SB 894 Prohibits private nuisance actions from being brought when the property owner has a government issued permit
Sponsor: Munzlinger
LR Number: 5850S.01I Fiscal Notes
Committee: Agriculture, Food Production and Outdoor Resources
Last Action: 5/13/2016 - Informal Calendar S Bills for Perfection--SB 894-Munzlinger, with SS (pending) Journal Page:
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2016

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Current Bill Summary

SS/SB 894 - This act specifies that a private nuisance action cannot be brought against a permittee in compliance with a related permit issued by the Department of Natural Resources, the United States Environmental Protection Agency, or the United States Army Corps of Engineers. Such immunity does no apply to holders of hazardous waste permits that are either for nuclear or radioactive waste.

This act is similar to SB 54 (2015).