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Sub for SB 504 - Agricultural Pollution - Key Vote

Michigan Key Votes

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NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Stage Details

Legislation - Bill Sent To Committee (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (21-17) - (Key vote)

Title: Agricultural Pollution

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill regulating agricultural pollution.

Highlights:
- Prohibits the discharge of any substance into the waters of the state of Michigan that may be hazardous or harmful to its people, environment or animals (sec. 3109). - Requires certain animal feeding operations (AFOs) and large concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) to obtain water discharge permits and creates requirements for the operations (sec. 3113B). - Creates the Pathogen Reduction Advisory Council to review scientific information, study conservation methods and recommend actions in pathogen reductions (sec. 3113C). - Establishes the Michigan Agriculture Environment Assurance Program within the Department of Agriculture to assist farms in risk assessment, pollution reduction and livestock operations (sec. 8202). - Requires the passage of SB 447, SB 448 and SB 503 to become law (enacting sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Agricultural Pollution

Sponsors

  • Gerald Van Woerkom (MI - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Alan L. Cropsey (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Judson 'Jud' Gilbert II (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ron Jelinek (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Wayne Kuipers (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Tony N. Stamas (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
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