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SB 1404: Environmental Permitting

GENERAL BILL by Evers

Environmental Permitting; Authorizes the provision of certain notices under the Administrative Procedure Act via a link to a publicly available Internet website. Provides that the construction and operation of a biofuel processing facility or renewable energy generating facility and the cultivation of bioenergy by a local government is a valid and permitted land use. Authorizes expedited permitting for certain inland multimodal facilities and for commercial or industrial development projects that individually or collectively will create a minimum number of jobs, etc.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died in Environmental Preservation and Conservation, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 993 (Ch. 2011-225)
Location: In committee/council (EP)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Environmental Preservation and Conservation (EP)
  2. Community Affairs (CA)
  3. Agriculture (AG)
  4. Budget (BC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/24/2011 Senate • Filed
3/7/2011 Senate • Referred to Environmental Preservation and Conservation; Community Affairs; Agriculture; Budget -SJ 106
3/8/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 105
3/25/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Environmental Preservation and Conservation, 03/30/11, 1:30 pm, 110 Senate Office Building --Temporarily Postponed
4/11/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Environmental Preservation and Conservation, 04/14/11, 9:15 am, 110 Senate Office Building --Not Considered
5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Environmental Preservation and Conservation, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 993 (Ch. 2011-225)