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SB 164 (2023)

Protect "biodiversity" in state laws

Summary:

Defines "biodiversity" and includes it in various land use regulations and other state laws. For example, this bill requires state departments to consider the preservation of biodiversity when evaluating projects.

The Senate amended the bill to more narrowly include biodiversity in the Land and Community Heritage Investment Program (LCHIP) laws.

Bill Sponsor:
David H. Watters
Bill Became Law?:
No
Status:
HOUSE
Status Detail:
Tabled in the House
Public Hearing Date:
04/19/2023 01:00 pm
Public Hearing Location:
LOB Room 305-307
House Voting Date:
05/18/2023
Senate Voting Date:
02/22/2023
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