1997 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Committee Approved)

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JLARC-state agency compliance recommendation (language only)

Item 408 #2h

Item 408 #2h

Natural Resources
Environmental Quality, Department of

Page 267, after line 44, insert:
"D. The Department of Environmental Quality shall submit to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by October 1, 1997, a report on the environmental permit compliance status of all state facilities.  This report shall include (1) all Notice of Violations or similar findings of noncompliance received by state facilities during the past 36 months; (2) executive compliance agreements or other enforcement agreements signed with state facilities; (3) any letters of compliance assistance or other informal communication indicating compliance problems with a state facility; and (4) an estimate of the cost of corrective action required for each state facility not currently complying with environmental laws and regulations."

(This amendment implements a Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (JLARC) recommendation in its study of the Department of Environmental Quality.)