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CS/SB 444: Domestic Wastewater Discharged Through Ocean Outfalls

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

Domestic Wastewater Discharged Through Ocean Outfalls; Revising the measurement standard for the wastewater flow; revising the requirements for installation of a functioning reuse system by a utility that had a permit for a domestic wastewater facility on a specified date to discharge through ocean outfall; revising plan requirements for the elimination of ocean outfalls; requiring that the Department of Environmental Protection approve certain apportionment of reuse if a facility contracts with another facility to install a functioning reuse system, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 4/25/2013 - Chapter No. 2013-31
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Environmental Preservation and Conservation (EP)
  2. Community Affairs (CA)
  3. Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government (AGG)
  4. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/24/2013 Senate • Filed
1/28/2013 Senate • Referred to Environmental Preservation and Conservation; Community Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government; Appropriations -SJ 34
3/4/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Environmental Preservation and Conservation, 03/07/13, 10:30 am, 110 Senate Office Building
3/5/2013 Senate • Introduced -SJ 34
3/7/2013 Senate • Favorable by Environmental Preservation and Conservation; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 156
• Now in Community Affairs -SJ 156
3/11/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 03/14/13, 8:00 am, 301 Senate Office Building
3/14/2013 Senate • CS by Community Affairs; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 209
3/15/2013 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/18/2013 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government -SJ 209
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government, 03/19/13, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
• CS by Community Affairs read 1st time -SJ 213
3/19/2013 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -SJ 241
3/20/2013 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 241
3/25/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/28/13, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building --Not Considered
3/29/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/03/13, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/3/2013 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 16 NAYS 0
4/4/2013 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 346
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/10/13
4/10/2013 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 396
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/11/2013 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 414
• CS passed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 415
• Immediately certified -SJ 415
4/11/2013 House • In Messages
4/15/2013 House • Referred to Calendar -HJ 616
• Received -HJ 616
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/17/13
4/17/2013 House • Substituted for CS/CS/HB 707 -HJ 641
• Read 2nd time -HJ 641
• Read 3rd time -HJ 641
• CS passed; YEAS 117 NAYS 0 -HJ 641
4/18/2013 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 512
4/22/2013 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor -SJ 512
4/24/2013 • Approved by Governor -SJ 579
4/25/2013 • Chapter No. 2013-31