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2014 Senate Bill 941: Revise scrap tire regulatory regime details
  1. 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.
    • 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.
  2. Passed 36 to 0 in the Senate on November 13, 2014.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"