SENATE COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES

2015-2016 Session

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Bill/Resolution Sponsor Subject Status
HB   4604
Referred 9/24/2015
Brett Roberts Natural resources; soil and erosion; soil erosion and sedimentation permit process; provide exemption for certain agricultural practices. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 12/9/2015
HB   5395
Referred 3/17/2016
Johnson Environmental protection; sewage; grant program for sewage collection and treatment systems; expand options for certain systems at risk of failure. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 4/20/2016
HB   5599
Referred 6/7/2016
LaFontaine Environmental protection; underground storage tanks; cleanups and financial responsibility; modify requirements. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-2 on 11/30/2016
HB   5702
Referred 12/1/2016 2:43:00 PM
Bumstead Natural resources; wildlife; issuance of permits to prevent or control damage, disease, or nuisance caused by animals; provide for. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 12/8/2016
SB   0014
Referred 1/20/2015
Pavlov Environmental protection; radioactive waste; storage of certain radioactive waste in Michigan; prohibit, and require study of impacts of repository located anywhere near great lakes shoreline.
SB   0016
Referred 1/20/2015
Casperson Natural resources; funding; Michigan natural resources trust fund; modify allowable expenditures. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH RECOMMENDATION FOR REFERRAL TO COMMITTEE ON Natural Resources on 3/2/2016
SB   0039
Referred 1/27/2015
Casperson Natural resources; land acquisition; caps on DNR land purchases; suspend if legislature has approved most recent 5-year strategic plan update and payments in lieu of taxes have been made. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-2 on 9/21/2016
SB   0040
Referred 1/27/2015
Booher Natural resources; funding; land exchange facilitation fund; authorize to be used for certain taxes and assessments on state land. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 9/21/2016
SB   0078
Referred 2/4/2015
Young Environmental protection; pollution prevention; containment of petroleum coke piles; require.
SB   0104
Referred 2/12/2015
Casperson Natural resources; nonnative species; local ordinances for prevention or treatment of aquatic invasive species; authorize adoption of.
SB   0185
Referred 3/5/2015
MacGregor Environmental protection; water pollution; disposal of water-softening residuals through certain permitted facilities; authorize.
SB   0192
Referred 3/10/2015
Pavlov Natural resources; mining; inland lakes and streams permit requirement; exempt certain mining operations.
SB   0193
Referred 3/10/2015
Casperson Natural resources; mining; inland lakes and streams permit; modify requirements for renewal of certain mining operations.
SB   0199
Referred 3/12/2015
Warren Trade; containers; beverages and beverage containers subject to bottle deposit; expand.
SB   0206
Referred 3/12/2015
Booher Natural resources; funding; Michigan natural resources trust fund; clarify criteria for eligible expenditures.
SB   0217
Referred 3/18/2015
Booher Property tax; classification; reference to qualified forest in qualified agriculture definition; remove. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 4/15/2015
SB   0277
Referred 4/16/2015
Hopgood Environmental protection; landfills; disposal of certain radioactive waste in landfills; regulate.
SB   0301
Referred 4/28/2015
Warren Environmental protection; recycling; consumer electronic waste; expand to include cellular telephones and tablet computers.
SB   0348
Referred 5/21/2015
Ananich Environmental protection; landfills; mining, including reclamation activities, in landfills; prohibit.
SB   0363
Referred 6/3/2015
Casperson Natural resources; Great Lakes; payment for occupying waters or bottomlands; reduce, or waive in certain circumstances. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 10/21/2015
SB   0371
Referred 6/4/2015
Bieda Natural resources; wildlife; ivory, ivory product, rhinoceros horn, or rhinoceros horn product; prohibit importation, sale, purchase, barter, or possession with intent to sell.
SB   0400
Referred 6/16/2015
Schmidt Environmental protection; hazardous waste; liquid industrial waste programs; modify. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 10/7/2015
SB   0401
Referred 6/16/2015
Stamas Environmental protection; hazardous waste; references to liquid industrial waste; change to liquid industrial by-product in hazardous materials transportation act. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 10/7/2015
SB   0402
Referred 6/16/2015
Schuitmaker Environmental protection; hazardous waste; false statement concerning liquid industrial by-product; modify description affected document. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 10/7/2015
SB   0439
Referred 9/9/2015
Nofs Environmental protection; air pollution; state greenhouse gas plan; require submission to legislature a specified period before submission to federal government.
SB   0465
Referred 9/9/2015
Shirkey Environmental protection; air pollution; greenhouse gas plan; require the department of environmental quality to submit to legislature and provide for legislative disapproval.
SB   0507
Referred 9/24/2015
Green Environmental protection; recycling; registration and reporting requirements; establish for recyclers of material from residential and commercial waste. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 12/2/2015
SB   0591
Referred 10/29/2015
Casperson Natural resources; mining; small native copper mining operations; establish separate regulatory program for. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 12/2/2015
SB   0651
Referred 12/9/2015
Booher Taxation; specific tax; transitional qualified forest property specific tax for properties previously enrolled in commercial forest program; create, and provide for transition into the qualified forest program. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 2/3/2016
SB   0652
Referred 12/9/2015
Booher Property tax; exemptions; exemption for transitional qualified forest property; create. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 2/3/2016
SB   0653
Referred 12/9/2015
Casperson Natural resources; forests; withdrawal of properties enrolled in commercial forest program; permit without penalty for transitional qualified forest property. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 2/3/2016
SB   0669
Referred 12/15/2015
Green Environmental protection; other; noise control; establish.
SB   0717
Referred 1/21/2016
Casperson Environmental protection; cleanups; underground storage tanks; provide for alternative mechanisms to protect against exposure to environmental contamination. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-2 on 3/16/2016
SB   0903
Referred 4/20/2016
Casperson Natural resources; gas and oil; process for approval of unit operations; modify. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 5/11/2016
SB   0916
Referred 4/26/2016
O'Brien Environmental protection; other; designation of "green" colleges and universities; provide for based on environmental sustainability criteria.
SB   0922
Referred 4/28/2016
Emmons Environmental protection; recycling; electronic waste; revise manufacturer, recycler, and collector program and reporting requirements.
SB   0950
Referred 5/4/2016
Stamas Water; quality; provision of alternative water supplies under certain circumstances when department of health and human services issues a drinking water advisory; require. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 10/19/2016
SB   1051
Referred 9/12/2016 4:20:52 PM
Green Environmental protection; underground storage tanks; tank fee; eliminate. DISCHARGE COMMITTEE APPROVED on 9/21/2016
SB   1079
Referred 9/20/2016 12:05:01 PM
Pavlov Environmental protection; solid waste; total authorized term for research, development, and demonstration project permit; increase. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 10/19/2016
SB   1093
Referred 9/21/2016 1:40:35 PM
Kowall Natural resources; nonnative species; permitted species list; extend period for development. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 11/30/2016
SB   1126
Referred 10/20/2016 3:36:52 PM
Casperson Natural resources; Great Lakes; property owners receiving fee for payment for breakwater occupying waters or bottomlands; revise.
SB   1181
Referred 11/29/2016 12:15:24 PM
Ananich Environmental protection; other; environmental justice concerns; provide for.
SCR   0011
Referred 4/28/2015
Warren A concurrent resolution to urge the Congress of the United States to restore Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funding to $300 million for fiscal year 2016. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 9/16/2015
SCR   0013
Referred 5/13/2015
Shirkey A concurrent resolution to memorialize the President of the United States, the United States Congress, and the United States Environmental Protection Agency to abandon the promulgation of currently proposed carbon emission reduction regulations that would lead to an unnecessary and drastic increase in the cost of electricity for the people of the state of Michigan.
SCR   0014
Referred 5/15/2015
Pavlov A concurrent resolution to oppose the United States Environmental Protection Agency's efforts to study or commission a study that could lead to regulations on grills and barbecues. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 9/16/2015
SCR   0017
Referred 10/21/2015
Warren A concurrent resolution to urge the Governor to reject the request by the city of Waukesha, Wisconsin, to divert water from the Great Lakes.
SCR   0021
Referred 12/8/2015
Schmidt A concurrent resolution to memorialize the Congress of the United States to enact legislation that prohibits the manufacture and sale of consumer products containing plastic microbeads.
SJR   C
Referred 1/20/2015
Casperson Constitutional amendments; state; Michigan natural resources trust fund; modify allowable expenditures. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH RECOMMENDATION FOR REFERRAL TO COMMITTEE ON Natural Resources on 3/2/2016
SR   0007
Referred 1/27/2015
Casperson A resolution to support scientifically-based state management of gray wolves and to call for legislative action by the U.S. Congress and an appeal by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources in an effort to remove the Western Great Lakes gray wolf population from the endangered and threatened species list. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 1/28/2015
SR   0012
Referred 2/12/2015
Proos A resolution to support the recommendations of the Chicago Area Waterway System Advisory Committee to prevent Asian carp from entering the Great Lakes. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 1/22/2016
SR   0022
Referred 3/12/2015
Schmidt A resolution to encourage the Chicago Area Waterway System Advisory Committee to fully consider all options to protect the Great Lakes from Asian carp and to move as quickly as possible to determine the best long-term solution. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 4/15/2015
SR   0023
Referred 3/12/2015
Pavlov A resolution to call on the Obama Administration and the Congress of the United States to direct the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to fully support efforts to determine the best long-term solution for preventing Asian carp from entering the Great Lakes and to move decisively to implement a solution. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 4/15/2015
SR   0025
Referred 3/19/2015
Casperson A resolution to memorialize the Congress of the United States to pass legislation that authorizes the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to implement measures at the Brandon Road lock and dam to prevent Asian carp from entering the Great Lakes. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 4/15/2015
SR   0027
Referred 3/24/2015
Casperson A resolution designating September 6, 2015, as Michigan Mining Day. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 3/26/2015
SR   0028
Referred 3/24/2015
Casperson A resolution to express support for the renewed growth of mining in Michigan. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 3/26/2015
SR   0042
Referred 4/28/2015
Warren A resolution to urge the Congress of the United States to restore Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funding to $300 million for fiscal year 2016. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 9/16/2015
SR   0053
Referred 5/13/2015
Casperson A resolution to memorialize the President of the United States, the United States Congress, and the United States Environmental Protection Agency to abandon the promulgation of currently proposed carbon emission reduction regulations that would lead to an unnecessary and drastic increase in the cost of electricity for the people of the state of Michigan.
SR   0056
Referred 5/15/2015
Casperson A resolution to oppose the United States Environmental Protection Agency's efforts to study or commission a study that could lead to regulations on grills and barbecues. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 9/16/2015
SR   0057
Referred 5/19/2015
Casperson A resolution to call on the United States Army Corps of Engineers and the Michigan State Waterways Commission to promptly review and provide assistance to repair damage and prevent future flooding along Lakeshore Boulevard in Marquette, Michigan.
SR   0064
Referred 5/27/2015
Hopgood A resolution to memorialize the United States Congress to do all it can to oppose the construction of an underground nuclear waste repository in Ontario, Canada, and to urge Canadian officials to find alternatives to Ontario Power Generationís proposal to bury nuclear waste in the Great Lakes Basin.
SR   0079
Referred 7/1/2015
Casperson A resolution to encourage the United States Forest Service to issue the owners of privately held hunting camps on leased acres within the Ottawa National Forest special use authorization under the Recreation Residence Program. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 9/16/2015
SR   0107
Referred 10/21/2015
Warren A resolution to urge the Governor to reject the request by the city of Waukesha, Wisconsin, to divert water from the Great Lakes. DISCHARGE COMMITTEE APPROVED on 5/26/2016
SR   0120
Referred 12/3/2015
Bieda A resolution to memorialize the Congress of the United States to enact legislation that prohibits the sale of cleaning products and personal care products containing plastic microbeads.
SR   0123
Referred 12/9/2015
Pavlov A resolution to memorialize the Congress of the United States to enact legislation that prohibits the manufacture and sale of consumer products containing plastic microbeads.
SR   0173
Referred 5/11/2016
Proos A resolution to oppose the requested diversion of water from Lake Michigan by the city of Waukesha, Wisconsin. DISCHARGE COMMITTEE APPROVED on 5/26/2016