Legislation that would place a moratorium on new confined
animal feeding operations (CAFOs) in
Negotiations on the budget crisis continue.
SB 444 - A bill to establish a five-year moratorium on CAFOs and require the DEQ to investigate and report on animal feeding operations in the state.
SB 439 - A bill to make NREPA subject to election law provisions for use of hunting, fishing, or fur harvester's license application as voter registration application.
SB 440 - A bill to authorize natural resources commission to establish policies for protection of the right to hunt and fish.
SB 441 - A bill to require the DNR to protect the right to hunt and fish.
SB 442 - A bill to require the DNR to protect the right to hunt.
SB 443 - A bill to require the DNR to protect the right to fish.
Environmental Quality will meet Thursday (5/3) at 1:00 for work on the FY 2007-08 Department of Environmental Quality Budget:
-Environmental Science & Services
-Remediation & Redevelopment
-Waste & Hazardous Materials
Natural Resources will meet Tuesday (5/1) at noon or after session for work on the FY 2007-08 Department of Natural Resources Budget:
(No relevant meetings scheduled.)
HB 4667 - A bill to establish a five-year moratorium on CAFOs and require the DEQ to investigate and report on animal feeding operations in the state.
HB 4633 – A bill
to provide an income tax credit for increases in administrative tipping fees
and surcharges (referred to the Committee on
HB 4638 - A bill to establish and
provide responsibilities for a
HB 4640 - A bill to provide for
management of the
Agriculture will meet Wednesday (5/2) at 9:00 to take up HB 4352, a bill to provide for the FY 2007-08 budget.
Discussion of Environmental Stewardship Programs.
Transportation will meet Thursday (5/3) at 10:30 to
take up HB 4349 - Department of Transportation budget for fiscal
Tourism, Outdoor Recreation and Natural Resources will meet Tuesday (5/1) at 10:30 to take up:
HB 4463 - a bill to require under certain circumstances the issuance of a permit to operate a marina at a public road;
HB 4464 - a bill to clarify the intention of a plat donation of a road, street, or alley terminating at a lake or stream contiguous to a shoreline; and
HB 4597 - a bill to provide for and promote hunting on DNR-controlled land.
Michigan Environmental Council
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