Bill Text: AZ SB1175 | 2020 | Fifty-fourth Legislature 2nd Regular | Introduced


Bill Title: Technical correction; supplemental environmental project

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2020-01-22 - Senate read second time [SB1175 Detail]

Download: Arizona-2020-SB1175-Introduced.html

 

 

 

REFERENCE TITLE: technical correction; supplemental environmental project

 

 

 

State of Arizona

Senate

Fifty-fourth Legislature

Second Regular Session

2020

 

 

SB 1175

 

Introduced by

Senator Allen S

 

 

AN ACT

 

amending section 49‑117, Arizona Revised Statutes; relating to the department of environmental quality.

 

 

(TEXT OF BILL BEGINS ON NEXT PAGE)

 


Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Arizona:

Section 1.  Section 49-117, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended to read:

START_STATUTE49-117.  Supplemental environmental project; requirements; nexus

A supplemental environmental project that is initiated or accepted by the department shall comply with this section, shall advance at least one of the objectives of the environmental statutes that are the basis of the enforcement action and shall have an adequate nexus.  A nexus exists only if any of the following apply applies.  The proposed project:

1.  Is designed to reduce the likelihood that similar violations will occur in the future.

2.  Reduces the adverse impact to public health or the environment to which the violation contributes.

3.  Reduces the overall risk to public health or the environment potentially affected by the violation. END_STATUTE

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