1997 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Committee Approved)

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JLARC-consent orders review (language only)

Item 408 #8h

Item 408 #8h

Natural Resources
Environmental Quality, Department of

Page 267, after line 44, insert:
"D.  The Department of Environmental Quality shall establish a process for the effective central office review of consent orders and shall develop a program to conduct post-audits of a random sample of enforcement actions each year.  The Department shall report on its implementation of this item by December 1, 1997, to the Chairmen of the House Committees on Appropriations and on Conservation and  Resources and the Senate Committees on Finance and on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources. "

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