3750-50-09 Commission responsibilities for first time filer grant awards.

(A) The commission shall provide to the committees by May fifteenth of each year an updated list of first time filers entered into the inventory tracking system used by the commission.

(B) First time filers listed by committees in their first time filer grant applications submitted to the commission as prescribed in rule 3750-50-08shallbereviewed and cross checked by the Ohio EPA staff designated to support the commission to determine if a facility file submitted to the commission is a first time file;.

(1) The commission's cross check shall consist of review of:

(a) Annual chemical inventory forms for the current inventory year and/or years commencing with 1987; and

(b) Cash accounting reports commencing with inventory reporting year 1988; and

(c) Data entered into the chemical inventory tracking system: and;

(d) Documents verifying committee efforts to gain facility compliance.

(2) The first time filer fee plus any late fee payments shall be credited to the appropriate committee and be added to their annual grant award once the first time file is determined to be complete,.

(3) First time filer credit will not be granted for filers of a negative declaration or fee exempt reports under sections 3750.08 and 3750.13 of the Revised Code,.

(C) The cross checks as outlined under paragraph (B) of this rule shall be completed by June thirtieth of the current state fiscal year and a summary report shall be made to the commission.

(D) The commission shall provide a listing of those facilities determined to be first time filers to each committee who has submitted an application for a first time filer grant. This list will accompany the first time filer award which will be added to the committee's grant awarded under section 3750.14 of the Revised Code.

Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 03/30/2016 and 03/30/2021
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3750.02(B)(7)
Rule Amplifies: 3750.14(E)
Prior Effective Dates: 12/31/94, 4/6/99