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SB 1322 Comprehensive plan; healthy communities strategy.

Introduced by: Jennifer L. McClellan | Ghazala F. Hashmi | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

Comprehensive plan; healthy communities strategy. Authorizes cities with populations greater than 20,000 and counties with populations greater than 100,000, beginning July 1, 2023, to consider, at the next and all subsequent reviews of the comprehensive plan, adopting a healthy communities strategy. The bill provides that the locality's strategy may include identifying neighborhoods with major sources of pollution or hazardous waste and identifying objectives and policies to reduce health risks in such neighborhoods, to promote civic engagement by residents of such neighborhoods, and to prioritize improvements and programs that address the needs of such neighborhoods.



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