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Senate Bill 0130


Senate Bill 0130

ARCHIVE (2012)

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DIGEST OF SB 130 (Updated February 29, 2012 12:47 pm - DI 69)


Environmental boards. Repeals certain statutes creating the following boards: (1) Air pollution control. (2) Water pollution control. (3) Solid waste management board (collectively, the repealed boards). Establishes the environmental rules board (consolidated board). Transfers certain powers and duties of the repealed boards to the consolidated board. Requires that a member of the consolidated board representing a certain constituency possess knowledge, experience, or education that qualifies the individual to represent the constituency being represented. Requires the consolidated board to appoint a technical secretary. Allows the consolidated board to appoint: (1) legal counsel; and (2) members of advisory committees. Requires the consolidated board to use rulemaking procedures to adopt rules. Transfers to the consolidated board duties of the department of environmental management to adopt certain rules related to: (1) treatment plant or water distribution systems certification programs; and (2) the waste tire management fund.
    Current Status:
     Passed 2nd reading - 2nd House
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