Legislature(2001 - 2002)

2001-04-23 House Journal

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2001-04-23                     House Journal                      Page 1149
HB 22                                                                                             
The Resources Committee submitted the forthcoming committee                                         
substitute, with a new title, for their report (page 1108).  The following                          
bill is being printed today:                                                                        
     CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                   
     "An Act requiring the owners or operators of certain passenger                                 
     vessels operating in the marine waters of the state to register the                            
     vessels; establishing information-gathering, record keeping, and                               
     reporting requirements relating to the vessels' graywater and the                              
     offloading or release of pollutants from the vessels; prohibiting                              
     the discharge of untreated sewage from the vessels; placing limits                             
     on discharges of treated sewage and graywater from the vessels;                                
     establishing penalties for failure to comply with certain laws                                 
     relating to the vessels; requiring a report from the Department of                             
     Environmental Conservation concerning matters relating to the                                  
     vessels; and providing for an effective date."