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2014 Senate Bill 941: Revise scrap tire regulatory regime details

Public Act 543 of 2014

Introduced by Sen. Mike Kowall (R) on May 15, 2014 To revise and update details of the extensive regulatory regime imposed on the storage, transportation and processing of scrap tires. The bill includes changes to bonding requirements and regulations on storage facilities and hauling companies, imposes new permit fees on the latter, adds exemptions for a “community cleanup site,” prohibits openly burning a scrap tire, and more.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Natural Resources, Environment & Great Lakes Committee on May 15, 2014
Reported in the Senate on November 13, 2014 With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Passed 36 to 0 in the Senate on November 13, 2014 (same description)
To revise and update details of the extensive regulatory regime imposed on the storage, transportation and processing of scrap tires. The bill includes changes to bonding requirements and regulations on storage facilities and hauling companies, imposes new permit fees on the latter, adds exemptions for a “community cleanup site,” prohibits openly burning a scrap tire, and more.
Received in the House on December 2, 2014
Referred to the House Natural Resources Committee on December 2, 2014
Reported in the House on December 9, 2014 Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Joseph Haveman (R) on December 18, 2014 To reduce certain criminal penalties this law authorizes from felonies to misdemeanors.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on December 18, 2014
Amendment offered by Rep. Andrea LaFontaine (R) on December 18, 2014 To clarify a detail in the provision authorizing property seizure and forfeiture under this law.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on December 18, 2014
Passed 107 to 2 in the House on December 18, 2014 (same description)
To revise and update details of the extensive regulatory regime imposed on the storage, transportation and processing of scrap tires. The bill includes changes to bonding requirements and regulations on storage facilities and hauling companies, imposes new permit fees on the latter, adds exemptions for a “community cleanup site,” prohibits openly burning a scrap tire, and more.
Received in the Senate on December 18, 2014
Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on December 18, 2014 To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on January 10, 2015

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