Environmental  

 

HB 2648   Ledbetter Creates the Arkansas Environmental Response and Liability Act, amending the Hazardous Waste Management Act and repealing the Emergency Response Trust Fund.
Bill History: 03-31-05 H Meeting set for 10:00 AM - Room 130 H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
HB 2656   Ledbetter Provides that the Environmental Quality Department has the right of subrogation to insurance held by underground storage tank operators or owners.
Bill History: 04-05-05 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 1679 )
HB 2667   Reep Authorizes the various agency directors' designees to make appointments to the Pollution Control and Ecology Commission.
Bill History: 04-08-05 S Placed on the Senate calendar
HB 2671   Ledbetter Requires each electric public utility provide its Arkansas customers with an annual bill insert that discloses the amount of mercury emitted from each generating unit in Arkansas.
Bill History: 04-05-05 H Meeting set for 8:30 AM - Room 149 Joint Energy
HB 2673   Ledbetter Relates to the fees collected by the Department of Environmental Quality.
Bill History: 04-07-05 H Meeting set for UPON ADJOURNMENT - Room 130 H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
HB 2674   Ledbetter Requires the Public Service Commission prepare a report for the General Assembly concerning its activities since 1998 under the Energy Conservation Endorsement Act of 1977.
Bill History: 04-07-05 S Passed (Vote: Y: 35/N: 0)
SB 1023   Madison Requires appeals of regional waste management board decisions be made to the circuit court in the county where the proposed facility would be located, rather than to the Department of Environmental Quality.
Bill History: 04-07-05 S Referred to interim committee S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
SB 1099   Womack Expresses the General Assembly's intent that liability for hazardous waste site remedial action costs applies retroactively.
Bill History: 04-06-05 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 1824 )
SB 1153   Faris Requires persons liable for hazardous substance site remedial actions on certain surface mines to provide approved financial assurance to the Department of Environmental Quality.
Bill History: 04-07-05 S Referred to interim committee S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
SB 1160   Whitaker Related to protecting water quality.
Bill History: 04-07-05 H Placed on the House calendar
SB 1191   Madison Provides a tax credit of50% of the purchase and installation price of insulation installed in residential rental property.
Bill History: 04-07-05 S Referred to interim committee S-Revenue and Taxation
SCR 12   Higginbothom
Sumpter
Endorsing the principles of a multi-pollutant control program to achieve mandated clean air goals.
Bill History: 03-28-05 H Adopted

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