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HB 1395: Water Quality Improvements

GENERAL BILL by Raschein

Water Quality Improvements; Transfers onsite sewage program of DOH to DEP by type two transfer; prohibits local government from approving certain building permits; requires DEP to develop agricultural remediation plan as part of each basin management action plan; establishes wastewater grant program within DEP; revises requirements for basin management action plan; requires estimated nutrient load reductions in such plans to exceed specified amount; requires each local government to develop wastewater treatment plan that meets certain requirements; requires local government to create onsite sewage treatment & disposal system remediation plan as part of basin management action plan; prohibits facilities for sanitary sewage disposal from disposing of any waste in Indian River Lagoon without first providing advanced waste treatment.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died in Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/5/2019 House • Filed
• Introduced -HJ 138
3/8/2019 House • Referred to Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 379
5/3/2019 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee