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2014 House Bill 5401: Revise certain low-hazard waste restrictions

Public Act 179 of 2014

Introduced by Rep. Ed McBroom (R) on March 11, 2014
To exempt a person who follows specified rules for storing “inert materials” and “beneficial use by-products” as defined by House Bill 5400 from liability under state the environmental protection law.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Natural Resources Committee on March 11, 2014
Reported in the House on April 17, 2014
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Received in the Senate on May 7, 2014
Referred to the Senate Natural Resources, Environment & Great Lakes Committee on May 7, 2014
Reported in the Senate on May 28, 2014
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Sen. Rebekah Warren (D) on June 5, 2014
To prohibit a contractor using a "beneficial use by-product" on a project without first getting written permission from the property owner.
The amendment failed 16 to 21 in the Senate on June 5, 2014.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
Amendment offered by Sen. Rebekah Warren (D) on June 5, 2014
To establish that if a property owner fails to disclose the presence of "beneficial use byproduct" to a buyer then the seller would be liable for any release or "threat of release" of the substance.
The amendment failed 14 to 23 in the Senate on June 5, 2014.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on June 17, 2014

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