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CS/HB 703: Environmental Regulation

GENERAL BILL by Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee ; Patronis ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Peters ; Van Zant

Environmental Regulation; Specifies authority of counties to enforce certain wetlands, springs protection, & stormwater ordinances, regulations, & rules; revises procedures for transmittal & adoption of comprehensive plans & plan amendments; prohibits local governments from rescinding certain land use approvals; exempts certain land lessees from permit fees; authorizes durations & multiple commencement dates for certain consumptive use permits; requires delegated local governments to follow certain criteria & standards for well construction; revises well exam requirements; provides that proof of insurance meets certain mitigation bank permit requirements; exempts certain facilities, structures, & improvements from additional local government authorizations & permits; requires certain criteria to be incorporated into regional water supply plans; establishes solid waste landfill closure account within Solid Waste Management Trust Fund; provides permit extension.

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 5/2/2014 House - Died in State Affairs Committee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7023 (Ch. 2014-218), CS/HB 7147 (Ch. 2014-154)
Location: In committee/council (SAC)
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/21/2014 House • Filed
2/3/2014 House • Referred to Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee; Local and Federal Affairs Committee; Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 61
2/28/2014 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee, 03/04/14, 1:30 pm, Reed Hall
3/4/2014 House • Introduced -HJ 61
• CS by Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee; YEAS 10 NAYS 2 -HJ 219
3/10/2014 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 212
3/13/2014 House • Original reference(s) removed: Local and Federal Affairs Committee
• CS referred to Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 277
• Now in Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 277
3/27/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee, 03/31/14, 4:00 pm, Reed Hall
3/31/2014 House • Favorable by Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 8 NAYS 4 -HJ 427
• Now in State Affairs Committee -HJ 427
5/2/2014 House • Died in State Affairs Committee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7023 (Ch. 2014-218), CS/HB 7147 (Ch. 2014-154)