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2017 Regular Session
Overview
At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Representative Helm
Regular Sponsors:
Bill Title: Relating to state transport of hazardous materials; prescribing an effective date.
Catchline/Summary: Prohibits Legislative Assembly from funding new bulk coal or oil terminals for biennium beginning July 1, 2017.
Requires certain railroad carriers to submit financial responsibility statement to Department of Environmental Quality. Conditions issuance of certain Department of State Lands permits on balancing test that weighs potential environmental harm of proposed project against public need. Requires Department of State Lands to consider risks of oil spill when issuing or amending certain leases. Prohibits construction, extension or use of wharf for receipt and discharge of crude oil. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.
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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 Energy and Environment
Current Subcommittee:
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