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2011 House Bill 4213: Create "Michigan Environmental Assurance Advisory Council" for farms
Introduced by Rep. Rick Outman R-Six Lakes on February 9, 2011
To grant qualified exemptions from certain environmental law penalties to farms that meet specified criteria if they promptly report certain groundwater contamination discharges, with a number of exceptions. See House Bill 4212.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Agriculture Committee on February 9, 2011
Reported in the House on February 16, 2011
Substitute offered in the House on February 17, 2011
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 House on February 17, 2011
Amendment offered by Rep. Jeff Irwin D-Ann Arbor on February 17, 2011
To add more specific past performance qualifications to the proposed penalty waiver.
The amendment failed 40 to 68 in the House on February 17, 2011.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
Received in the Senate on February 23, 2011
Referred to the Senate Agriculture Committee on February 23, 2011