Legislation Alerts

House Committee on Environmental Affairs Meeting - January 22, 2020

Meeting is at 1:30 pm, in room 156-A of the Statehouse. 

Bills scheduled to be heard include HB 1337 - Notification of water utilities and water treatment facilities.  This bill would provide that  the environmental rules board shall amend provisions within the administrative rules governing spills to provide for notification to a water utility and water treatment facility by a responsible party in the case of a spill or permit exceedance that may cause a threat to human health or the environment or otherwise impact the operation of a water utility or water treatment facility.



HB 1257 - Notice of Environmental Contamination to be heard in Committee on January 15, 2020

HB 1257 requires a person who causes a spill of certain substances into waters of the state to report the spill immediately to IDEM and key officials in the county where the spill occurred.  The Indiana House Environmental Affairs has included this bill on its agenda for January 15, 2020 in room 156-A at the Statehouse.  Please contact your representative ask them to support this Bill.


Legislative Update - End of Session for 2019

The General Assembly has concluded for this session.  If you wish to look for any bills or check on what did or did not pass, please go to https://iga.in.gov/legislative/2019/bills/   The bills listed in blue are either signed by Governor or should be soon.  

Indiana General Assembly begins its session on January 6


From this link you can review all the new bills under Legislation and you can see the Upcoming Meetings on the Calendar on the right of the website. 

Senate Bill 73 is interesting.  http://iga.in.gov/legislative/2020/bills/senate/73   Please review this bill.  Senate Bill 73 has been referred to Environmental Affairs Committee  http://iga.in.gov/legislative/2020/committees/environmental_affairs_4800 .  Committee hearings have not yet been scheduled.


Legislative Update for Week of April 15

Senate Bill 105-did not see that it is or has been scheduled for a Hearing in the House.
Senate Bill 142 signed by Governor 4/3/19
Senate Bill 270-did not see that is or has been scheduled for Hearing in the House.
 The Session is almost over!  http://iga.in.gov/legislative/2019/deadlines/