5489-S2 AMH SHEA OMLI 234

  

2SSB 5489 - H AMD TO APP COMM AMD (H-2877.1/19) 727

By Representative Shea

On page 2, beginning on line 22 of the striking amendment, after "Sec. 2." strike all material through "hospitalization" on page 3, line 32 and insert "For the purposes of this act, unless the context clearly requires otherwise, "state agency" means a state agency that is represented on the task force created under section 4 of this act"

On page 6, at the beginning of line 4 of the striking amendment, strike "and"

On page 6, line 11 of the striking amendment, after "populations" insert "; and

(f) Definitions for the following terms: cumulative impact analysis, environmental burdens, environmental justice, equity analysis, fair treatment, highly impacted communities, meaningful involvement, precautionary approach, and vulnerable populations. The task force must detail the distinction between "environmental justice" and "justice", using the definition of "justice" found in the Meriam-Webster Dictionary"

EFFECT:   Removes all of the definitions, except for the definition of "state agency", and instead requires the task force to establish definitions for the terms provided under the definition section, except for the definition of "state agency".

Requires the task force to detail the distinction between "environmental justice" and "justice", using the definition of "justice" found in the Meriam-Webster Dictionary.

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