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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 10-793



Notice of Comments Issued

[40 Pa.B. 2361]
[Saturday, May 1, 2010]

 Section 5(g) of the Regulatory Review Act (71 P. S. § 745.5(g)) provides that the Independant Regulatory Review Commission (Commission) may issue comments within 30 days of the close of the public comment period. The Commission comments are based upon the criteria contained in section 5.2 of the Regulatory Review Act (71 P. S. § 645.5b).

 The Commission has issued comments on the following proposed regulation. The agency must consider these comments in preparing the final-form regulation. The final-form regulation must be submitted within 2 years of the close of the public comment period or it will be deemed withdrawn.

Reg. No.Agency/Title Close of the Public Comment Period IRRC Comments Issued
7-449 Environmental Quality  Board
Large Appliance and  Metal Furniture  Surface Coating  Processes
40 Pa.B. 420
(January 16, 2010)


Environmental Quality Board
Regulation #7-449 (IRRC #2813)

Large Appliance and Metal Furniture Surface Coating Processes

April 21, 2010

 We submit for your consideration the following comments on the proposed rulemaking published in the January 16, 2010 Pennsylvania Bulletin. Our comments are based on criteria in section 5.2 of the Regulatory Review Act (71 P. S. § 745.5b). Section 5.1(a) of the Regulatory Review Act (71 P. S. § 745.5a(a)) directs the Environmental Quality Board to respond to all comments received from us or any other source.

Section 129.52a. Control of VOC emissions from large appliance and metal furniture surface coating processes.—Clarity.

 Subsections (d) and (e) require the coating operation to maintain certain records. However, they are unclear as to the format in which these records must be maintained. Also, will requests for submission of records by the Department under subsection (e) be made orally or in writing? These items should be clarified in the final-form regulation.


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 10-793. Filed for public inspection April 30, 2010, 9:00 a.m.]

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