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House Bill 1170


House Bill 1170

ARCHIVE (2007)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Littering. Makes depositing litter, filth, a putrid or unwholesome substance, or the contents of a toilet, catch basin, or grease trap: (1) from a watercraft; and (2) into or upon public waters or the banks of public waters; a Class A infraction instead of a Class B infraction. Makes littering a Class A infraction instead of a Class B infraction if refuse is placed or left in, on, or within 100 feet of a body of water that is under the jurisdiction of the: (1) department of natural resources; or (2) United States Army Corps of Engineers. Requires that a civil judgment of at least $1,000 be imposed for these Class A infractions.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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