Codified Laws


Text Search




Enter the text to search for and click Search to get a list of statutes containing the text you entered. Tips:
  • Multiple words will be searched as a phrase. Entering Property Tax will return statutes that contain the complete phrase Property Tax.
  • Logical Operators are allowed. Hunting and Fishing will return statutes that containing both hunting and fishing. Hunting or Fishing will return statutes that contain hunting, fishing, or both.
  • Wild cards(*) are allowed. Entering Approp* will return statutes that contain Appropriation, Appropriate, Appropriated, etc..
  • Punctuation can also be used as operators. + = and, , = or. Searching for phrases that have , and will result in error unless you enclose the entire phrase in quotes.
The Filter option allows you to narrow your search results to a specific Title or Chapter. Here is a tip for using the filter option.
  • Use a dash (-) as the last character of your filter to refine searches. For example the filter "1-1" returns sections in 1-1, 1-10, 1-11, 1-12, etc. The filter "1-1-" returns only sections in Chapter 1-1.

Quick Find



Type the Statute number you are looking for in the form Title-Chapter-Section . Examples(1-1-1.1, 27A-11A-12, etc.)

The Get Statute button can be used to locate a specific statute. You may type in a title, chapter, or section number. Example: typing 1 will return the chapter list for Title 1, typing 1-1 will return the section list for chapter 1-1, typing 1-1-1 will return section 1-1-1 of the statutes.

The Get Chapter button can be used to load a complete chapter of the statutes. This function requires a title and a chapter number. Examples: 1-1, 57A-1, 1-3

 
     34A-2-98.   Underground storage tanks--Definitions. Terms used in this section and § 34A-2-99 mean:
             (1)      "Department," Department of Environment and Natural Resources;
             (2)      "Local designated agencies," agencies of subdivisions of state government which are designated by the Governor to carry out specific portions of this section and § 34A-2-99;
             (3)      "Nonoperational storage tank," any underground storage tank in which regulated substances may not be deposited or from which regulated substances may not be dispensed;
             (4)      "Regulated substance," any substance defined in section 101(4) of the Federal Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1980, as amended to January 1, 2011, but not including any substance regulated as a hazardous waste under subtitle (C), and petroleum, including crude oil or any fraction thereof which is liquid at standard conditions of temperature and pressure, 60 degrees fahrenheit and 14.7 pounds per square inch absolute;
             (5)      "Underground storage tank," any tank or combination of tanks including connected underground pipes which contains an accumulation of regulated substances, and the volume of which, including the volume of the connected underground pipes, is ten percent or more beneath the surface of the ground. This term does not include:
             (a)      A farm or residential tank with a capacity of one thousand one hundred gallons or less used for storing motor fuel for noncommercial purposes;
             (b)      A tank used for storing heating oil for consumptive use on the premises where stored;
             (c)      A septic tank;
             (d)      A pipeline facility, including gathering lines, regulated under the Natural Gas Pipeline Safety Act of 1968, as amended to January 1, 2011, the Hazardous Liquid Pipeline Safety Act of 1979, as amended to January 1, 2011, or a pipeline which is an intrastate pipeline facility regulated under state laws comparable to the provisions of law referred to above;
             (e)      A surface impoundment, pit, pond or lagoon;
             (f)      A storm water or wastewater collection system;
             (g)      A flow-through process tank;
             (h)      A liquid trap or associated gathering lines directly related to oil or gas production and gathering operations;
             (i)      A storage tank situated in an underground area such as a basement, cellar, mineworking, drift, shaft, or tunnel if the storage tank is situated upon or above the surface of the floor; and
             (j)      Any pipes connected to any tank which is described in subsections (a) to (i), inclusive, of this subdivision.

Source: SL 1985, ch 284, § 1; SL 2011, ch 165, § 60.


Back to Chapter 34A-2