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2012 Senate Bill 1206: Exempt certain compost from environmental regulations

Public Act 563 of 2012

Introduced by Sen. Tom Casperson (R) on July 18, 2012 To waive certain state restrictions on selling or giving away sewage treatment residue for landscaping purposes if it is "mature and stable," has minimal potential to generate a nuisance, is of "exceptional quality” for this purpose, and if the generator of the material has a record of dutiful compliance with state environmental regulations.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Natural Resources, Environment & Great Lakes Committee on July 18, 2012
Reported in the Senate on September 25, 2012 With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered in the Senate on September 25, 2012 To clarify a statutory reference in the bill.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on September 25, 2012
Passed 27 to 11 in the Senate on September 27, 2012 (same description)
To waive certain state restrictions on selling or giving away sewage treatment residue for landscaping purposes if it is "mature and stable," has minimal potential to generate a nuisance, is of "exceptional quality” for this purpose, and if the generator of the material has a record of dutiful compliance with state environmental regulations.
Received in the House on September 27, 2012
Referred to the House Natural Resources, Tourism, and Outdoor Recreation Committee on September 27, 2012
Reported in the House on December 4, 2012 Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 69 to 40 in the House on December 12, 2012 (same description)
To waive certain state restrictions on selling or giving away sewage treatment residue for landscaping purposes if it is "mature and stable," has minimal potential to generate a nuisance, is of "exceptional quality” for this purpose, and if the generator of the material has a record of dutiful compliance with state environmental regulations.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on January 2, 2013

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