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2011 House Bill 4554: Expand sunken log permit regime

Public Act 218 of 2011

Introduced by Rep. Greg MacMaster (R) on April 13, 2011
To expand the law that imposes regulations, permit requirements and fees on the removal of submerged logs from beneath the Great Lakes, so that it also applies to logs removed from inland lakes and streams. The bill would also revise permit fees and bond requirements, and application procedures.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Natural Resources, Tourism, and Outdoor Recreation Committee on April 13, 2011
Reported in the House on June 14, 2011
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-3) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on June 22, 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 June 22, 2011
To expand the law that imposes regulations, permit requirements and fees on the removal of submerged logs from beneath the Great Lakes, and prohibit removing logs for from inland lakes and streams except to relieve logjams. The bill would also revise permit fees and bond requirements, and application procedures.
Received in the Senate on June 28, 2011
Referred to the Senate Natural Resources, Environment & Great Lakes Committee on June 28, 2011
Reported in the Senate on October 11, 2011
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on October 25, 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 Senate on October 25, 2011
Substitute offered by Sen. Howard Walker (R) on October 27, 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 Senate on October 27, 2011
Received in the House on October 27, 2011
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on November 10, 2011

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