2017 Senate Bill 653

House Roll Call 361: Passed

To create a state environmental permit appeal panel comprised of certain officials and representatives of specified interests. The bill would establish a process by which a permit applicant who is aggrieved by a decision of the Department of Environmental Quality could appeal to the panel, which would have the authority to revise or reject the DEQ's decision or conditions on a permit.

58 Yeas / 50 Nays
Republican (57 Yeas / 6 Nays)
Democrat (1 Yea / 44 Nays)
Excused or Not Voting (1)