SENATE COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES

2017-2018 Session

Friday, December 28, 2018

Bill/ResolutionSponsorSubjectStatus
HB 4082
Referred 4/18/2017
Rep. WhitefordNatural resources; other; DNR prescribed burns; require notification to township supervisor and 9-1-1 service. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 5/31/2017
HB 4424
Referred 5/17/2017
Rep. KivelaNatural resources; hunting; penalties for possession of certain cervid parts killed in another state; increase. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 5/24/2017
HB 4438
Referred 5/15/2018
Rep. BarrettEnvironmental protection; sewage; exemption from domestic septage law; provide for portable toilets for farm laborers.
HB 4475
Referred 5/29/2018
Rep. HowellNatural resources; land acquisition; cap on acreage in northern Michigan; remove, approve strategic plan, and restrict certain land acquisitions if FILT payments not made or state or federal land constitutes 40% or more of land in county. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 5/30/2018
HB 4583
Referred 6/21/2017
Rep. WhitefordEnvironmental protection; underground storage tanks; funding at certain cleanups; provide for. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 9/20/2017
HB 5001
Referred 1/23/2018
Rep. RendonOccupations; foresters; registration of foresters; provide for purposes of preparing management plan for tax-exempt qualified forest property. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 3/21/2018
HB 5002
Referred 1/23/2018
Rep. RendonProperty tax; exemptions; qualified forest property; revise forester registration program citation. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 3/21/2018
HB 5095
Referred 11/7/2017
Rep. LauwersEnvironmental protection; water pollution; permit for ballast water discharge from oceangoing vessels; adopt Coast Guard standards. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 11/8/2017
HB 5198
Referred 1/23/2018
Rep. AllorNatural resources; forests; agreements with other states and the federal government to provide assistance; allow for all hazard incidents. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 2/21/2018
HB 5200
Referred 1/24/2018
Rep. HowellNatural resources; other; certain sections in the natural resources and environmental protection act; update and eliminate certain references.
HB 5321
Referred 10/3/2018
Rep. ColeNatural resources; wildlife; issuance of permit to sterilize game animals; prohibit.
HB 5638
Referred 5/22/2018
Rep. MillerWater; conservation; adverse resource impact from water withdrawal; revise process for determining. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 5/23/2018
HB 5854
Referred 12/12/2018
Rep. HowellNatural resources; wetlands; voluntary wetland restoration permit program; create.
HB 5855
Referred 12/12/2018
Rep. BellinoNatural resources; wetlands; voluntary wetland restoration permit program; provide definitions for.
HB 5889
Referred 11/8/2018
Rep. VanSingelNatural resources; inland lakes; lake level assessment fee reimbursement; provide for under certain circumstances.
HB 5890
Referred 5/29/2018
Rep. PagelEnvironmental protection; air pollution; location notification requirement; modify.
HB 6076
Referred 11/8/2018
Rep. VanSingelNatural resources; other; payments in lieu of taxes; include special assessments.
HB 6122
Referred 11/29/2018
Rep. BarrettEnvironmental protection; solid waste; soil from sugar beet production; increase allowable moisture level. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 12/12/2018
HB 6123
Referred 11/28/2018
Rep. VanSingelWater; conservation; water use advisory council; create. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 12/12/2018
HB 6153
Referred 12/11/2018
Rep. RendonNatural resources; funding; forest and mineral resource development grant and loan program; repeal. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 12/12/2018
HB 6269
Referred 12/17/2018
Rep. HowellEnvironmental protection; solid waste; coal combustion residuals; provide for assumption of federal permit program.
HB 6465
Referred 12/12/2018
Rep. LauwersEnvironmental protection; water pollution; permit for ballast water discharge from oceangoing vessels; adopt Coast Guard standards.
HB 6472
Referred 12/11/2018
Rep. ColeNatural resources; floodplains; issuance of floodplain permits for minor and general projects; modify. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 12/12/2018
SB 0129
Referred 2/22/2017
Sen. CaspersonNatural resources; mining; small native copper mining operations; establish separate regulatory program for.
SB 0227
Referred 3/9/2017
Sen. AnanichEnvironmental protection; other; environmental justice; adopt plan for.
SB 0292
Referred 3/30/2017
Sen. JonesNatural resources; Great Lakes; bottomlands easement for pipelines; provide for risk analysis and possible termination and prohibit new grants of.
SB 0302
Referred 4/19/2017
Sen. CaspersonNatural resources; land acquisition; fees, notice, and appraisals for DNR land transactions; modify and provide for notice of land management orders. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 5/3/2017
SB 0303
Referred 4/19/2017
Sen. BooherNatural resources; funding; land exchange facilitation fund; authorize to be used for natural resources management costs. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 5/3/2017
SB 0316
Referred 4/25/2017
Sen. BooherNatural resources; other; certain regulations on the taking of frogs; repeal. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 5/24/2017
SB 0390
Referred 11/29/2017
Sen. CaspersonTaxation; specific tax; tax on low grade iron ore; modify distribution of funds.
SB 0402
Referred 5/24/2017
Sen. PavlovEnvironmental protection; sewage; maximum total grant for municipalities; increase. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 6/14/2017
SB 0409
Referred 5/30/2017
Sen. CaspersonNatural resources; Great Lakes; use of certain bottomlands for private harbors; provide for. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 6/14/2017
SB 0503
Referred 7/12/2017
Sen. HopgoodEnvironmental protection; landfills; disposal of certain radioactive waste in landfills; regulate.
SB 0504
Referred 7/12/2017
Sen. HopgoodEnvironmental protection; hazardous waste; hazardous waste disposal wells; regulate location and hours of operation and require additional information in license application.
SB 0542
Referred 9/27/2017
Sen. CaspersonEnvironmental protection; other; pesticide notification registry; limit geographic scope of required notification.
SB 0639
Referred 10/31/2017
Sen. HopgoodEnvironmental protection; water pollution; application of manure or fertilizer to frozen or snow-covered soil; prohibit.
SB 0652
Referred 11/9/2017
Sen. CaspersonAdministrative procedure; rules; environmental rules; establish a special review committee. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 12/6/2017
SB 0653
Referred 11/9/2017
Sen. BooherEnvironmental protection; permits; permit appeal panel; create. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 12/6/2017
SB 0654
Referred 11/9/2017
Sen. RobertsonEnvironmental protection; other; environmental science advisory board; create. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 12/6/2017
SB 0721
Referred 12/12/2017
Sen. BooherNatural resources; sand dunes; criteria for issuance of a variance to a public entity involving certain public land; provide for. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 2/21/2018
SB 0756
Referred 3/21/2018
Sen. KnollenbergEnvironmental protection; sewage; municipal stormwater utilities; provide for, and authorize fee.
SB 0763
Referred 1/24/2018
Sen. CaspersonNatural resources; funding; Michigan natural resources trust fund and Michigan state parks endowment fund; modify allowable expenditures. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-2 on 4/13/2018
SB 0839
Referred 2/22/2018
Sen. CaspersonNatural resources; mining; amendments to a mining permit; allow signigficant changes after a public meeting and allow certain changes by written notification to department of environmental quality. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 3/7/2018
SB 0840
Referred 2/22/2018
Sen. CaspersonEnvironmental protection; water pollution; certain waste collection or treatment facilities; exempt from certain permit requirements. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 3/7/2018
SB 0881
Referred 2/28/2018
Sen. CaspersonEnvironmental protection; water pollution; exemptions for tailings disposal facilities; modify. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 3/7/2018
SB 0891
Referred 3/14/2018
Sen. CaspersonEnvironmental protection; water pollution; certain waste collection or treatment facilities; exempt from certain permit requirements.
SB 0931
Referred 4/11/2018
Sen. HansenNatural resources; funding; Michigan natural resources trust fund and Michigan state parks endowment fund; modify allowable expenditures. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 4/11/2018
SB 0932
Referred 4/11/2018
Sen. BooherNatural resources; funding; Michigan natural resources trust fund and Michigan state parks endowment fund; modify allowable expenditures. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 4/11/2018
SB 0965
Referred 4/26/2018
Sen. HuneNatural resources; soil and erosion; administration and enforcement of part 91 of NREPA; expressly allow municipalities to act jointly. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 5/30/2018
SB 1034
Referred 5/29/2018
Sen. BooherProperty tax; exemptions; exemption for qualified forest property; modify. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 5/30/2018
SB 1072
Referred 11/28/2018
Sen. KowallNatural resources; nonnative species; permitted species list; eliminate, and require registration of persons selling live nonnative aquatic species.
SB 1088
Referred 9/5/2018
Sen. BiedaEnvironmental protection; sewage; labeling requirements for nonflushable nonwoven disposable wipes; create.
SB 1110
Referred 9/5/2018
Sen. CaspersonTrade; containers; reimbursement for overredemption of beverage containers; modify process.
SB 1119
Referred 9/5/2018
Sen. PavlovNatural resources; hunting; penalties for trespassing; increase.
SB 1136
Referred 11/29/2018
Sen. RobertsonNatural resources; nonnative species; inland lake aquatic invasive plant species control and eradication program; establish.
SB 1145
Referred 11/27/2018
Sen. CaspersonNatural resources; fishing; commercial fishing statute; update.
SB 1147
Referred 11/8/2018
Sen. BiedaEnvironmental protection; landfills; disposal of out-of-state solid waste in landfills; prohibit.
SB 1188
Referred 11/28/2018
Sen. CaspersonNatural resources; other; local regulation of removal of trees or other vegetation; preempt in certain zoning classifications.
SB 1189
Referred 11/8/2018
Sen. SchmidtVillages; ordinances; general law village ordinances preventing the removal of trees; preempt. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 12/4/2018
SB 1190
Referred 11/28/2018
Sen. BrandenburgVillages; ordinances; home rule villages ordinances preventing the removal of trees; preempt.
SB 1191
Referred 11/28/2018
Sen. HildenbrandTownships; ordinances; charter township ordinances preventing the removal of trees; preempt.
SB 1192
Referred 11/28/2018
Sen. BooherLand use; zoning and growth management; zoning ordinances preventing the removal of trees; preempt.
SB 1193
Referred 11/28/2018
Sen. HansenTownships; ordinances; ordinances preventing the removal of trees; preempt.
SB 1194
Referred 11/28/2018
Sen. CaspersonCities; ordinances; ordinances preventing the removal of trees; preempt.
SB 1195
Referred 11/8/2018
Sen. WarrenEnvironmental protection; landfills; disposal of certain radioactive waste in landfills; impose fee on. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 12/4/2018
SB 1196
Referred 11/8/2018
Sen. CaspersonEnvironmental protection; landfills; hazardous waste landfills; regulate disposal of certain radioactive waste in. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 12/4/2018
SB 1210
Referred 11/27/2018
Sen. CaspersonLand use; zoning and growth management; zoning mining; modify conditions under which zoning ordinance may prohibit.
SB 1211
Referred 11/27/2018
Sen. CaspersonNatural resources; wetlands; wetlands, inland lakes, and streams; narrow definition of, require negligence as an element of violations, and require award of costs to prevailing party other than this state. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 12/4/2018
SB 1244
Referred 11/29/2018
Sen. StamasEnvironmental protection; cleanups; cleanup criteria for hazardous substance; modify. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 12/4/2018
SCR 0007
Referred 2/15/2017
Sen. ProosA concurrent resolution to support the recommendations of the Chicago Area Waterway System Advisory Committee to prevent Asian carp from entering the Great Lakes. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 3/15/2017
SCR 0040
Referred 11/27/2018
Sen. ConyersA concurrent resolution to urge the state of Michigan and the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Legislative Caucus to engage in a meaningful scientific exchange with the African Great Lakes Conference. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 12/19/2018
SJR 0115
Referred 1/24/2018
Sen. CaspersonConstitutional amendments; state; Michigan natural resources trust fund and Michigan state parks endowment fund; modify allowable expenditures. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 4/11/2018
SR 0011
Referred 2/8/2017
Sen. CaspersonA resolution to encourage the United States Forest Service to work on an agreement with the owners of privately held hunting camps on leased acres within the Ottawa National Forest to allow the hunting camps to remain on federal land. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 3/17/2017
SR 0022
Referred 3/15/2017
Sen. JonesA resolution to support the Attorney General's opposition to federal legislation that would weaken federal and state ballast water laws protecting our nation's waters from aquatic invasive species.
SR 0085
Referred 9/13/2017
Sen. CaspersonA resolution to encourage support for Aquila Resources' Back Forty Proposed Mine and express confidence that the proposed mine meets federal and state requirements to protect the environment, natural resources, and public health.
SR 0105
Referred 10/11/2017
Sen. CaspersonA resolution to support scientifically-based state management of gray wolves and memorialize the Congress of the United States to enact legislation that removes the western Great Lakes gray wolf population from the endangered and threatened species list. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 10/18/2017
SR 0112
Referred 11/28/2017
Sen. StamasA resolution to express support for the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary and oppose any reduction in its boundaries.
SR 0150
Referred 4/11/2018
Sen. CaspersonA resolution to endorse continued investment in Michigan's Upper Peninsula by Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. and to encourage a partnership between the state of Michigan and Cleveland-Cliffs to support Cliffs' reinvestment in the Empire Mine in Richmond Township. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 4/18/2018