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SB 434 - Amends Local Riparian Buffer Requirements - North Carolina Key Vote

Richard Gunn, Jr. voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (House) -

Title: Amends Local Riparian Buffer Requirements

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (48-31) - (Key vote)
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Title: Amends Local Riparian Buffer Requirements

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that amends local riparian buffer requirements around rivers, waste removal standards, and other environmental provisions.



  • Establishes that yard waste diverted from the waste stream or collected as source separated material is not subject to a solid waste permit or transfer, treatment, processing, storage or disposal in a permitted solid waste management facility (Sec. 1).

  • Repeals the provision that prohibits certain retailers from providing customers with plastic bags unless the bag is reusable or is used solely to hold unpacked portions of fresh meat, fish or produce (Sec. 1).

  • Repeals the ability of local government to enact, implement and enforce ordinances that establish riparian buffer requirements to protect water quality (Sec. 2).

  • Exempts any publicly owned spaces where it has been determined by local law enforcement that the buffers pose a risk to public safety (Sec. 2).

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Amends Local Riparian Buffer Requirements


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