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CS/CS/HB 165: Sampling of Beach Waters and Public Bathing Spaces

GENERAL BILL by Health & Human Services Committee ; Water Quality, Supply & Treatment Subcommittee ; Gossett-Seidman ; Cross ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Amesty ; Basabe ; Berfield ; Black ; Caruso ; Chaney ; Daley ; Eskamani ; Fine ; Franklin ; Gonzalez Pittman ; Harris ; Hart ; Hinson ; Joseph ; LaMarca ; López, J. ; Lopez, V. ; Massullo ; Mooney ; Nixon ; Plakon ; Skidmore ; Snyder ; Stark ; Tant ; Trabulsy ; Tramont ; Valdés ; Waldron ; Yeager

Sampling of Beach Waters and Public Bathing Spaces; Revises provisions related to bacteriological sampling of beach waters & public bathing places, including rule adoption & enforcement; issuance of health advisories; closure of beach waters & public bathing places; & notification & signage requirements.

Effective Date: 7/1/2024
Last Action: 6/17/2024 - Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Fiscal Policy (FP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/16/2023 House • Filed
11/2/2023 House • Referred to Water Quality, Supply & Treatment Subcommittee
• Referred to Appropriations Committee
• Referred to Infrastructure Strategies Committee
• Now in Water Quality, Supply & Treatment Subcommittee
1/9/2024 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
1/25/2024 House • PCS added to Water Quality, Supply & Treatment Subcommittee agenda
1/29/2024 House • Favorable with CS by Water Quality, Supply & Treatment Subcommittee
• Reported out of Water Quality, Supply & Treatment Subcommittee
1/30/2024 House • Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
• CS Filed
• 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
1/31/2024 House • Original reference removed: Infrastructure Strategies Committee
• Referred to Appropriations Committee
• Referred to Health & Human Services Committee
• Now in Appropriations Committee
2/12/2024 House • Added to Appropriations Committee agenda
2/14/2024 House • Favorable by Appropriations Committee
• Reported out of Appropriations Committee
• Now in Health & Human Services Committee
2/20/2024 House • Added to Health & Human Services Committee agenda
2/22/2024 House • Favorable with CS by Health & Human Services Committee
• Reported out of Health & Human Services Committee
• Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
• CS Filed
• 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 2)
2/23/2024 House • Bill referred to House Calendar
• Added to Second Reading Calendar
2/27/2024 House • Bill added to Special Order Calendar (3/1/2024)
3/1/2024 House • Read 2nd time
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Added to Third Reading Calendar
3/4/2024 House • Read 3rd time
• CS passed; YEAS 113, NAYS 0
3/4/2024 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Fiscal Policy
• Received
3/5/2024 Senate • Withdrawn from Fiscal Policy -SJ 733
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/07/24 -SJ 733
3/7/2024 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 916
• Read 3rd time -SJ 916
• CS passed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 916
3/7/2024 House • In Messages
• Ordered enrolled
6/17/2024 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor