MI Statewide Code for Onsite Wastewater

To keep track of this initiative in order use the Pull Down Menu above

Please note that due to the unimaginable situation Michigan’s Public Health Departments are currently dealing with – the Consensus project to draft suggested rules has been suspended until life returns to some semblance of normalcy.

Please remember all those who are front line responders and stay home!

See most recent activity here: https://wastewatereducation.info/2020/03/13/if-a-successful-outcome-is-the-goal-then-take-the-time-to-do-it-right/

Kick off to monthly Consensus meetings

Toward a Michigan Sanitary System Administrative Code

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A NOTE: On April 17, 2018 the third public discussion forum was held – to view the recording and download resources use this link.

[On May 31, 2018 – the following article was published – “Kill the Bill?: What price environmental protection?”

On March 8, 2018, WasteWater Education 501(c)3 was asked to host a public forum to allow discussion of a released draft of proposed legislation to enact a statewide Michigan Code for onsite wastewater systems.

To that point very little was known about how the process had been either created or conducted.

On March 8, 56 professionals representing a wide range of stakeholders were able to access and publicly discuss the Draft 1 Bill language for the first time.

As this has become a lengthy and convoluted conversation we have created a hierarchy of pages in the order information was released. See the Drop Down Menu above.

see: http://legislature.mi.gov/doc.aspx?2018-HB-5752
and
http://legislature.mi.gov/doc.aspx?2018-HB-5753

On April 11, 2018 the revised 2 pieces of legislation had their first hearing in front of the MI House Natural Resources Committee – A recording is available here.

An analysis of the 2 Bills can be read here – http://www.legislature.mi.gov/documents/2017-2018/billanalysis/House/htm/2017-HLA-5752-4A95244B.htm

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