Bill Summary for H 755 (2013-2014)
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A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO REQUIRE INTERNET WEB STIE PUBLICATION OF LEGAL NOTICES.Intro. by McGrady, West.
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Amends GS 87-87 to make the Environmental Management Commission (EMC) responsible for publishing notices of public hearings on proposed rules and regulations, both electronically on the Department of Environment and Natural Resource's (DENR) website and via email to a list of interested parties who have requested notification. Also requires notice electronically on DENR's website and via email to a list of interested parties who have requested notification in GS 143-215.1 (concerning applications for permits and renewals for facilities discharging to the surface waters), GS 143-215.2 (concerning public notice and review of consent orders), GS 143-215.4 (concerning procedures for public input). Effective July 1, 2013.
Requires DENR to review the notification requirements in the statutes and rules under its purview and identify those for which electronic notice would provide for adequate public notice. Requires a report to the EMC by October 1, 2013.