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House Bill (H)

DIGEST

Department of natural resources. Specifies the use of certain motorboat fees. Provides that the administrator of the underground petroleum storage tank excess liability trust fund (ELTF) is required, not more than 30 business days after a claim on the ELTF is submitted, to: (1) approve the claim; (2) notify the claimant that a correction, a clarification, or additional information is needed; or (3) deny the claim. Provides that an employee drug testing plan is not required to be submitted with a bid for a public works contract. Eliminates both the department of natural resources fee and the lake and river Department of natural resources. Specifies the use of certain motorboat fees. Provides that the administrator of the underground petroleum storage tank excess liability trust fund (ELTF) is required, not more than 30 business days after a claim on the ELTF is submitted, to: (1) approve the claim; (2) notify the claimant that a correction, a clarification, or additional information is needed; or (3) deny the claim. Provides that an employee drug testing plan is not required to be submitted with a bid for a public works contract. Eliminates both the department of natural resources fee and the lake and river enhancement fee. Sets out the registration and renewal fees for motorboats. Eliminates the mussel license. Removes a provision that exempts an activity in a boundary river floodway from having to acquire a construction permit. Extends the quarry and aggregate permits from two to five years. Allows the department of natural resources to construct, rent, lease, license, or operate public service privileges and facilities for recreation in a state forest. Provides that the department of natural resources ensure certain improvements are made to the Ferdinand and Morgan-Monroe state forests. Creates inspection service fees for land classified as native forest land, a forest plantation, or wildland. Makes conforming changes. ... View more