GA HB491 | 2023-2024 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Introduced on February 21 2023 - 25% progression
Action: 2023-02-23 - House Second Readers
Pending: House Natural Resources and Environment Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1 of Title 12 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions regarding conservation and natural resources, so as to address issues regarding environmental justice and permitting; to provide for definitions; to provide for a list of overburdened communities; to provide environmental justice requirements for applicants for certain environmental permits; to provide for rules, regulations, and technical guidance; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Conservation and natural resources; issues regarding environmental justice and permitting; address



2023-02-23HouseHouse Second Readers
2023-02-22HouseHouse First Readers
2023-02-21HouseHouse Hopper

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