 16, 2011, 125 Stat. 355; Pub. L. 112–102, title IV, § 401(c),Mar. 30, 2012, 126 Stat. 281; Pub. L. 112–140, title IV, § 401(c),June 29, 2012, 126 Stat. 402; Pub. L. 112–141, div. D, title I, § 40101(c), title II, § 40201(a),July 6, 2012, 126 Stat. 844, 846.)
References in Text

Sections 9003 to 9005 and 9010 to 9013 of the Solid Waste Disposal Act, referred to in subsecs. (b)(4) and (c), are classified to sections 6991b to 6991d and 6991i to 6991l, respectively, of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare.
The date of the enactment of Public Law 109–168, referred to in subsec. (c), is Jan. 10, 2006.
The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980, referred to in subsec. (d)(2), is Pub. L. 96–510, Dec. 11, 1980, 94 Stat. 2767, as amended, which is classified principally to chapter 103 (§ 9601 et seq.) of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 9601 of Title 42 and Tables.
The Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986, referred to in subsec. (d)(2), is Pub. L. 99–499, Oct. 17, 1986, 100 Stat. 1613. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title of 1986 Amendment note set out under section 9601 of Title 42 and Tables.
Amendments

2012—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 112–141, § 40201(a), inserted par. (1) designation and heading, substituted “Except as provided in paragraph (2), amounts” for “Amounts”, and added par. (2).
Subsec. (e)(2). Pub. L. 112–141, § 40101(c), substituted “October 1, 2014” for “July 1, 2012”.
Pub. L. 112–140, §§ 1(c), 401 (c), temporarily substituted “July 7, 2012” for “July 1, 2012”. See Effective and Termination Dates of 2012 Amendment note below.
Pub. L. 112–102substituted “July 1, 2012” for “April 1, 2012”.
2011—Subsec. (e)(2). Pub. L. 112–30substituted “April 1, 2012” for “October 1, 2011”.
2006—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 109–433, which directed an amendment of subsec. (c) identical to that by Pub. L. 109–432, to be treated as not having been enacted. See Amendment note and Construction of Amendment by Pub. L. 109–433note below.
Pub. L. 109–432substituted “sections 9003 (h), 9003 (i), 9003 (j), 9004 (f), 9005 (c), 9010, 9011, 9012, and 9013” for “section 9003 (h)” and “Public Law 109–168” for “Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986”.
2005—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 109–58reenacted heading without change and amended text of subsec. (c) generally. Prior to amendment, subsec. (c) related to availability of amounts in the Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund and transfers from the Trust Fund for certain repayments and credits.
Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 109–59, § 11147(a), added subsec. (e).
2004—Subsec. (b)(3) to (5). Pub. L. 108–357, § 853(d)(2)(P), redesignated pars. (4) and (5) as (3) and (4), respectively, and struck out former par. (3) which read as follows: “taxes received in the Treasury under section 4091 (relating to tax on aviation fuel) to the extent attributable to the Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund financing rate under such section,”.
Subsec. (c)(2)(A). Pub. L. 108–357, § 853(d)(2)(Q), substituted “section 4081” for “sections 4081 and 4091” in concluding provisions.
1997—Subsec. (b)(2). Pub. L. 105–34substituted “, diesel fuel, and kerosene” for “and diesel fuel”.
1993—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 103–66, § 13242(d)(42)(C), which directed the substitution of “4081” for “4091” in last sentence, could not be executed because last sentence did not contain a reference to “4091”.
Pub. L. 103–66, § 13163(c), inserted at end “For purposes of this subsection, there shall not be taken into account the taxes imposed by sections 4041 and 4081 on diesel fuel sold for use or used as fuel in a diesel-powered boat.”
Subsec. (b)(2). Pub. L. 103–66, § 13242(d)(42)(A), inserted “and diesel fuel” after “gasoline”.
Subsec. (b)(3). Pub. L. 103–66, § 13242(d)(42)(B), struck out “diesel fuel and” before “aviation fuel”.
1989—Subsecs. (b)(3), (c)(2)(A). Pub. L. 101–239substituted “Storage Tank Trust Fund financing” for “Storage Trust Fund financing”.
1987—Subsec. (b)(3) to (5). Pub. L. 100–203, § 10502(d)(16), added par. (3) and redesignated former pars. (3) and (4) as (4) and (5), respectively.
Subsec. (c)(2)(A). Pub. L. 100–203, § 10502(d)(17), added cl. (ii) and closing provisions, and struck out former cl. (ii) which read as follows: “credits allowed under section 34, with respect to the taxes imposed by sections 4041 (d) and 4081 (to the extent attributable to the Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund financing rate under section 4081).”
Effective and Termination Dates of 2012 Amendment

Amendment by section 40101(c) ofPub. L. 112–141effective July 1, 2012, see section 40101(d) ofPub. L. 112–141, set out as a note under section 9503 of this title.
Amendment by Pub. L. 112–140to cease to be effective on July 6, 2012, with text as amended by Pub. L. 112–140to revert back to read as it did on the day before June 29, 2012, and amendments by Pub. L. 112–141to be executed as if Pub. L. 112–140had not been enacted, see section 1(c) ofPub. L. 112–140, set out as a note under section 101 of Title 23, Highways.
Amendment by Pub. L. 112–140effective July 1, 2012, see section 401(d) ofPub. L. 112–140, set out as a note under section 9503 of this title.
Amendment by Pub. L. 112–102effective Apr. 1, 2012, see section 401(d) ofPub. L. 112–102, set out as a note under section 9503 of this title.
Effective Date of 2011 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 112–30effective Oct. 1, 2011, see section 141(d) ofPub. L. 112–30, set out as a note under section 9503 of this title.
Effective Date of 2006 Amendment

Pub. L. 109–433, § 1(c),Dec. 20, 2006, 120 Stat. 3196, provided that: “The amendments made by this section [amending this section and section 6991m of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare] shall take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act [Dec. 20, 2006].”
Pub. L. 109–432, div. A, title II, § 210(c),Dec. 20, 2006, 120 Stat. 2947, provided that: “The amendments made by this section [amending this section and section 6991m of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare] shall take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act [Dec. 20, 2006].”
Effective Date of 2005 Amendments

Pub. L. 109–59, title XI, § 11147(b),Aug. 10, 2005, 119 Stat. 1968, provided that: “The amendment made by this section [amending this section] shall take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act [Aug. 10, 2005].”
Amendment by Pub. L. 109–58effective Oct. 1, 2005, see section 1362(d)(1) ofPub. L. 109–58, set out as a note under section 4041 of this title.
Effective Date of 2004 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 108–357applicable to aviation-grade kerosene removed, entered, or sold after Dec. 31, 2004, see section 853(e) ofPub. L. 108–357, set out as a note under section 4041 of this title.
Effective Date of 1997 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 105–34effective July 1, 1998, see section 1032(f)(1) ofPub. L. 105–34, as amended, set out as a note under section 4041 of this title.
Effective Date of 1993 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 103–66effective Jan. 1, 1994, see sections 13163(d) and 13242(e) ofPub. L. 103–66, set out as notes under section 4041 of this title.
Effective Date of 1989 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 101–239effective as if included in the provision of the Revenue Act of 1987, Pub. L. 100–203, title X, to which such amendment relates, see section 7823 ofPub. L. 101–239, set out as a note under section 26 of this title.
Effective Date of 1987 Amendment

Amendment by section 10502(d)(16) ofPub. L. 100–203applicable to sales after Mar. 31, 1988, see section 10502(e) ofPub. L. 100–203, set out as a note under section 40 of this title.
Amendment by section 10502(d)(17) ofPub. L. 100–203treated as if included in the amendments made by section 521 of the Superfund Revenue Act of 1986 [Pub. L. 99–499, title V, see Effective Date of 1986 Amendment note set out under section 4041 of this title], except that reference to section 4091 of this title in subsec. (c)(2)(A) of this section not applicable to sales before Apr. 1, 1988, see section 2001(d)(1)(A) ofPub. L. 100–647, set out as a note under section 4041 of this title.
Effective Date

Pub. L. 99–499, title V, § 522(c),Oct. 17, 1986, 100 Stat. 1781, provided that: “The amendments made by this section [enacting this section] shall take effect on January 1, 1987.”
Construction of Amendment by Pub. L. 109–433

Pub. L. 110–172, § 11(a)(46),Dec. 29, 2007, 121 Stat. 2488, provided that: “The Internal Revenue Code of 1986 shall be applied and administered as if the amendments made by section 1(a) ofPublic Law 109–433 [amending this section] had never been enacted.”

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26 USCDescription of ChangeSession YearPublic LawStatutes at Large
§ 95082012112-141 [Sec.] 40201(a)126 Stat. 846
§ 95082012112-141 [Sec.] 40101(c)126 Stat. 844
§ 95082012112-140 [Sec.] 401(c)126 Stat. 402
§ 95082012112-102 [Sec.] 401(c)126 Stat. 281

 

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