Bill Summary for H 268 (2011-2012)

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Mar 31 2011

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View NCGA Bill Details2011-2012 Session
House Bill 268 (Public) Filed Wednesday, March 9, 2011
Intro. by Gillepsie, K. Alexander, Avila.

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House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Rewrites the title of the bill to read, TO PROVIDE THAT USES OF RECLAIMED WATER THAT ARE DEEMED TO BE PERMITTED BY REGULATION, WITHOUT THE ISSUANCE OF AN INDIVIDUAL PERMIT OR COVERAGE UNDER A GENERAL PERMIT, INCLUDES IRRIGATION OF ORNAMENTAL CROPS BY FIELD NURSERIES AND ABOVEGROUND CONTAINER NURSERIES AND TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN SETBACK REQUIREMENTS AND DESIGN CRITERIA FOR WASTEWATER TREATMENT STORAGE FACILITIES DO NOT APPLY TO ARTIFICIAL LAKES OR PONDS THAT ARE USED FOR STORAGE AND IRRIGATION OF RECLAIMED WATER AS PART OF A CONJUNCTIVE USE RECLAIMED WATER SYSTEM. In uncodified provisions, requires the Environmental Management Commission to issue new rules replacing specified existing rules relating Permitting by Regulation and Reclaimed Water Utilization with provisions set out in the act and makes those provisions effective pending the effective date of the revised permanent rules.