HB0797 (CH0631)

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Nontidal Wetlands - Nontidal Wetland Mitigation Banking

Sponsored by:

Chair, Environment and Transportation Committee


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 631

Synopsis:Altering a specified declaration so as to include on site alternatives under specified circumstances; repealing a requirement that the Department of the Environment develop standards and adopt regulations to establish specified compensation ratios for mitigation through mitigation banks; requiring specified standards and regulations adopted by the Department to ensure that the potential for on-site mitigation is considered whenever it may be environmentally preferable; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Chair, Environment and Transportation Committee (By Request - Departmental - Environment)
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2016
By Request of the Governor
Environment and Transportation  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Environment
Narrow Subject(s):Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Environment, Department of
Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
Federal Government
Public Information
Rules and Regulations
Soil Conservation
Statutes:Article - Environment
(5-901, 5-910)

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