HB 1177

Private land field investigations bill passes Senate, on to governor

April 1st, 2011  |  Published in HB 1177

EHB 1777 (Regarding field investigations on privately owned lands) passed the Senate on a 26 to 20 vote (3 excused) yesterday. The next step is a signature by the governor. There were no amendments on the floor of the Senate.

Private owned field investigation bill passed out of committee

March 22nd, 2011  |  Published in HB 1177

EHB 1177 (Regarding field investigations on privately owned lands) was passed out of the Senate Committee on Government Operations and Tribal Relations & Elections with a do pass recommendation.

There were no amendments to the bill in committee, but it has a new staff report which can be viewed here or in the window below.

Public hearing on privately owned lands field investigations bill

March 16th, 2011  |  Published in HB 1177

EHB 1177 (Regarding field investigations on privately owned lands) received a public hearing in the Senate Committee on Government Operations and Tribal Relations & Elections. You can watch the hearing at this link or in the window below.

Several bills scheduled for hearings

March 10th, 2011  |  Published in HB 1177, HB 1783, HB 1885

HB 1885 (Providing streamlining improvements in the administration of programs affecting the natural environment) has been scheduled for a hearing in the Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Marine Waters on March 14 at 1:30 p.m. The hearing will be held in Senate Hearing Rm 2 of the J.A. Cherberg Building.

EHB 1177 (Regarding field investigations on privately owned lands) has been scheduled for a hearing in the Senate Committee on Government Operations and Tribal Relations & Elections on March 15 at 1:30 p.m. The hearing will be held in Senate Hearing Rm 2 of the J.A. Cherberg Building.

HB 1783 (Amending the consideration of houseboats and houseboat moorages for the purposes of aquatic lands and shoreline management) has been scheduled for a hearing in the Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Marine Waters on March 17 at 1:30 p.m. The hearing will be held in Senate Hearing Rm 2 of the J.A. Cherberg Building.

Private lands field investigation bill passes house

March 7th, 2011  |  Published in HB 1177

EHB 1177 (Regarding field investigations on privately owned lands) passed the house. The bill was amended before vote, the changes can be viewed here (pdf file) and the original bill here (pdf file).

There is also a staff report that summarizes the bill as reported out of committee (before the amendment from the house floor. That report can be viewed here or below

NWIFC contact is Jim Peters.

HB 1054 and HB 1177 see no action in executive session

February 2nd, 2011  |  Published in HB 1054, HB 1177, Tracking Archive 2011-12

No action was taken on either HB 1054 (Declaring water conservation practices to be a beneficial use of water for the purposes of relinquishment) or HB 1117 (Regarding the relinquishment of water rights) in scheduled executive sessions yesterday.

No further action has been scheduled for either bill.