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Senate Bill 0159


Senate Bill 0159

ARCHIVE (2011)

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DIGEST OF SB159 (Updated April 14, 2011 2:45 pm - DI 84)


Streamlined environmental rule making procedures. Provides that, if the commissioner of the department of environmental management determines that a proposed rule includes an adoption or incorporation by reference of a federal law, regulation, or rule: (1) any part of the proposed rule that corresponds to the federal law, regulation, or rule may not be adopted if after the commissioner's determination the federal law, regulation, or rule on which that part of the proposed rule is based is repealed, is invalidated by judicial, legislative, or regulatory action, or has its enforcement stayed; and (2) the commissioner may not enforce that part of the adopted rule if after the adoption the federal law, regulation, or rule on which that part of the proposed rule is based is repealed, is invalidated by judicial, legislative, or regulatory action, or has its enforcement stayed. Specifies how legislative, administrative, or judicial action related to a federal law, rule, or regulation affects a state rule based on the federal law, rule, or regulation.
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