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HB 1343: Water Quality Improvements

GENERAL BILL by Payne ; Ingoglia ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Daniels ; Hogan Johnson ; Jacobs ; Sirois

Water Quality Improvements; Requires DOH & DEP to submit reports & recommendations relating to transfer of Onsite Sewage Program in DOH to DEP; transfers Onsite Sewage Program from DOH to DEP; requires WMDs to submit consolidated annual reports to OEDR; removes provisions relating to DOH technical review & advisory panel & research & review advisory committee; directs DEP to determine that hardship exists for certain OSTDS onsite variance requests; creates OSTDS technical advisory committee; requires county health departments to coordinate with DEP to administer evaluation programs; requires basin management action plans to include treatment & remediation plans; requires DEP to submit cost estimates to OEDR; provides for management of biosolids & water quality monitoring; establishes clean water grant program.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 2/12/2020 House - Now in State Affairs Committee -HJ 552
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/10/2020 House • Filed
1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 120
1/17/2020 House • Referred to Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 400
1/24/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee, 01/28/20, 12:00 pm, 12 HOB
1/28/2020 House • Favorable by Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 449
• Now in Appropriations Committee -HJ 449
2/7/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 02/11/20, 4:00 pm, Webster Hall
2/11/2020 House • Favorable by Appropriations Committee; YEAS 28 NAYS 0 -HJ 552
2/12/2020 House • Now in State Affairs Committee -HJ 552