2017 Senate Bill 652

House Roll Call 360: Passed

To create a state environmental rules review committee comprised of certain officials and representatives of specified interests including business, government and environmentalist groups, with the duty to oversee and make judgments on whether plans by the Department of Environmental Quality to promulgate and impose new rules meet certain specified criteria including reasonableness, and to propose revisions if they do not. Ultimately, the decision to promulgate a new rule would belong to the governor regardless of the committee's judgment.

57 Yeas / 51 Nays
Republican (57 Yeas / 6 Nays)
Democrat (0 Yeas / 45 Nays)
Excused or Not Voting (1)