STUDY BIOMANUFACTURING. (NEW)

View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 816 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 16, 2019
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE JOINT SELECT COMMITTEE ON BIOMANUFACTURING.
Intro. by White, Reives, Grange.

Status: Re-ref Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House (House action) (Jun 4 2019)

SOG comments (1):

Long title change

House committee substitute to the 2nd edition changed the long title. Original long title was AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE JOINT SELECT COMMITTEE ON BIOMANUFACTURING AND TO LOWER THE PURCHASE PRICE FOR NONPONT SOURCE NUTRIENT ALLOCATION FOR NEW AND EXPANDING WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANTS.

H 816

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Jun 4 2019 - More information

    House committee substitute to the 2nd edition makes the following changes.

    Appropriates $10,000 in nonrecurring funds from the General Fund to the Joint Select Committee on Biomanufacturing for the 2019-20 fiscal year to conduct the mandated biomanufacturing study.

    Eliminates the provisions regarding the Environmental Management Commission and local air permitting programs' implementation of the Nonpoint Source Allocation Purchase Rule. Makes conforming changes to the act's titles.


  • Summary date: Apr 16 2019 - More information

    Establishes the 15-member Joint Select Committee on Biomanufacturing to study what is needed to keep the state at the forefront of emerging biomanufacturing technologies and job creation, including the six specified topics. Allows submission of an interim report to the 2019 Regular Session of the NCGA before its reconvening in 2020 and requires a final report to the 2021 Regular Session of the NCGA before its first convening after the organizational session. Requires the report to also be submitted to the other specified entities. Terminates the Committee upon the earlier of when the 2021 Regular Session of the NCGA first convenes after the organizational session or the filing of the final report. Effective July 1, 2019. 

    Requires the Environmental Management Commission and local air permitting programs to implement the Nonpoint Source Allocation Purchase Rule so that in cases where new and expanding wastewater treatment facilities cannot obtain estuary point source allocation and must purchase a portion of the nonpoint source load allocation, the purchase rate is 110 percent of the cost as set in 15A NCAC 02B .0240. Requires the rule to be amended consistent with this provision. 


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