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2009-2010 Regular Session - HB 248
Georgia Voluntary Remediation Program Act; enact
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 3 of Chapter 8 of Title 12 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to hazardous waste, so as to provide for voluntary and timely investigation and remediation of properties where there have been releases of regulated substances into the environment for the purpose of reducing human and environmental exposure to safe levels; to provide a short title; to provide legislative declarations; to define certain terms; to provide for power and duties of the director of the Environmental Protection Division; to provide criteria for qualifying for a voluntary remediation program; to provide for corrective action; to provide for program standards and policies; to provide for rules and regulations; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jun/01/2009 - Effective Date
May/05/2009 - Act 144
May/05/2009 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/13/2009 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/30/2009 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
Mar/26/2009 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/26/2009 - Senate Third Read
Mar/23/2009 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/20/2009 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/12/2009 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/12/2009 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/12/2009 - House Third Readers
Mar/05/2009 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/03/2009 - House Second Readers
Feb/02/2009 - House First Readers
Jan/30/2009 - House Hopper
3/12/2009 Modified Structured Rule
Mar/30/2009 - House Vote #374Yea(161)Nay(1)NV(12)
Mar/26/2009 - Senate Vote #280Yea(48)Nay(4)NV(1)
Mar/12/2009 - House Vote #226Yea(166)Nay(1)NV(11)
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