2005-2006 Regular Session - HB 1550
Georgia Brownfields Rescue, Redevelopment, Community Revitalization, and Environmental Justice Act; enact
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 8 of Title 12 of the O.C.G.A., relating to waste management, so as to change provisions relating to rehabilitation of brownfields property; to enact the "Georgia Brownfields Rescue, Redevelopment, Community Revitalization, and Environmental Justice Act"; to state legislative findings; to define terms; to encourage the voluntary rehabilitation of property with a presence or suspected presence of hazardous substances, pollutants, or contaminants; to authorize the limitation of liability of persons carrying out such rehabilitation under certain conditions and compliance with program standards; to provide for a Brownfields Program Section within the Environmental Protection Division of the Department of Natural Resources; to create the Brownfields Interagency Task Force; to provide for rules and regulations; to create a Brownfields Revitalization Fund and provide sources of funding therefor; to provide for other related matters; to provide a contingent effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Mar/06/2006 - House Second Readers
Mar/02/2006 - House First Readers
Mar/02/2006 - House Hopper