PA HB613 | 2011-2012 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 12-4)
Status: Introduced on February 10 2011 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2011-02-10 - Referred to ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES AND ENERGY
Pending: House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

An Act amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, transferring provisions relating to environmental advisory councils; providing for the designation and regulation of geologically hazardous areas throughout this Commonwealth to protect people and limit property damage and the disruption of commerce from the possible dangers associated with land development in areas that are prone to landslides, sinkholes or other geologic hazards; imposing duties and conferring powers on the Department of Environmental Protection, the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and municipalities; and providing for enforcement and remedies.

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Title

Transferring provisions relating to environmental advisory councils; providing for the designation and regulation of geologically hazardous areas throughout this Commonwealth to protect people and limit property damage and the disruption of commerce from the possible dangers associated with land development in areas that are prone to landslides, sinkholes or other geologic hazards; imposing duties and conferring powers on the Department of Environmental Protection, the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and municipalities; and providing for enforcement and remedies.

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History

DateChamberAction
2011-02-10HouseReferred to ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES AND ENERGY

Pennsylvania State Sources


Bill Comments 750

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