John Philip Novak
Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Requires the Pollution Control Board to adopt rules by December 1, 2003 prohibiting the open burning of landscape waste in areas of the State classified as moderate, serious, severe, or extreme non-attainment areas for ozone. Provides that the Board's initial rules shall take effect on or before July 1, 2004. Provides that if a unit of local government has, prior to the effective date of the Board's rules, adopted an ordinance or regulation regarding the open burning of landscape waste, the local ordinance or regulation shall control so long as it remains in effect. Preempts certain home rule powers. Provides that a violation of the provisions regarding the open burning of landscape waste or rules adopted pursuant to those provisions shall be enforceable by administrative citation. Provides civil penalties to be imposed pursuant to the administrative citations. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.
Session Sine Die
Referred to Rules
Chief Senate Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, Jr.
Arrive in Senate
Placed on Calendar Order of First Reading April 2, 2003
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Ricca Slone
Third Reading - Short Debate - Passed 091-025-001
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John A. Fritchey
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kevin Joyce
House Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted by Voice Vote
Second Reading - Short Debate
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
House Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-000-000
House Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
House Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. John Philip Novak
Fiscal Note Filed as amended by House Amendment No. 1
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Environment and Energy Committee
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
Do Pass as Amended / Short Debate Environment and Energy Committee; 012-002-001
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted by Voice Vote; Environment & Energy Sub-committee
Assigned to Environment and Energy Committee
Referred to Rules Committee
Filed with the Clerk by Rep. John Philip Novak
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