Conservation and Water Resources

2019 Regular Session

Conservation and Water Resources

Bill Number Bill Description Bill Status
HB 596
Not Rated
Water well contractor's license; remove requirement that applicant must present three affidavits to the DEQ examining committee. Dead
Analysis:
HB 931
Not Rated
Public waterways; impose Class I violation for the unlawful operation of certain vehicles in the bed of. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1148
Good Policy
Submerged logs; provide requirements for removal and require funds from sale to be deposited into the school trust lands principal fund for the county. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1250
Neutral
Regional solid waste management authority; include president of the board of supervisors of the county where facility is located on board of commissioners. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1411
Bad Policy
Pat Harrison Waterway District; authorize additional counties to join. Dead
Analysis: This bill expands the power of the Pat Harrison Waterway District over the residents of any county that decides to join the district. Expansion leaves concerns for property rights in regard to eminent domain and condemnation of private property.
HB 1475
Not Rated
Single-use plastic straws; prohibit a food establishment from providing to a consumer unless requested by the consumer. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1493
Good Policy
Stand-alone ice vending machines; exempt bags or other containers used to store ice from including certain information on its label. Dead
Analysis:
KEY: * = Amended % = 3/5ths Vote Required V = Vetoed
  $ = Revenue @ = Exempted From Deadline P = Partially Vetoed