2016 Senate Bill 827

Create environmental rules administrative oversight committee

Introduced in the Senate

March 1, 2016

Introduced by Sen. Tom Casperson (R-38)

To create an environmental rules committee in the Department of Environmental Quality consisting of state officials and representatives of various specified interests, which would oversee all of the department’s rule-making. This body would have the authority to halt any new rules that it deems do not meet standards specified in the bill (which address clarity, need and potential over-reach).

Referred to the Committee on Elections and Government Reform