42 U.S. Code § 6991i - Operator training
(1) In general
Not later than 2 years after August 8, 2005, in consultation and cooperation with States and after public notice and opportunity for comment, the Administrator shall publish guidelines that specify training requirements for—
(A) persons having primary responsibility for on-site operation and maintenance of underground storage tank systems;
(B) persons having daily on-site responsibility for the operation and maintenance of underground storage tanks systems; and
The guidelines described in paragraph (1) shall take into account—
(B) training programs that are being employed by tank owners and tank operators as of August 8, 2005;
(F) the substantial differences in the scope and length of training needed for the different classes of persons described in subparagraphs (A), (B), and (C) of paragraph (1); and
(b) State programs
(1) In general
Not later than 2 years after the date on which the Administrator publishes the guidelines under subsection (a)(1) of this section, each State that receives funding under this subchapter shall develop State-specific training requirements that are consistent with the guidelines developed under subsection (a)(1) of this section.
State requirements described in paragraph (1) shall—
(C) take into consideration training programs implemented by tank owners and tank operators as of August 8, 2005; and
All persons that are subject to the operator training requirements of subsection (a) of this section shall—
(2) repeat the applicable requirements developed under subsection (b) of this section, if the tank for which they have primary daily on-site management responsibilities is determined to be out of compliance with—
(A) a requirement or standard promulgated by the Administrator under section 6991b of this title; or
(B) a requirement or standard of a State program approved under section 6991c of this title.
Source(Pub. L. 89–272, title II, § 9010, as added Pub. L. 98–616, title VI, § 601(a),Nov. 8, 1984, 98 Stat. 3287; amended Pub. L. 109–58, title XV, § 1524(a),Aug. 8, 2005, 119 Stat. 1095.)
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August 8, 2005, referred to in subsec. (b)(2)(C), was in the original “the date of enactment of this section”, which was translated as meaning the date of enactment of Pub. L. 109–58, which amended this section generally, to reflect the probable intent of Congress.