Michigan - HB 4569 - 2017

Natural resources; gas and oil; penalties for pollutant and oil spills into the Great Lakes; increase. Amends secs. 3109 & 3115 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.3109 & 324.3115).

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Added On: 05-03-2017
Updated On: 07-07-2017
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsor: William Sowerby (House/Democratic)





Actions (4)

  • 05-02-2017 - referred to Committee on Energy Policy
  • 05-02-2017 - read a first time
  • 05-02-2017 - introduced by Representative William Sowerby
  • 05-03-2017 - bill electronically reproduced 05/02/2017

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Pipeline Safety Update: May 2017- PHMSA Announces Increased Maximum Federal Civil Penalties; FY 2017 ... - The National Law Review
Published by natlawreview.com
Fri, 05 May 2017 22:35:42 GMT

HB 4569 (Sowerby). This bill would establish that a discharge of petroleum into state waters is prima facie evidence of a violation, subjecting the responsible person to civil penalties of up to $500,000 per day. The penalty for failing to report a ...