HB 1117

Water relinquishment bills public hearing

January 23rd, 2012  |  Published in HB 1117, HB 1297, HB 1378

HB 1117, 1297 and 1378 (all dealing with water relinquishment) were part of a public hearing held last week.

All three also have new staff reports, which can downloaded as pdf files at the links below.
HB 1117 analysis
HB 1297 analysis
HB 1378 analysis

You can view the public hearing in the window below or by clicking here.

More water bills scheduled for hearing

January 13th, 2012  |  Published in HB 1117, HB 1297, HB 2415

Along with HB 1117 (Regarding the relinquishment of water rights) noted below, HB 1297 (Concerning the relinquishment of a water right) and HB 2415 (Regarding water rights transfer protocols) are also scheduled for a public hearing. The hearing will be in the House Committee on Agriculture & Natural Resources on January 20 at 8:00 a.m.

HB 1297 has an analysis here.

HB 2415 has no analysis yet, but the bill digest is here.

Water rights relinquishment (HB 1117) scheduled for hearing

January 12th, 2012  |  Published in HB 1117

HB 1117 (Regarding the relinquishment of water rights) is scheduled for a public hearing on January 20 at 8 a.m. in the House Committee on Agriculture & Natural Resources. The hearing will be held in House Hearing Rm A of the John L. O’Brien Building.

Here is the most recent staff report dating back to last year.

NWIFC staff contact for this bill is John Hollowed, who can be contact at jhollowed at nwifc dot org

Action on several water bills

February 10th, 2011  |  Published in HB 1054, HB 1117, HB 1610, SB 5536

HB 1054 (Declaring water conservation practices to be a beneficial use of water for the purposes of relinquishment), HB 1117 (Regarding the relinquishment of water rights) and HB 1610 (Regarding the management of water resources) were each schedule for an executive session in the House Committee on Agriculture & Natural Resources at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 16. Here is the agenda for that meeting.

There was a recent public hearing for HB 1610, you can find it here.

Also, SB 5536 (Regarding the management of water resources) was the topic of a public hearing yesterday. You can listen to the hearing here.

Analysis for capital budget, several bills get executive sessions

January 27th, 2011  |  Published in HB 1054, HB 1117, HB 1210, HB 1497, Tracking Archive 2011-12

The state capital budget (HB 1497) will be the subject of a hearing later today and also has a new staff analysis available. You can download it here or read it below.

Also, HB 1210 (Regarding the standardization of salmon fishing time for gill net gear and purse seine gear in Puget Sound) will be part of an executive session in the House Committee on Agriculture & Natural Resources at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 1.

HB 1054 (Declaring water conservation practices to be a beneficial use of water for the purposes of relinquishment) and HB 1117 (Regarding the relinquishment of water rights) will be part of an executive session in the House Committee on Agriculture & Natural Resources at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 1.

HB 1117 and HB 1054 have hearings and new reports today

January 25th, 2011  |  Published in HB 1054, HB 1117, Tracking Archive 2011-12

HB 1117 (Regarding the relinquishment of water rights) and HB 1054 (Declaring water conservation practices to be a beneficial use of water for the purposes of relinquishment) will both have a hearing today in the House Committee on Agriculture & Natural Resources at 10:00 a.m. Here is more information on that meeting.

Both bills also have new reports. They can be viewed below or at these links (1054 report and 1117 report).

NWIFC contact is John Hollowed.

Several bills get hearings and one new bill analysis

January 19th, 2011  |  Published in HB 1054, HB 1082, HB 1117, HB 1210, Tracking Archive 2011-12

Several bills that are being tracked will get hearings next week.

HB 1054 (Declaring water conservation practices to be a beneficial use of water for the purposes of relinquishment) and HB 1117 (Regarding the relinquishment of water rights) will be heard by the House Committee on Agriculture & Natural Resources at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 25. NWIFC contact for both is John Hollowed.

HB 1210 (Regarding the standardization of salmon fishing time for gill net gear and purse seine gear in Puget Sound) will be heard by the House Committee on Agriculture & Natural Resources at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 26. NWIFC contact is Michael Grayum.

HB 1082 (Concerning violations of the shoreline management act and the growth management act) also received a new bill report, which can be viewed here or below. NWIFC contact is John Hollowed.

New bills today on wolf managment and water rights relinquishment

January 12th, 2011  |  Published in HB 1117, Tracking Archive 2011-12

Ten new bills and a join resolution were introduced today, three of which all dealt with wold management. There is another bill (HB 1117) that deals with water rights relinquishment.

All new natural resources bills can be viewed here.