SB0314 (CH0367)

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2017 Regular Session



Clean Water Commerce Act of 2017

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Approved by the Governor - Chapter 367

Synopsis:Authorizing funds in the Bay Restoration Fund to be used for the costs associated with the purchase of specified nutrient load reductions, not to exceed a specified amount per year in specified years; requiring the load reductions purchased under the Act to be consistent with specified accounting procedures; requiring the Department of the Environment on or before October 1, 2020, to report to specified committees of the General Assembly on the implementation of the Act; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:The President (By Request - Administration) and Senators Bates, Cassilly, Edwards, Hershey, Hough, Jennings, Klausmeier, Mathias, Middleton, Norman, Reilly, Salling, Serafini, and Simonaire
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0417
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2017
By Request of the Governor
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee HearingEnvironment and Transportation  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Environment
Narrow Subject(s):Agriculture, Department of
Chesapeake Bay
Commerce, Department of
Environment, Department of
Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
Natural Resources, Department of
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Rules and Regulations
Transportation, Department of
Statutes:Article - Environment

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November 28, 2017 1:10 P.M.