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2011 Regular Session
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Bill Title: Relating to water; declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Makes legislative findings regarding water quality.
Requires Environmental Quality Commission and Department of Environmental Quality to undertake certain efforts in relation to water quality standards. Requires Department of Environmental Quality to identify certain permittees to apply for pilot water quality variance from water quality standards. Requires report to Legislative Assembly. Requires Department of Environmental Quality to identify certain surface waters that do not meet certain criteria for polychlorinated biphenyls. Requires department to prepare multiple discharger variances and to submit variances to Environmental Quality Commission and to United States Environmental Protection Agency. Requires report to Legislative Assembly. Requires Department of Environmental Quality to identify substances that exceed certain water quality standards. Requires department to submit certain revised water quality standards to Environmental Quality Commission and to United States Environmental Protection Agency. Requires report to Legislative Assembly. Specifies certain requirements related to water quality standards adopted by Environmental Quality Commission. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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Fiscal Impact: May Have Fiscal Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Revenue Impact: May Have Revenue Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In House Committee
Current Committee: House Committee On Transportation and Economic Development
Current Subcommittee:
Subsequent Referral(s):
Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations: Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents
Measure History
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