Bill Summary for H 795 (2015-2016)

Bill: SEPA REFORM.

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Jun 3 2015

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View NCGA Bill Details2015-2016 Session
House Bill 795 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 14, 2015
AN ACT TO REFORM AND AMEND THE STATE ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT.
Intro. by Torbett, Hager, Millis.

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Conference report makes the following changes to the 5th edition.

Amends GS 113A-4(2) concerning required environmental statements when an agency action involves significant expenditures of public money or use of public land for projects and programs significantly affecting environmental quality, by deleting language that provided, for the purposes of this subdivision, that a direct environmental impact can include impacts that are secondary or cumulative with other previous actions if such impacts are reasonably predictable and not speculative, but cannot include impacts that occur outside of North Carolina.

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