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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: 3/10/2020 House - Laid on Table - Companion bill(s) CS/SB 702 passed -HJ 1070
Bill Text: PDF

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  • 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 -HJ 639
    2/21/2020 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
    2/24/2020 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 638
    • CS by State Affairs Committee read 1st time -HJ 634
    3/10/2020 House • Laid on Table - Companion bill(s) CS/SB 702 passed -HJ 1070

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  • CS/HB 609, Committee Substitute 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/21/2020 at 8:37 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 702 (er) Petroleum Cleanup Albritton Similar Last Action: 6/22/2020 Chapter No. 2020-56
    H 1001 (c3) Contamination Stone Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 H Died on Calendar
    S 1350 (c1) Contamination Baxley Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Judiciary

    Citations - Statutes (3)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    376.3071 Inland Protection Trust Fund; creation; purposes; funding. Page 3 (pdf)
    376.30713 Advanced cleanup. Page 17 (pdf)
    376.313 Nonexclusiveness of remedies and individual cause of action for damages under ss. 376.30-376.317. Page 25 (pdf)

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  • HB 609, Original Filed Version Posted 11/12/2019 at 3:40 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 1/29/2020 (pdf)
    State Affairs Committee (Post-Meeting) 2/20/2020 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 702 (c1) Petroleum Cleanup Albritton Similar Last Action: 6/22/2020 Chapter No. 2020-56

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    376.3071 Inland Protection Trust Fund; creation; purposes; funding. Page 2 (pdf)
    376.30713 Advanced cleanup. Page 4 (pdf)

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