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CS/HB 609: Environmental Contamination

GENERAL BILL by State Affairs Committee ; Perez

Environmental Contamination; Authorizes use of Inland Protection Trust Fund for activities related to petroleum storage system removal & replacement & certain damages; requires assessment reports & Petroleum Cleanup Participation Program agreements to include cost savings; removes certain requirements for copayments; requires advanced cleanup applications to include certain agreements; requires contractors to submit scopes of work for certain assessments; directs DEP to issue certain purchase orders; specifies strict liability exceptions for certain causes of action.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 2/21/2020 House - Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/12/2019 House • Filed
11/25/2019 House • Referred to Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee; Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 50
1/13/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee, 01/15/20, 1:00 pm, 12 HOB
1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 50
1/15/2020 House • Favorable by Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 392
• Now in Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 392
1/24/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee, 01/28/20, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
1/28/2020 House • Favorable by Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 448
• Now in State Affairs Committee -HJ 448
2/18/2020 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- State Affairs Committee, 02/20/20, 8:00 am, Morris Hall
2/20/2020 House • CS by- State Affairs Committee; YEAS 19 NAYS 0
2/21/2020 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)