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2018 Senate Bill 1244: Revise hazardous substance cleanup regulations

Public Act 581 of 2018

Introduced by Sen. Jim Stamas (R) on November 29, 2018
To revise some rule and process details related to regulations on hazardous substance cleanups. The bill is said to give state officials less discretion in interpreting regulations in a way that subjects regulated persons to sanctions.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Natural Resources Committee on November 29, 2018
Reported in the Senate on December 4, 2018
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 23 to 14 in the Senate on December 4, 2018.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To revise some rule and process details related to regulations on hazardous substance cleanups. The bill is said to give state officials less discretion in interpreting regulations in a way that subjects regulated persons to sanctions. Among other things, the bill would require regulators to base cleanup standards for various chemicals on federal toxicity values.
Received in the House on December 4, 2018
Referred to the House Michigan Competitiveness on December 4, 2018
Reported in the House on December 18, 2018
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-3) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the Senate on December 19, 2018
Passed 22 to 16 in the Senate on December 19, 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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