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SB 1240: Freshwater Rivers and Lakes


Freshwater Rivers and Lakes; Exempting from permit requirements certain projects that provide for removal of detrital material from certain freshwater rivers or lakes if a governmental agency sponsors or participates in the project and certain additional conditions are met; requiring that the district office of the Department of Environmental Protection be notified before work commences; prohibiting the department from charging a fee for detrital material that is removed; authorizing the use of sovereignty submerged lands for the purposes authorized by the act, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died in Environmental Preservation and Conservation
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Environmental Preservation and Conservation (EP)
  2. Budget (BC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/13/2011 Senate • Filed
1/11/2012 Senate • Referred to Environmental Preservation and Conservation; Budget -SJ 137
1/13/2012 Senate • Introduced -SJ 137
3/9/2012 Senate • Died in Environmental Preservation and Conservation