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2009-2010 Regular Session - SB 78
Georgia Voluntary Remediation Program Act; define certain terms; provide for power/duties of Environmental Protection Div. director
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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
May/27/2010 - Effective Date
May/27/2010 - Act 488
May/27/2010 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
May/13/2010 - Senate Sent to Governor
Apr/29/2010 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub
Apr/27/2010 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Apr/27/2010 - House Third Readers
Apr/20/2010 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/05/2009 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
Mar/04/2009 - House Second Readers
Mar/03/2009 - House First Readers
Feb/26/2009 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/26/2009 - Senate Third Read
Feb/25/2009 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/24/2009 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/30/2009 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/29/2009 - Senate Hopper
3/5/2009 Withdrawn from Judiciary and recommitted to Natural Resources & Environment; 4/29/2010 Senate agreed to House substitute
Apr/29/2010 - Senate Vote #892Yea(44)Nay(1)NV(6)
Apr/27/2010 - House Vote #904Yea(156)Nay(1)NV(13)
Feb/26/2009 - Senate Vote #92Yea(45)Nay(2)NV(3)
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