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2019 House Bill 5050: Expand state asbestos abatement regulations and requirements
Introduced by Rep. Gary Howell (R) on October 8, 2019
To require background checks for contractors who bid on government asbestos abatement projects, and not hire any that have had criminal environmental law violations within the past five years. Hiring a firm with lesser violations would be subject to restrictions and a public hearing requirement.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation Committee on October 8, 2019
Reported in the House on November 5, 2019
Refer to the Committee on Ways and Means with the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted.
Referred to the House Ways and Means Committee on November 5, 2019
Reported in the House on June 10, 2020
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-3) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the Senate on July 23, 2020
Referred to the Senate Environmental Quality Committee on July 23, 2020