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2018 Senate Bill 1196: Impose tax, expand regulation of radioactives in hazardous waste landfills

Public Act 688 of 2018

Introduced by Sen. Tom Casperson (R) on November 8, 2018
To prohibit radioactive materials that exceed specified radiation levels from being deposited in Michigan landfills, and increase the regulations and restrictions on depositing less radioactive materials, including “technologically enhanced naturally occurring radioactive materials,” called “tenorms”.   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 substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the House on December 4, 2018
Referred to the House Natural Resources Committee on December 4, 2018
Reported in the House on December 4, 2018
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
The reported passed by voice vote in the House on December 4, 2018
Amendment offered by Rep. Gary Howell (R) on December 12, 2018
To clarify a ban on some specified materials that would be banned from landfills.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on December 12, 2018
Amendment offered by Rep. Kristy Pagan (D) on December 12, 2018
To strip out provisions authorizing state officials to grant exceptions to some of the bill's prohibitions.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on December 12, 2018
Received in the Senate on December 13, 2018
Passed 26 to 11 in the Senate on December 13, 2018.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on December 28, 2018

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