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SB 712: Water Quality Improvements

GENERAL BILL by Mayfield

Water Quality Improvements; Citing this act as the “Clean Waterways Act”; requiring the Department of Environmental Protection, in coordination with the Department of Health, to develop a report to be submitted to the Legislature by a specified date on the impacts of a type two transfer of the onsite sewage program of the Department of Health to the Department of Environmental Protection; revising the requirements for a basin management action plan for an Outstanding Florida Spring; requiring the department, subject to legislative appropriation, to establish a real-time water quality monitoring program; establishing a wastewater grant program within the Department of Environmental Protection, etc.

Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act, this act shall take effect July 1, 2020
Last Action: 12/2/2019 Senate - On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 12/09/19, 4:00 pm, 301 Senate Building
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/30/2019 Senate • Filed
11/18/2019 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government; Appropriations
12/2/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 12/09/19, 4:00 pm, 301 Senate Building