Environment Council of Rhode Island

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DEM Jurisdiction

General Bill Info

Legislative Topic: 
Water
Bill Year: 
2013
Brief Bill Description: 

5425Sub A and 0672Sub A
This act would require the Rhode Island division of planning, in consultation with a task force representing diverse interests, to prepare and submit to the governor, the senate president and the speaker of the house, a report that would make recommendations for state standards that addresses onsite waste water treatment systems (OWTS) regulations, and wetlands and watershed planning. This act would not apply to OWTS, maintenance, and cesspool phase-outs.
This act would take effect upon passage.

Legislative Activity Type: 
Bill

ECRI Position

ECRI Pro/Con: 
Oppose
Leg Agenda/Priority: 
Legislative Priority