SB 76 Prohibits private nuisance actions from being brought when the property owner has a related government issued permit
Sponsor: Munzlinger
LR Number: 0711S.01I Fiscal Notes
Committee: Local Government and Elections
Last Action: 5/12/2017 - Informal Calendar S Bills for Perfection--SB 76-Munzlinger Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2017

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Current Bill Summary

SB 76 - 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 or holders of sanitary landfill permits.

This act is identical to HB 972 (2017) and to provisions in SCS/HB 571 (2017) and similar to SB 894 (2016) and SB 54 (2015).