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CS/CS/HB 837: Domestic Wastewater Collection System Assessment and Maintenance

GENERAL BILL by Government Accountability Committee ; Natural Resources and Public Lands Subcommittee ; Edwards-Walpole ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Jacobs ; Lee

Domestic Wastewater Collection System Assessment and Maintenance; Establishes blue star collection system assessment & maintenance program within DEP for domestic wastewater utilities; provides that certified utilities are presumed to comply with state water quality standards; directs DEP to issue certain permits to certified utilities; authorizes DEP to reduce penalty amounts; provides that certain utilities are eligible to participate in Clean Water State Revolving Fund Program & to receive Small Community Sewer Construction grants.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Environmental Preservation and Conservation, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1149 Vetoed by Governor
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Environmental Preservation and Conservation (EP)
  2. Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities (CU)
  3. Appropriations (AP)
  4. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    11/29/2017 House • Filed
    12/8/2017 House • Referred to Natural Resources and Public Lands Subcommittee; Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee; Government Accountability Committee -HJ 75
    1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 75
    1/26/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Natural Resources and Public Lands Subcommittee, 01/30/18, 3:30 pm, 12 HOB
    1/30/2018 House • CS by Natural Resources and Public Lands Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 484
    2/1/2018 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
    • CS by Natural Resources and Public Lands Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 481
    2/5/2018 House • Now in Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 491
    2/9/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee, 02/13/18, 12:30 pm, Morris Hall
    2/13/2018 House • Favorable by Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 563
    • Now in Government Accountability Committee -HJ 563
    2/20/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Government Accountability Committee, 02/22/18, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
    2/22/2018 House • CS/CS by- Government Accountability Committee; YEAS 22 NAYS 0 -HJ 671
    • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
    • CS/CS by Government Accountability Committee read 1st time -HJ 665
    2/25/2018 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 679
    2/27/2018 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/02/18
    3/2/2018 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 809
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    3/5/2018 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 863, 864
    • CS passed; YEAS 112 NAYS 0 -HJ 864
    3/5/2018 Senate • In Messages
    3/6/2018 Senate • Referred to Environmental Preservation and Conservation; Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 774
    • Received -SJ 774
    3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Environmental Preservation and Conservation, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1149 Vetoed by Governor

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  • CS/CS/HB 837, Committee Substitute 2 (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/22/2018 at 6:44 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 244 (c1) Domestic Wastewater Collection System Assessment and Maintenance Brandes Similar Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities
    H 1149 (er) Environmental Regulation Payne Compare Last Action: 5/8/2019 H Veto Message transmitted to Secretary of State
    S 1308 (c3) Environmental Regulation Perry Compare Last Action: 3/9/2018 S Laid on Table -SJ 977

    Floor Votes (1)

    Date Chamber Result
    3/5/2018 11:59 AM House 112 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (5)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    403.067 Establishment and implementation of total maximum daily loads. Page 6 (pdf)
    403.087 Permits; general issuance; denial; revocation; prohibition; penalty. Page 10 (pdf)
    403.161 Prohibitions, violation, penalty, intent. Page 11 (pdf)
    403.1838 Small Community Sewer Construction Assistance Act. Page 11 (pdf)
    403.1839 Page 2 (pdf)

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  • CS/HB 837, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 2/1/2018 at 3:46 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 2/13/2018 (pdf)
    Government Accountability Committee (Post-Meeting) 2/22/2018 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 244 (c1) Domestic Wastewater Collection System Assessment and Maintenance Brandes Similar Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities

    Committee Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    787925 - Amendment
    Remove lines 69-102 and insert:
    Edwards 2/21/2018
    6:24 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    2/22/2018
    PDF
    342687 - Amendment
    Between lines 268 and 269, insert:
    Pigman 2/21/2018
    6:23 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    2/22/2018
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (5)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    403.067 Establishment and implementation of total maximum daily loads. Page 5 (pdf)
    403.087 Permits; general issuance; denial; revocation; prohibition; penalty. Page 10 (pdf)
    403.161 Prohibitions, violation, penalty, intent. Page 11 (pdf)
    403.1838 Small Community Sewer Construction Assistance Act. Page 11 (pdf)
    403.1839 Page 2 (pdf)

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  • HB 837, Original Filed Version Posted 11/29/2017 at 12:53 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Natural Resources and Public Lands Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 2/1/2018 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 244 Domestic Wastewater Collection System Assessment and Maintenance Brandes Similar Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    136369 - Strike All Amendment
    Remove everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Edwards 1/29/2018
    6:47 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    1/30/2018
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (5)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    403.067 Establishment and implementation of total maximum daily loads. Page 5 (pdf)
    403.087 Permits; general issuance; denial; revocation; prohibition; penalty. Page 10 (pdf)
    403.161 Prohibitions, violation, penalty, intent. Page 11 (pdf)
    403.1838 Small Community Sewer Construction Assistance Act. Page 11 (pdf)
    403.1839 Page 2 (pdf)

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