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The Senate has convened, unilaterally, in Special Session for the sole purpose of consideration of Executive Order 19-14.

HB 5401: Department of Environmental Protection

GENERAL BILL by Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee ; Raschein

Department of Environmental Protection; Transfers specified powers & duties of FWCC relating to environmental crimes to Division of Law Enforcement within DEP; provides for DEP & FWCC memorandum of agreement; provides for reassignment of personnel & retention of benefits; establishes Division of Law Enforcement within DEP; provides specified authority to DEP & FWCC officers; provides for deposit of proceeds in specified DEP trust funds; appoints DEP representative to Joint Task Force on State Agency Law Enforcement Communications; authorizes certain use of Inland Protection Trust Fund moneys; provides penalties for false personation & unlawful use of badges & other symbols of DEP officers.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 6/26/2019 - Chapter No. 2019-141, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 2500 (Ch. 2019-115)
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/19/2019 House • Filed
3/20/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 456
• Referred to Appropriations Committee -HJ 478
3/25/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 03/27/19, 9:00 am, Webster Hall
3/27/2019 House • Favorable by- Appropriations Committee; YEAS 23 NAYS 0 -HJ 538
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 538
3/28/2019 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/03/19
4/3/2019 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 559
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/4/2019 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 571
• Passed; YEAS 112 NAYS 0 -HJ 572
• Immediately certified -HJ 575
4/4/2019 Senate • In Messages
4/5/2019 Senate • Referred to Appropriations -SJ 336
4/8/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/11/19, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/9/2019 Senate • Received -SJ 336
4/11/2019 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -SJ 349
4/12/2019 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
4/15/2019 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/17/19 -SJ 378
4/17/2019 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 377
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/23/2019 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 407
• Passed; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 407
4/23/2019 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 791
6/13/2019 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/25/2019 • Approved by Governor
6/26/2019 • Chapter No. 2019-141, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 2500 (Ch. 2019-115)