Introduced by Sen. Rebekah Warren (D) on November 8, 2018 To establish a $5 per ton fee on “technologically enhanced naturally occurring radioactive materials,” called “tenorms,” that are deposited in Michigan landfills, payable by the landfill owner to the state. Senate Bill 1196 establishes restrictions and extensive regulations on such deposits. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Natural Resources Committee on November 8, 2018
Reported in the Senate on December 4, 2018 With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Sen. Hoon-Yung Hopgood (D) on December 4, 2018 To require that 40 percent of the proposed fee revenue paid by a landfill owner go to state grants for local emergency preparedness.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the Senate on December 4, 2018