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House Bill 1224

House Bill 1224

ARCHIVE (2009)

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DIGEST OF HB1224 (Updated April 24, 2009 10:41 am - DI 84)

Water resources task force. Creates a ten member water resources task force (task force) to study and make recommendations concerning water availability as an economic and environmental necessity. Provides that appointments to the task force are made by the director of the department of natural resources (DNR), provides that the director of DNR is a nonvoting member, and requires DNR to staff the task force. Provides that a member must attend a minimum of 50% of the meetings of the task force or be replaced. Requires certain state agencies to designate a representative to advise the task force. Permits invitation of representatives of other state and federal agencies to advise the task force. Requires the task force to make an annual report of its activities to the water resources study committee and the legislative council. Requires the water resources study committee to study the regulation of residential irrigation system installations and ground water preservation and protection.
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