SB 121-1_ Filed 04/27/2001, 15:29

CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REPORT

DIGEST FOR ESB 121



Citations Affected: IC 13-27.5-1 ; noncode.

Synopsis: Environmental committees. Increases the membership of the clean manufacturing technology board by adding a representative who is appointed by the governor and who must have expertise in occupational health and the workplace environment. Eliminates the limitation against board members serving more than two consecutive terms. Provides that meetings of the board must be held in accordance with the open door law. Reestablishes and extends the environmental quality service council (EQSC) through December 31, 2005. Reduces the number of members who serve on the EQSC from 24 to 18. Specifies that one of the two EQSC members representing local government and one of the two EQSC members representing environmental interests may be a solid waste management district director. Specifies that the commissioner of the department of environmental management or the commissioner's designee is a nonvoting member. Requires the chairman of the EQSC to call for the EQSC to meet at least one time during a calendar year. Specifies the duties of the EQSC. (This conference committee report does the following: (1) Reduces the number of EQSC representatives of business and industry and of local government from three to two. (2) Provides that one of the two EQSC members representing environmental interests may be a solid waste management district director. (3) Specifies that the commissioner of the department of environmental management or the commissioner's designee is a nonvoting member. (4) Provides that the EQSC shall study issues designated by the legislative council. (5) Eliminates the November 1 deadline for the report of the EQSC, and provides that the report is submitted only to the legislative council. (6) Deletes the requirement that the report estimate funding levels required by the department of environmental management.)

Effective: Upon passage; July 1, 2001.



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CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REPORT

MR. SPEAKER:
    Your Conference Committee appointed to confer with a like committee from the Senate upon Engrossed House Amendments to Engrossed Senate Bill No. 121 respectfully reports that said two committees have conferred and agreed as follows to wit:

    that the Senate recede from its dissent from all House amendments and that the Senate now concur in all House amendments to the bill and that the bill be further amended as follows:

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            (A) commissioner of the department; or
            (B) commissioner's designee;
        who serves as a nonvoting member.
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        " (1) Study issues designated by the legislative council.".
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    Page 4, line 36, delete "(5)" and insert " (6)".
    Page 4, line 36, delete "the governor,".
    Page 4, line 37, delete ", the budget committee, and the administrative rules".
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    Page 4, line 40, delete "thereafter,".
    Page 4, line 40, delete ":" and insert " at least the following:
            (A) An outline of activities of the council.
            (B) Recommendations for any department action.
            (C) Recommendations for any legislative action.
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    Page 4, delete lines 41 through 42.
    Page 5, delete lines 1 through 3.
    (Reference is to ESB 121 as printed March 15, 2001.)




Conference Committee Report

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Engrossed Senate Bill 121



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igned by:

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    Senator GardRepresentative Weinzapfel
    Chairperson

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    Senator SimpsonRepresentative Wolkins

    Senate Conferees    House Conferees


CC012101/DI 52
2001