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CS/CS/SB 796: Domestic Wastewater Discharge/Ocean Outfalls

GENERAL BILL by Community Affairs ; Environmental Preservation and Conservation ; Diaz de la Portilla ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Sobel

Domestic Wastewater Discharge/Ocean Outfalls; Postpones the dates by which domestic wastewater facilities must meet more stringent treatment and management requirements. Revises plan requirements for the elimination of ocean outfalls. Provides that certain utilities that shared a common ocean outfall on a specified date are individually responsible for meeting the reuse requirement. Requires the Department of Environmental Protection, the South Florida Water Management District, and affected utilities to consider certain information for the purpose of adjusting reuse requirements, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died in Budget
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Environmental Preservation and Conservation (EP)
  2. Community Affairs (CA)
  3. Budget (BC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/3/2011 Senate • Filed
2/9/2011 Senate • Referred to Environmental Preservation and Conservation; Community Affairs; Budget -SJ 62
3/8/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 62
3/14/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Environmental Preservation and Conservation, 03/17/11, 1:15 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
3/17/2011 Senate • CS by Environmental Preservation and Conservation; YEAS 6 NAYS 1 -SJ 236
3/21/2011 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/22/2011 Senate • Now in Community Affairs -SJ 236
• CS by Environmental Preservation and Conservation read 1st time -SJ 256
4/6/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 04/11/11, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
4/11/2011 Senate • CS/CS by Community Affairs; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 470
4/12/2011 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
4/13/2011 Senate • Now in Budget -SJ 470
4/26/2011 Senate • CS/CS by Community Affairs read 1st time -SJ 478
5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Budget