2017 Senate Bill 653

Senate Roll Call 40: 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.

26 Yeas / 11 Nays
Republican (26 Yeas / 1 Nay)
Democrat (0 Yeas / 10 Nays)
Excused or Not Voting (1)