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2013 Senate Bill 404: Revise landfill performance bond detail

Public Act 250 of 2013

  1. Introduced by Sen. Jack Brandenburg (R) on June 4, 2013, to revise details of the financial instruments that may used by a landfill operator to satisfy the performance bond-like “perpetual care fund” requirements related to the future upkeep of closed landfills.
    • Referred to the Senate Finance Committee on June 4, 2013.
      • Reported in the Senate on September 19, 2013, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the Senate on September 25, 2013. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on September 25, 2013.
    • Amendment offered by Sen. Rebekah Warren (D) on October 2, 2013, to increase the state “tipping fee” tax imposed on dumping in landfills, from 12 cents per-cubic yard to $2.50 pwer yard, (a 20-fold increase). The amendment failed by voice vote in the Senate on October 2, 2013.
  2. Passed 37 to 0 in the Senate on October 2, 2013.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the House on October 2, 2013.
    • Referred to the House Natural Resources Committee on October 2, 2013.
      • Reported in the House on November 5, 2013, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the House on November 14, 2013. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on November 14, 2013.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Jeff Irwin (D) on November 14, 2013, to increase the state “tipping fee” tax imposed on dumping in landfills, from 12 cents per-cubic yard to 50 cents per yard. The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on November 14, 2013.
  4. Passed 110 to 0 in the House on December 5, 2013, to revise details of the financial instruments that may used by a landfill operator to satisfy the performance bond-like “perpetual care fund” requirements related to the future upkeep of closed landfills.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Received in the Senate on December 10, 2013.
  6. Passed 36 to 0 in the Senate on December 11, 2013, to concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  7. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on December 21, 2013.

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