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HF 1 - Environmental Review Requirements - Key Vote

Minnesota Key Votes

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Environmental Review Requirements

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (89-42) - (Key vote)

Title: Environmental Review Requirements

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that amends various statues related to permitting efficiency and environmental review.

Highlights:
  • Requires both the Department of Natural Resources and the Pollution Control Agency to take measures to meet permitting efficiency goals allowing up to 150 days upon submission of a permit application for issuing or denying a permit (Sec. 1 & 3).
  • Authorizes a project proposer to include in the information submitted to the responsible government unit, a preliminary draft environmental impact statement instead of requiring the governmental unit to prepare the statement (Sec. 6).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (49-16) - (Key vote)

Title: Environmental Review Requirements

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that amends various statues related to permitting efficiency and environmental review.

Highlights:
  • Requires both the Department of Natural Resources and the Pollution Control Agency to take measures to meet permitting efficiency goals allowing up to 150 days upon submission of a permit application for issuing or denying a permit (Sec. 1 & 3).
  • Authorizes a project proposer to include in the information submitted to the responsible government unit, a preliminary draft environmental impact statement instead of requiring the governmental unit to prepare the statement (Sec. 6).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (82-42) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Environmental Review Requirements

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