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CS/CS/SB 1758: Water Quality Improvements

GENERAL BILL by Community Affairs ; Environment and Natural Resources ; Mayfield ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Simmons ; Harrell ; Pizzo ; Farmer ; Gruters

Water Quality Improvements; Citing this act as the “Clean Waterways Act”; requiring the Department of Environmental Protection, in coordination with the Department of Health, to develop a report to be submitted to the Legislature by a specified date on the impacts of transferring the onsite sewage program of the Department of Health to the Department of Environmental Protection by a type two transfer; revising the requirements for a basin management action plan for an Outstanding Florida Spring; establishing a wastewater grant program within the Department of Environmental Protection, etc.

Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act, this act shall take effect July 1, 2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Appropriations
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Environment and Natural Resources (EN)
  2. Community Affairs (CA)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/1/2019 Senate • Filed
3/8/2019 Senate • Referred to Environment and Natural Resources; Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government; Appropriations -SJ 222
3/13/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 222
3/15/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Environment and Natural Resources, 03/20/19, 4:00 pm, 37 Senate Building
3/20/2019 Senate • CS by Environment and Natural Resources; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 256
3/21/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/25/2019 Senate • Original reference(s) removed: Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government
• Remaining references corrected to Community Affairs; Appropriations -SJ 271
• Now in Community Affairs
3/26/2019 Senate • CS by Environment and Natural Resources read 1st time -SJ 270
3/28/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 04/02/19, 2:00 pm, 301 Senate Building
4/2/2019 Senate • CS/CS by Community Affairs; YEAS 4 NAYS 0 -SJ 312
4/3/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Appropriations
• CS/CS by Community Affairs read 1st time -SJ 320
5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Appropriations