2005-2006 Regular Session - SB 492
Natural Resources; local governments shall not be denied state funding; failure to adopt stricter standards for certain streams/reservoir buffers
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 12 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to conservation and natural resources, so as to provide that local governments shall not be denied state funding or water withdrawal permits because of failure to adopt stricter than minimum standards for certain stream or reservoir buffers; to change certain provisions relating to minimum standards and procedures for protection of river corridors, streams, and reservoirs; to change certain provisions relating to model ordinances for effective storm-water management in the Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District and for a district-wide watershed management plan, annual review, public meetings, certification by director, and local compliance; to change certain provisions relating to best management practices regarding land-disturbing activities; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/01/2006 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/31/2006 - Senate Hopper