HB 2555 Caps on landfill disposal.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Caps on landfill disposal. Caps the amount of municipal solid waste that may be disposed of in a landfill at 2,000 tons per day, or the actual amount disposed of in 1998, whichever is greater. An alternative cap calculation method is provided for landfills that have not been operating for a sufficient length of time to provide an equitable cap. The Waste Management Board may allow additional disposal at a facility after considering certain factors and after a public hearing has been held. Waste mined from a substandard landfill for re-disposal in a proper landfill is not to count against the cap. The provisions do not allow for any increased disposal activity above levels that may be set by any other means. Additional requirements are placed on the DEQ Director before he can issue a permit for a new municipal solid waste landfill. This bill is identical to SB 1201.

Full text:
01/21/99  House: Presented & ordered printed 999268811  pdf
02/04/99  House: Committee substitute printed 999290106-H1  pdf
02/05/99  House: Substitute bill reprinted 999290106-H1  pdf
02/22/99  Senate: Committee substitute printed 994392172-S1  pdf
03/09/99  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2555ER)  pdf
04/05/99  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0611)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments rejected

Status:
01/21/99  House: Presented & ordered printed 999268811
01/21/99  House: Referred to Committee on Conservation and Natural Resources
01/27/99  House: Assigned to C. N. R. sub-committee: 1
02/03/99  House: Reported from Cons. & Nat. Res. w/sub. (21-Y 0-N)
02/04/99  House: Committee substitute printed 999290106-H1
02/04/99  House: Read first time
02/05/99  House: Substitute bill reprinted 999290106-H1
02/05/99  House: Passed by for the day
02/06/99  House: Passed by for the day
02/07/99  House: Passed by for the day
02/08/99  House: Read second time
02/08/99  House: Committee substitute agreed to 999290106-H1
02/08/99  House: Pending question ordered
02/08/99  House: Amendments by Mr. McEachin rejected (43-Y 55-N)
02/08/99  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (43-Y 55-N 1-A)
02/08/99  House: Engrossed by House - com. sub. 999290106-H1
02/09/99  House: Read third time and passed House (98-Y 0-N)
02/09/99  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/09/99  House: Communicated to Senate
02/10/99  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/99  Senate: Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/16/99  Senate: Assigned to A. C. & N. R. sub-committee: Solid Waste
02/22/99  Senate: Committee substitute printed 994392172-S1
02/22/99  Senate: Reported from A. C. & N. R. w/sub. (14-Y 0-N)
02/23/99  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/23/99  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (39-Y 0-N)
02/23/99  Senate: Read third time
02/23/99  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
02/23/99  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 994392172-S1
02/23/99  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - comm. sub. 994392172-S1
02/23/99  Senate: Passed Senate with substitute (38-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/23/99  Senate: VOTE: (38-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/23/99  Senate: Rec. of Sen. passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/23/99  Senate: VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
02/23/99  Senate: Passed Senate with substitute (38-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/23/99  Senate: VOTE: (38-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/24/99  House: Placed on Calendar
02/25/99  House: Senate substitute agreed to by House (97-Y 2-N)
02/25/99  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 2-N 1-A)
03/09/99  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2555ER)
03/12/99  House: Enrolled
03/12/99  House: Signed by Speaker
03/15/99  Senate: Signed by President
03/27/99  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 611 (effective 7/1/99)
04/05/99  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0611)