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2017 Senate Bill 140: Appropriations: Department of Environmental Quality
Introduced by Sen. Michael Green (R) on February 9, 2017 To provide a “template” or “place holder” for the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Department Of Environmental Quality budget. This bill contains no appropriations, but may be amended at a later date to include them.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee on February 9, 2017
Reported in the Senate on April 25, 2017 With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered by Sen. Hoon-Yung Hopgood (D) on May 3, 2017 To add money for a program that would "evaluate, investigate, and mitigate sites statewide where vapor intrusion issues are or may be present".
The amendment failed by voice vote in the Senate on May 3, 2017
Amendment offered by Sen. Hoon-Yung Hopgood (D) on May 3, 2017 To earmark $14.9 million from a motor fuel tax originally imposed to pay for underground fuel tank cleanup to an "environmental cleanup and redevelopment" program.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the Senate on May 3, 2017
Amendment offered by Sen. Hoon-Yung Hopgood (D) on May 3, 2017 To add $2.5 million to provide training to municipal water system operators on federal copper and lead rules.
The amendment failed 12 to 26 in the Senate on May 3, 2017.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
Amendment offered by Sen. Hoon-Yung Hopgood (D) on May 3, 2017 To give the city of Flint an additional $15 million to cover water bill reimbursements to residents after its 2015 drinking water contamination crisis.
The amendment failed 12 to 26 in the Senate on May 3, 2017.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
Amendment offered by Sen. Jim Ananich (D) on May 3, 2017 To delete one full time position from the departmental executive team.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the Senate on May 3, 2017
Passed 26 to 12 in the Senate on May 3, 2017.
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The Senate version of the Department of Environmental Quality budget for the fiscal year that begins Oct. 1, 2017. This would appropriate $490.0 million in gross spending. Of this, $170.0 million is federal money, and the rest is from state and local taxes and fees.
Received in the House on May 3, 2017
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on May 23, 2017

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