HB15-1178 - Emergency Well Pumping Damaging High Groundwater

Passed/Signed into Law
Concerning The State Engineer's Authority To Allow Well Users To Lower The Water Table In An Area That The State Engineer Determines Is Experiencing Damaging High Groundwater Levels.

The bill authorizes the state engineer, for the purpose of lowering the water table in an area that the state engineer determines is experiencing damaging high groundwater levels, to rescind an order or to decline to order a well user in the area to discontinue an out-of-priority diversion or to replace an amount of water otherwise required by an augmentation plan or a substitute water supply plan.

Latest update: June 5, 2015
06/05/2015 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 Considered Senate Amendments - Result was to Concur - Repass
05/06/2015 Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
05/05/2015 Senate Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee
05/01/2015 Senate Committee on Appropriations Refer Amended to Senate Committee of the Whole
04/30/2015 Senate Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources, & Energy Refer Amended to Appropriations
04/28/2015 Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Agriculture, Natural Resources, & Energy
04/28/2015 House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
04/27/2015 House Second Reading Passed with Amendments - Committee
04/24/2015 House Second Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments
04/24/2015 House Committee on Appropriations Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole
03/02/2015 House Committee on Agriculture, Livestock, & Natural Resources Refer Amended to Appropriations
02/18/2015 House Committee on Agriculture, Livestock, & Natural Resources Witness Testimony and/or Committee Discussion Only
01/29/2015 Introduced In House - Assigned to Agriculture, Livestock, & Natural Resources

3rd Reading Vote Summary - HB15-1178*

House Vote Summary - April 28, 2015
Senate Vote Summary - May 6, 2015
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