2017 Regular Session
|At the request of:|
|Chief Sponsors:||Representative Helm|
|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.
|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|