ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE ACT
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the Environmental Justice Act to expand State and
community involvement in toxic chemical facility siting decisions
affecting areas designated as environmental high impact areas. Amends
the State Finance Act to create the Environmental Justice Trust Fund.
FISCAL NOTE (EPA)
HB518 would cause an estimated annual administrative cost of
$550,000, plus an required annual $250,000 transfer from GRF
to the Environmental Justice Trust Fund.
STATE MANDATES FISCAl NOTE
In the opinion of DCCA, HB 518 does not create a mandate under
the State Mandates Act.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 99-01-12
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
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