Location: House Committee on Environment and Energy
Last Recorded Action: House 2/7/2023 – Read First Time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy
Sponsor(s): Rep. Seth Chase Additional Sponsors Rep. Sarah “Sarita” Austin Rep. Patrick Brennan Rep. Josie Leavitt Rep. Michael Morgan Rep. Curt Taylor
Subject: Conservation and development; public waters; navigation; dredging
State of purpose of bill as introduced: This bill proposes to authorize the Department of Environmental Conservation to issue a permit for the dredging of a navigable water in the State to improve navigation of the water. The bill also would establish the Working Group on Navigation of Lake Champlain to evaluate and facilitate the dredging of Lake Champlain between Mallet’s Bay and the Inland Sea in order to improve navigation of Lake Champlain for purposes of public safety, emergency response, and environmental protection.
Read the Bill as Introduced (5 pages)