SB 740 Changes the applicable local government entity from "county" to "political subdivision" for certain federal storm water requirements
Sponsor: Nodler
LR Number: 3538S.01I Fiscal Note: 3538-01
Committee: Economic Development, Tourism & Local Government
Last Action: 1/23/2008 - Hearing Conducted S Economic Development, Tourism & Local Government Committee Journal Page:
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2008

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SB 740 - Under current law, counties that are subject to certain Environmental Protection Agency storm water regulations have authority to: 1) adopt local regulations deemed reasonably necessary to comply with the federal regulations; 2) allow a storm water control utility to administer its local storm water regulations, including the imposition of a user fee; and 3) establish a storm water control utility tax, if approved by voters. This act changes the local entity to which this section applies from "county" to "political subdivision."

ERIKA JAQUES