HB15-1013

HB15-1013 - South Platte Aquifer Study Recommendations

Passed/Signed into Law
Concerning The Implementation Of Recommendation Number One Set Forth In The Study Of The South Platte River Alluvial Aquifer Prepared By The Colorado Water Institute Pursuant To House Bill 12-1278.

Water Resources Review Committee. Section 1 requires the Colorado water conservation board, in consultation with the state engineer, to administer 2 pilot projects in the areas of Gilcrest/LaSalle and Sterling to evaluate 2 alterative methods of lowering the water table in areas that are experiencing damaging high groundwater levels.

Section 2 of the bill authorizes the state engineer to review an augmentation plan submitted to a water court if it includes the construction of a recharge structure. The water court may approve the augmentation plan only if the state engineer either approves the operation and design of the proposed recharge structure after having determined that the application is not likely to cause injury or proposes changes to the operation and design of the proposed recharge structure as terms and conditions of the application.

Latest update: May 29, 2015
05/29/2015 Governor Signed
05/18/2015 Sent to the Governor
05/18/2015 Signed by the President of the Senate
05/14/2015 Signed by the Speaker of the House
05/06/2015 House Consideration of First Conference Committee Report result was to Adopt Committee Report - Repass
05/06/2015 Senate Consideration of First Conference Committee Report result was to Adopt Committee Report - Repass
05/06/2015 First Conference Committee Result was to Adopt Rerevised w/ Amendments
05/04/2015 House Considered Senate Amendments - Result was to Not Concur - Request Conference Committee
05/01/2015 Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
04/30/2015 Senate Second Reading Passed with Amendments - Committee, Floor
04/28/2015 Senate Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended to Senate Committee of the Whole
04/23/2015 Senate Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources, & Energy Refer Amended to Appropriations
04/14/2015 Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Agriculture, Natural Resources, & Energy + Appropriations
04/13/2015 House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
04/10/2015 House Second Reading Passed with Amendments - Committee
04/06/2015 House Second Reading Laid Over to 04/10/2015 - No Amendments
04/02/2015 House Committee on Appropriations Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole
01/26/2015 House Committee on Agriculture, Livestock, & Natural Resources Refer Amended to Appropriations
01/07/2015 Introduced In House - Assigned to Agriculture, Livestock, & Natural Resources + Appropriations

3rd Reading Vote Summary - HB15-1013*

House Vote Summary - April 13, 2015
YesNoExcusedAbsent
64010
Senate Vote Summary - May 1, 2015
YesNoExcusedAbsent
251000
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