Florida - SB 532 - 2017

The Public Notice of Pollution Act.

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Added On: 02-27-2017
Updated On: 07-07-2017
Status:
Primary Sponsor: Galvano, Bill (Senate/Republican)





Actions (22)

  • 01-26-2017 - Filed
  • 02-09-2017 - Referred to Environmental Preservation and Conservation; Appropriations Subcommittee on the Environment and Natural Resources; Appropriations
  • 03-02-2017 - On Committee agenda-- Environmental Preservation and Conservation, 03/07/17, 4:00 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
  • 03-07-2017 - CS by Environmental Preservation and Conservation; YEAS 5 NAYS 0
  • 03-07-2017 - Introduced
  • 03-09-2017 - Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
  • 03-09-2017 - CS by Environmental Preservation and Conservation read 1st time
  • 03-10-2017 - Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on the Environment and Natural Resources
  • 03-16-2017 - On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on the Environment and Natural Resources, 03/21/17, 9:00 am, 301 Senate Office Building
  • 03-21-2017 - Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on the Environment and Natural Resources; YEAS 6 NAYS 0
  • 03-21-2017 - Now in Appropriations
  • 03-31-2017 - On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/06/17, 8:00 am, 412 Knott Building
  • 04-06-2017 - Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 18 NAYS 0
  • 04-07-2017 - Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/13/17
  • 04-07-2017 - Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
  • 04-13-2017 - Placed on 3rd reading
  • 04-13-2017 - Read 2nd time
  • 04-18-2017 - CS passed; YEAS 38 NAYS 0
  • 04-18-2017 - Read 3rd time
  • 04-19-2017 - In Messages
  • 05-05-2017 - Died in Messages
  • 05-05-2017 - Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration

Votes (4)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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03-07-2017Favorable with Committee SubstituteSenate502yes
03-21-2017FavorableSenate601yes
04-06-2017FavorableSenate1800yes
04-18-2017Third ReadingSenate3802yes

News (7)

Pollution-spill notice bill races to approval by Senate Appropriations Committee - Florida Politics (blog)
Published by floridapolitics.com
Thu, 06 Apr 2017 14:21:46 GMT

CS/SB 532, the Public Notice of Pollution Act, requires notice to the Department of Environmental Protection of any spill within 24 hours. ... Sen. Bill Galvano of Bradenton filed the bill after an administrative law judge in September threw out a ...

Bill Galvano's 'spill bill' advances toward Senate floor vote - Florida Politics (blog)
Published by floridapolitics.com
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 20:21:14 GMT

Bradenton Sen. Bill Galvano's so-called “spill bill” will head to the Senate floor, after clearing the Special Order calendar Thursday. CS/SB 532, the Public Notice of Pollution Act, requires polluters to notify the Department of Environmental ...

Florida Senate Passes Bill Requiring Prompt Pollution Notice - U.S. News & World Report
Published by usnews.com
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 16:28:40 GMT

The Florida Senate has passed a bill that would require the state Department of Environmental Protection to promptly notify the public after a pollution spill occurs. April 18, 2017 ... The Senate bill (SB 532) cleared the Senate unanimously on Tuesday ...

Senators Back Increased Pollution Notice - Health News Florida
Published by health.wusf.usf.edu
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:54:19 GMT

The Senate Environment and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee on Tuesday unanimously approved the bill (SB 532), which Bradenton Republican Bill Galvano filed after controversy last year about pollution incidents involving a sinkhole at a ...

Senate Passes Bill Requiring Prompt Pollution Notice - WUSF News
Published by wusfnews.wusf.usf.edu
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:23:35 GMT

The Florida Senate has passed a bill that would require the state Department of Environmental Protection to promptly notify the public after a pollution spill occurs. The Senate bill (SB 532) cleared the Senate unanimously on Tuesday. The bill came in ...

Senator Wants To Boost Pollution Notification - Health News Florida
Published by health.wusf.usf.edu
Fri, 27 Jan 2017 03:47:17 GMT

The bill (SB 532), filed by Sen. Bill Galvano, R-Bradenton, would require that people or businesses responsible for pollution incidents file notices within 24 hours with the state Department of Environmental Protection. The department, in turn, would ...

Bill Galvano files “spill bill” strengthening notification requirements - Florida Politics (blog)
Published by floridapolitics.com
Thu, 26 Jan 2017 20:01:40 GMT

Last September, Governor Rick Scott ordered new public notification rules and legislation to ensure the public is kept informed of incidents of pollution that may cause a threat to public health and to Florida's air and water resources. ... Hence the ...