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2014 Senate Bill 910: Ban enforcement of new woodstove emissions limits

Public Act 417 of 2014

Introduced by Sen. Tom Casperson (R) on April 24, 2014 To prohibit Department of Environmental Quality from imposing new state regulations limiting emissions from woodstoves and heaters, or enforcing federal regulations that do this. The bill was introduced as news reports indicate that proposed federal Environmental Protection Agency rules would impose restrictive new limits on wood burning heaters.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Natural Resources, Environment & Great Lakes Committee on April 24, 2014
Reported in the Senate on June 10, 2014 With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Passed 25 to 12 in the Senate on June 11, 2014 (same description)
To prohibit Department of Environmental Quality from imposing new state regulations limiting emissions from woodstoves and heaters, or enforcing federal regulations that do this. The bill was introduced as news reports indicate that proposed federal Environmental Protection Agency rules would impose restrictive new limits on wood burning heaters.
Received in the House on June 12, 2014
Referred to the House Energy and Technology Committee on June 12, 2014
Passed 68 to 41 in the House on December 16, 2014 (same description)
To prohibit Department of Environmental Quality from imposing new state regulations limiting emissions from woodstoves and heaters, or enforcing federal regulations that do this. The bill was introduced as news reports indicate that proposed federal Environmental Protection Agency rules would impose restrictive new limits on wood burning heaters.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on December 29, 2014

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