House Bill (S)

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DIGEST

Transborder groundwater authority. Establishes the Indiana-Kentucky transborder groundwater authority (authority). Requires the authority to study ownership rights in the groundwater resources shared by Indiana and Kentucky and to explore the desirability of entering into an interstate compact with Kentucky concerning the use of the groundwater underlying southern Indiana and northern Kentucky. Authorizes the authority to invite government officials from Kentucky to attend the authority's meetings and advise the authority. Authorizes the authority to receive grants and appropriations from governmental and private sources. Requires the state board of accounts to prescribe the methods and forms for keeping and to periodically audit Transborder groundwater authority. Establishes the Indiana-Kentucky transborder groundwater authority (authority). Requires the authority to study ownership rights in the groundwater resources shared by Indiana and Kentucky and to explore the desirability of entering into an interstate compact with Kentucky concerning the use of the groundwater underlying southern Indiana and northern Kentucky. Authorizes the authority to invite government officials from Kentucky to attend the authority's meetings and advise the authority. Authorizes the authority to receive grants and appropriations from governmental and private sources. Requires the state board of accounts to prescribe the methods and forms for keeping and to periodically audit the accounts, records, and books of the authority. Provides that the authority expires July 1, 2022. ... View more