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CS/CS/CS/HB 239: Water Quality

GENERAL BILL by State Affairs Committee ; Federal Affairs Subcommittee ; Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee ; Williams, T. ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Albritton ; Brodeur ; Burgin ; Caldwell ; Kreegel ; Steube ; Van Zant ; Wood

Water Quality; Directs DEP to publish notice of proposed rulemaking by specified date to revise certain criteria for state's waterbodies; prohibits implementation of certain federal numeric nutrient water quality criteria rules by DEP, water management districts, & other governmental entities; clarifies authority of water management districts & other governmental entities with respect to pollution control; provides construction; authorizes DEP to adopt numeric nutrient water quality criteria for surface waters, etc.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died in Messages
Location: In messages from House
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/18/2011 House • Filed
2/1/2011 House • Referred to Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee; Federal Affairs Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 26
3/8/2011 House • Introduced -HJ 26
3/11/2011 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee, 03/15/11, 12:30 pm, Reed Hall
3/15/2011 House • CS by Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 3 -HJ 259
3/17/2011 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
3/18/2011 House • Now in Federal Affairs Subcommittee -HJ 258
• CS by Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 255
4/1/2011 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- Federal Affairs Subcommittee, 04/05/11, 4:00 pm, Webster Hall
4/5/2011 House • CS/CS by Federal Affairs Subcommittee; YEAS 8 NAYS 5 -HJ 615
4/12/2011 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• Now in State Affairs Committee -HJ 614
• On Committee agenda-- State Affairs Committee, 04/14/11, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
• CS/CS by Federal Affairs Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 612
4/14/2011 House • CS/CS/CS by- State Affairs Committee; YEAS 15 NAYS 1 -HJ 659
4/15/2011 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 671
• CS/CS/CS by State Affairs Committee read 1st time -HJ 654
4/18/2011 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/20/11
4/20/2011 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 702
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/21/2011 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 746
• Amendment(s) adopted (540881) -HJ 746
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 90 NAYS 27 -HJ 747
4/26/2011 Senate • In Messages
5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Messages