HB 339, Environmental Justice Commission

Municipal Impact
Position
Contact

Rep. Karla Drenner
District 85
Contact Info

Evaluating
Michael McPherson, (678) 686-6390
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10/20/2021
Economic Development and Redevelopment | Environment |
bill text

This bill would create a 22 member commission to examine facilities regulated by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD), Georgia’s superfund sites, analyze and report on past enforcement actions, review state and local policies and roles in siting and land use, and determine disproportionate environmental impacts on people of color and low-income communities. 

Commission members to be appointed by December 31, 2021 to serve until December 31, 2022.

Study assignments to be made not later than January 31, 2022 with preliminary report due not later than October 30, 2022. Final report due November 30, 2022.

BILL STATUS
2/10/2021 - Assigned To House Committee