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SB 172: Safe Waterways Act


Safe Waterways Act; Citing this act as the “Safe Waterways Act”; requiring, rather than authorizing, the Department of Health to adopt and enforce certain rules; directing the department to require closure of beach waters and public bathing places under certain circumstances; including public bathing places in an existing preemption of authority to the state pertaining to the issuance of such health advisories and an existing notification requirement; providing that municipalities and counties are responsible for maintaining the health advisory signs around affected beach waters and public bathing places that they own; requiring the department to establish a public statewide interagency database for a specified purpose, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2023
Last Action: 5/5/2023 Senate - Died in Health Policy
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/12/2023 Senate • Filed
    1/19/2023 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Committee on Health and Human Services; Fiscal Policy
    3/7/2023 Senate • Introduced
    5/5/2023 Senate • Died in Health Policy

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  • SB 172, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/12/2023 at 8:11 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 177 Safe Waterways Act Gossett-Seidman Identical Last Action: 5/5/2023 H Died in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    514.023 Sampling of beach waters; and public bathing places; health advisories. Page 2 (pdf)

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