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HF 1938

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/07/2019 07:38pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

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Introduction Posted on 03/04/2019

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to environment; requiring Pollution Control Agency to obtain social permit
before adopting new or modified water quality standard; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2018, section 115.44, subdivision 6.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 115.44, subdivision 6, is amended to read:


Subd. 6.

new text beginAdopting and new text endmodifying standards.

The adoption, alteration, or modification
of the standards of quality and purity in subdivision 4 deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end be made by the agency in
accordance with chapter 14.new text begin Additionally, the adoption of a new standard or the alteration
or modification of an existing standard that makes the standard more stringent does not take
effect until the Pollution Control Agency obtains a social permit to adopt the standard,
alteration, or modification. For purposes of this subdivision, the Pollution Control Agency
obtains a social permit when a resolution in support of the new or modified standard is
adopted by the board of county commissioners of every county in Minnesota.
new text end