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CS/CS/HB 837: Domestic Wastewater Collection System Assessment and Maintenance

GENERAL BILL by Government Accountability Committee ; Natural Resources and Public Lands Subcommittee ; Edwards-Walpole ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Jacobs ; Lee

Domestic Wastewater Collection System Assessment and Maintenance; Establishes blue star collection system assessment & maintenance program within DEP for domestic wastewater utilities; provides that certified utilities are presumed to comply with state water quality standards; directs DEP to issue certain permits to certified utilities; authorizes DEP to reduce penalty amounts; provides that certain utilities are eligible to participate in Clean Water State Revolving Fund Program & to receive Small Community Sewer Construction grants.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Environmental Preservation and Conservation, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1149 Vetoed by Governor
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/29/2017 House • Filed
12/8/2017 House • Referred to Natural Resources and Public Lands Subcommittee; Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee; Government Accountability Committee -HJ 75
1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 75
1/26/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Natural Resources and Public Lands Subcommittee, 01/30/18, 3:30 pm, 12 HOB
1/30/2018 House • CS by Natural Resources and Public Lands Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 484
2/1/2018 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Natural Resources and Public Lands Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 481
2/5/2018 House • Now in Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 491
2/9/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee, 02/13/18, 12:30 pm, Morris Hall
2/13/2018 House • Favorable by Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 563
• Now in Government Accountability Committee -HJ 563
2/20/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Government Accountability Committee, 02/22/18, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
2/22/2018 House • CS/CS by- Government Accountability Committee; YEAS 22 NAYS 0 -HJ 671
• Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS/CS by Government Accountability Committee read 1st time -HJ 665
2/25/2018 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 679
2/27/2018 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/02/18
3/2/2018 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 809
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/5/2018 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 863, 864
• CS passed; YEAS 112 NAYS 0 -HJ 864
3/5/2018 Senate • In Messages
3/6/2018 Senate • Referred to Environmental Preservation and Conservation; Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 774
• Received -SJ 774
3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Environmental Preservation and Conservation, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1149 Vetoed by Governor