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2019 House Bill 4389: Mandate fire department PFAS reporting and more
Introduced by Rep. Sue Allor (R) on March 19, 2019
To require fire departments that use fire-fighting foam containing chemicals called PFAS to report details of each use to the state Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) within 48 hours. Also, to require the agency to establish a free collection program for firefighting foams containing the chemicals, and then properly dispose of them, contingent on legislative appropriations to pay for it.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation Committee on March 19, 2019
Reported in the House on June 11, 2019
Refer to the Committee on Ways and Means with the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted.
Referred to the House Ways and Means Committee on June 11, 2019
Reported in the House on October 2, 2019
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the Senate on October 8, 2019
Referred to the Senate Environmental Quality Committee on October 8, 2019
Reported in the Senate on October 30, 2019
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered in the Senate on June 11, 2020
To add additional fines if fire chief fails to file a PFAS report within specified times.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on June 11, 2020
Substitute offered by Sen. Rick Outman (R) on June 17, 2020
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on June 17, 2020
Received in the House on June 17, 2020

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