From pages 14-16: Aquatic Nuisance Species: Resolves 2017 Act 67, Sec. 9. (Use Of Bottom Barriers Without A Permit: Clause now struck)
Sec. 3. EFFECTIVE DATE – This act shall take effect on passage.
* * * Aquatic Nuisance and Rapid Response Control Activities * * *
Sec. 1. REPORT ON IMPLEMENTATION OF THE GENERAL PERMIT FOR NONCHEMICAL AQUATIC NUISANCE AND RAPID RESPONSE CONTROL ACTIVITIES
On or before January 15, 2019, the Secretary of Natural Resources shall submit to the House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife and the Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy a report regarding the implementation in 2018 of the general permit for the use of nonchemical aquatic nuisance and rapid response control activities issued under 10 V.S.A. § 1455(m) and 2017 Acts and Resolves No. 67, Sec. 9. The report shall include a summary of the implementation of the general permit, the process for approval of notices of intent for coverage under the general permit, the number of persons who applied for coverage under the general permit, the number of persons who were approved for coverage under the general permit, and any recommendations to improve the implementation of the general permit.
Read the bill as introduced: (14 pages) Aquatic Nuisance Species section was tacked on later in the session.