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PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 72420-72425



72420.  (a) If the appropriate federal agencies approve an
application made pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 72440, or if
the board determines that an application is not required, an owner or
operator of a large passenger vessel or oceangoing ship may not
release, or permit anyone to release, any sewage sludge from the
vessel into the marine waters of the state or a marine sanctuary.
   (b) If the Administrator of the United States Environmental
Protection Agency approves the application for sewage release made
pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 72440, or if the board
determines that an application is not required, an owner or operator
of an oceangoing ship with sufficient holding tank capacity may not
release, or permit anyone to release, any sewage from the vessel into
the marine waters of the state.



72420.1.  (a) If the Administrator of the United States
Environmental Protection Agency approves the application for sewage
release made pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 72440, or if the
board determines that an application is not required, an owner or
operator of a large passenger vessel may not release, or permit
anyone to release, any sewage from the vessel into the marine waters
of the state.
   (b) This section shall remain in effect only until January 1,
2014, and as of that date is repealed, unless a later enacted
statute, that is enacted before January 1, 2014, deletes or extends
that date.


72420.2.  (a) An owner or operator of a large passenger vessel shall
not release, or permit anyone to release, from the vessel, graywater
into the marine waters of the state.
   (b) An owner or operator of a large passenger vessel or oceangoing
ship shall not release, or permit anyone to release, from the
vessel, hazardous waste, other waste, or oily bilgewater into the
marine waters of the state or a marine sanctuary.
   (c) An owner or operator of an oceangoing ship with sufficient
holding tank capacity shall not release, or permit anyone to release,
from the vessel, graywater into the marine waters of the state.



72421.  (a) The owner or operator shall notify the California
Emergency Management Agency immediately, but not longer than 30
minutes, after discovery of any of the following:
   (1) A large passenger vessel release of graywater into the marine
waters of the state.
   (2) Until January 1, 2014, a large passenger vessel release of
sewage into the marine waters of the state or a marine sanctuary.
   (3) A large passenger vessel or oceangoing ship release of
hazardous waste, other waste, sewage sludge, or oily bilgewater into
the marine waters of the state or a marine sanctuary.
   (4) An oceangoing ship with sufficient holding tank capacity
release of sewage or graywater into the marine waters of the state or
a marine sanctuary.
   (b) The owner or operator shall include all of the following in
the notification required pursuant to subdivision (a):
   (1) Date of the release.
   (2) Time of the release.
   (3) Location, by latitude and longitude, of the release.
   (4) Volume of the release.
   (5) Source of the release.
   (6) Remedial action taken to prevent future releases.
   (c) The California Emergency Management Agency shall transmit the
notification required by subdivision (a) to the board and the
Department of Fish and Game immediately, but not longer than 30
minutes, after receiving the notification.



72423.  An oceangoing ship with sufficient holding tank capacity and
capability for transfer shall either hold on board or shall transfer
sewage and graywater to a pumpout facility, if that facility is
available and accessible for the oceangoing ship where the ship is
docked, and shall not discharge sewage or graywater within the marine
waters of the state.



72425.  (a) (1) If the master, owner, operator, agent, or person in
charge of an oceangoing ship has operated, or has caused to be
operated, the oceangoing ship in the marine waters of the state
during 2006, that master, owner, operator, agent, or person in charge
shall provide the information described in subdivision (b) in
electronic or written form to the commission upon the vessel's
departure from its first port or place of call in California
beginning in 2006.
   (2) The information described in subdivision (b) shall be
submitted on a form developed by the commission.
   (b) The master, owner, operator, or person in charge of the
oceangoing vessel shall maintain on board the vessel, in written or
electronic form, records that include all of the following
information:
   (1) Vessel information, including all of the following:
   (A) Name.
   (B) International Maritime Organization number or official number
if the International Maritime Organization number has not been
assigned.
   (C) Vessel type.
   (D) Owner or operator.
   (E) Gross tonnage.
   (F) Keel laid date.
   (G) Port of registry.
   (H) Typical or required number of crew.
   (2) Graywater information, including the vessel's ability to store
graywater while in California waters and size and capacity of any
graywater holding tanks, as measured in metric tons.
   (3) Blackwater information, including the vessel's ability to
store blackwater while in California waters and size and capacity of
any blackwater holding tanks, as measured in metric tons.
   (4) Marine sanitation devices information, including number, size,
and nature of devices on the vessel treating sewage prior to
discharge.
   (5) Connections to ensure transfer of sewage and graywater to
pumpout facilities.
   (6) California port of call information, including expected number
of calls, in days, in ports within the state during 2006.
   (7) Certification of accurate information, including the printed
name, title, and signature of the master, owner, operator, or person
in charge, or responsible officer attesting to the accuracy of the
information provided.
   (c) The commission shall submit the reported information to the
board on or before February 1, 2007. The board shall submit the
reported information to the Legislature on or before October 1, 2007.
The board may submit the report to the Legislature in an electronic
form.

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Statutes > California > Prc > 72420-72425

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 72420-72425



72420.  (a) If the appropriate federal agencies approve an
application made pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 72440, or if
the board determines that an application is not required, an owner or
operator of a large passenger vessel or oceangoing ship may not
release, or permit anyone to release, any sewage sludge from the
vessel into the marine waters of the state or a marine sanctuary.
   (b) If the Administrator of the United States Environmental
Protection Agency approves the application for sewage release made
pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 72440, or if the board
determines that an application is not required, an owner or operator
of an oceangoing ship with sufficient holding tank capacity may not
release, or permit anyone to release, any sewage from the vessel into
the marine waters of the state.



72420.1.  (a) If the Administrator of the United States
Environmental Protection Agency approves the application for sewage
release made pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 72440, or if the
board determines that an application is not required, an owner or
operator of a large passenger vessel may not release, or permit
anyone to release, any sewage from the vessel into the marine waters
of the state.
   (b) This section shall remain in effect only until January 1,
2014, and as of that date is repealed, unless a later enacted
statute, that is enacted before January 1, 2014, deletes or extends
that date.


72420.2.  (a) An owner or operator of a large passenger vessel shall
not release, or permit anyone to release, from the vessel, graywater
into the marine waters of the state.
   (b) An owner or operator of a large passenger vessel or oceangoing
ship shall not release, or permit anyone to release, from the
vessel, hazardous waste, other waste, or oily bilgewater into the
marine waters of the state or a marine sanctuary.
   (c) An owner or operator of an oceangoing ship with sufficient
holding tank capacity shall not release, or permit anyone to release,
from the vessel, graywater into the marine waters of the state.



72421.  (a) The owner or operator shall notify the California
Emergency Management Agency immediately, but not longer than 30
minutes, after discovery of any of the following:
   (1) A large passenger vessel release of graywater into the marine
waters of the state.
   (2) Until January 1, 2014, a large passenger vessel release of
sewage into the marine waters of the state or a marine sanctuary.
   (3) A large passenger vessel or oceangoing ship release of
hazardous waste, other waste, sewage sludge, or oily bilgewater into
the marine waters of the state or a marine sanctuary.
   (4) An oceangoing ship with sufficient holding tank capacity
release of sewage or graywater into the marine waters of the state or
a marine sanctuary.
   (b) The owner or operator shall include all of the following in
the notification required pursuant to subdivision (a):
   (1) Date of the release.
   (2) Time of the release.
   (3) Location, by latitude and longitude, of the release.
   (4) Volume of the release.
   (5) Source of the release.
   (6) Remedial action taken to prevent future releases.
   (c) The California Emergency Management Agency shall transmit the
notification required by subdivision (a) to the board and the
Department of Fish and Game immediately, but not longer than 30
minutes, after receiving the notification.



72423.  An oceangoing ship with sufficient holding tank capacity and
capability for transfer shall either hold on board or shall transfer
sewage and graywater to a pumpout facility, if that facility is
available and accessible for the oceangoing ship where the ship is
docked, and shall not discharge sewage or graywater within the marine
waters of the state.



72425.  (a) (1) If the master, owner, operator, agent, or person in
charge of an oceangoing ship has operated, or has caused to be
operated, the oceangoing ship in the marine waters of the state
during 2006, that master, owner, operator, agent, or person in charge
shall provide the information described in subdivision (b) in
electronic or written form to the commission upon the vessel's
departure from its first port or place of call in California
beginning in 2006.
   (2) The information described in subdivision (b) shall be
submitted on a form developed by the commission.
   (b) The master, owner, operator, or person in charge of the
oceangoing vessel shall maintain on board the vessel, in written or
electronic form, records that include all of the following
information:
   (1) Vessel information, including all of the following:
   (A) Name.
   (B) International Maritime Organization number or official number
if the International Maritime Organization number has not been
assigned.
   (C) Vessel type.
   (D) Owner or operator.
   (E) Gross tonnage.
   (F) Keel laid date.
   (G) Port of registry.
   (H) Typical or required number of crew.
   (2) Graywater information, including the vessel's ability to store
graywater while in California waters and size and capacity of any
graywater holding tanks, as measured in metric tons.
   (3) Blackwater information, including the vessel's ability to
store blackwater while in California waters and size and capacity of
any blackwater holding tanks, as measured in metric tons.
   (4) Marine sanitation devices information, including number, size,
and nature of devices on the vessel treating sewage prior to
discharge.
   (5) Connections to ensure transfer of sewage and graywater to
pumpout facilities.
   (6) California port of call information, including expected number
of calls, in days, in ports within the state during 2006.
   (7) Certification of accurate information, including the printed
name, title, and signature of the master, owner, operator, or person
in charge, or responsible officer attesting to the accuracy of the
information provided.
   (c) The commission shall submit the reported information to the
board on or before February 1, 2007. The board shall submit the
reported information to the Legislature on or before October 1, 2007.
The board may submit the report to the Legislature in an electronic
form.


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Statutes > California > Prc > 72420-72425

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 72420-72425



72420.  (a) If the appropriate federal agencies approve an
application made pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 72440, or if
the board determines that an application is not required, an owner or
operator of a large passenger vessel or oceangoing ship may not
release, or permit anyone to release, any sewage sludge from the
vessel into the marine waters of the state or a marine sanctuary.
   (b) If the Administrator of the United States Environmental
Protection Agency approves the application for sewage release made
pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 72440, or if the board
determines that an application is not required, an owner or operator
of an oceangoing ship with sufficient holding tank capacity may not
release, or permit anyone to release, any sewage from the vessel into
the marine waters of the state.



72420.1.  (a) If the Administrator of the United States
Environmental Protection Agency approves the application for sewage
release made pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 72440, or if the
board determines that an application is not required, an owner or
operator of a large passenger vessel may not release, or permit
anyone to release, any sewage from the vessel into the marine waters
of the state.
   (b) This section shall remain in effect only until January 1,
2014, and as of that date is repealed, unless a later enacted
statute, that is enacted before January 1, 2014, deletes or extends
that date.


72420.2.  (a) An owner or operator of a large passenger vessel shall
not release, or permit anyone to release, from the vessel, graywater
into the marine waters of the state.
   (b) An owner or operator of a large passenger vessel or oceangoing
ship shall not release, or permit anyone to release, from the
vessel, hazardous waste, other waste, or oily bilgewater into the
marine waters of the state or a marine sanctuary.
   (c) An owner or operator of an oceangoing ship with sufficient
holding tank capacity shall not release, or permit anyone to release,
from the vessel, graywater into the marine waters of the state.



72421.  (a) The owner or operator shall notify the California
Emergency Management Agency immediately, but not longer than 30
minutes, after discovery of any of the following:
   (1) A large passenger vessel release of graywater into the marine
waters of the state.
   (2) Until January 1, 2014, a large passenger vessel release of
sewage into the marine waters of the state or a marine sanctuary.
   (3) A large passenger vessel or oceangoing ship release of
hazardous waste, other waste, sewage sludge, or oily bilgewater into
the marine waters of the state or a marine sanctuary.
   (4) An oceangoing ship with sufficient holding tank capacity
release of sewage or graywater into the marine waters of the state or
a marine sanctuary.
   (b) The owner or operator shall include all of the following in
the notification required pursuant to subdivision (a):
   (1) Date of the release.
   (2) Time of the release.
   (3) Location, by latitude and longitude, of the release.
   (4) Volume of the release.
   (5) Source of the release.
   (6) Remedial action taken to prevent future releases.
   (c) The California Emergency Management Agency shall transmit the
notification required by subdivision (a) to the board and the
Department of Fish and Game immediately, but not longer than 30
minutes, after receiving the notification.



72423.  An oceangoing ship with sufficient holding tank capacity and
capability for transfer shall either hold on board or shall transfer
sewage and graywater to a pumpout facility, if that facility is
available and accessible for the oceangoing ship where the ship is
docked, and shall not discharge sewage or graywater within the marine
waters of the state.



72425.  (a) (1) If the master, owner, operator, agent, or person in
charge of an oceangoing ship has operated, or has caused to be
operated, the oceangoing ship in the marine waters of the state
during 2006, that master, owner, operator, agent, or person in charge
shall provide the information described in subdivision (b) in
electronic or written form to the commission upon the vessel's
departure from its first port or place of call in California
beginning in 2006.
   (2) The information described in subdivision (b) shall be
submitted on a form developed by the commission.
   (b) The master, owner, operator, or person in charge of the
oceangoing vessel shall maintain on board the vessel, in written or
electronic form, records that include all of the following
information:
   (1) Vessel information, including all of the following:
   (A) Name.
   (B) International Maritime Organization number or official number
if the International Maritime Organization number has not been
assigned.
   (C) Vessel type.
   (D) Owner or operator.
   (E) Gross tonnage.
   (F) Keel laid date.
   (G) Port of registry.
   (H) Typical or required number of crew.
   (2) Graywater information, including the vessel's ability to store
graywater while in California waters and size and capacity of any
graywater holding tanks, as measured in metric tons.
   (3) Blackwater information, including the vessel's ability to
store blackwater while in California waters and size and capacity of
any blackwater holding tanks, as measured in metric tons.
   (4) Marine sanitation devices information, including number, size,
and nature of devices on the vessel treating sewage prior to
discharge.
   (5) Connections to ensure transfer of sewage and graywater to
pumpout facilities.
   (6) California port of call information, including expected number
of calls, in days, in ports within the state during 2006.
   (7) Certification of accurate information, including the printed
name, title, and signature of the master, owner, operator, or person
in charge, or responsible officer attesting to the accuracy of the
information provided.
   (c) The commission shall submit the reported information to the
board on or before February 1, 2007. The board shall submit the
reported information to the Legislature on or before October 1, 2007.
The board may submit the report to the Legislature in an electronic
form.

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